Review: could Xanax cause Hives?


Summary

Hives is reported only by a few people who take Xanax. We study 63,565 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Hives. Find out below who they are, when they have Hives and more.

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Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 65,513 users)

Hives

Hives has been reported by people with neck pain, drowsiness, arrhythmias, joint pain, numbness and tingling (latest reports from 903 Hives patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

63,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Hives


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Hives?

Time on Xanax when people have Hives *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 66.67 %

Gender of people who have Hives when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Hives when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 25 %
  • 30-39: 25 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 50 %

Severity if Hives when taking Xanax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hives **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety Disorder (5 people)
  • Vitamin K Decreased (4 people)
  • Vitamin D Decreased (4 people)
  • Atrial Flutter (4 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (4 people)
  • Potassium Gluconate (4 people)
  • Gabapentin (4 people)
  • Claritin (4 people)
  • Amoxicillin (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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