Review: could Xanax cause Impaired Driving Ability?


Impaired driving ability is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ambien, and have Anxiety . We study 60,124 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 241 have Impaired driving ability. Find out below who they are, when they have Impaired driving ability and more.

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Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 61,398 users)

Impaired Driving Ability

Impaired driving ability (latest reports from 5,279 Impaired driving ability patients).

On Aug, 17, 2016

60,124 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 241 people (0.4%) have Impaired Driving Ability

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Impaired driving ability?

Time on Xanax when people have Impaired Driving Ability *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Impaired Driving Ability when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Impaired Driving Ability when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.53 %
  • 20-29: 4.28 %
  • 30-39: 10.16 %
  • 40-49: 32.62 %
  • 50-59: 25.67 %
  • 60+: 26.74 %

Severity if Impaired Driving Ability when taking Xanax **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (56 people)
  • Pain (42 people)
  • Depression (38 people)
  • Insomnia (30 people)
  • Hypertension (23 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (43 people)
  • Neurontin (37 people)
  • Zoloft (35 people)
  • Lyrica (33 people)
  • Synthroid (27 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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