Xanax and Impaired driving ability - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Lyrica, and have Stress and anxiety . We study 78,144 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA. Among them, 323 have Impaired driving ability. Find out below who they are, when they have Impaired driving ability 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 84,825 users)

Impaired Driving Ability

Impaired driving ability has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, insomnia, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 7,193 Impaired driving ability patients).

On Feb, 08, 2017

78,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 323 people (0.41%) 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: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 44.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 65.83 %
  • male: 34.17 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.18 %
  • 20-29: 4.72 %
  • 30-39: 11.81 %
  • 40-49: 30.71 %
  • 50-59: 23.23 %
  • 60+: 28.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (75 people, 23.22%)
  • Pain (54 people, 16.72%)
  • Depression (48 people, 14.86%)
  • Insomnia (35 people, 10.84%)
  • High Blood Pressure (28 people, 8.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (49 people, 15.17%)
  • Ambien (45 people, 13.93%)
  • Zoloft (38 people, 11.76%)
  • Neurontin (38 people, 11.76%)
  • Wellbutrin (32 people, 9.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (86 people, 26.63%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (76 people, 23.53%)
  • Pain (67 people, 20.74%)
  • Memory Loss (66 people, 20.43%)
  • Insomnia (66 people, 20.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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