Review: could Xanax cause Impaired driving ability?
We study 54,897 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 236 have Impaired driving ability. Find out below who they are, when they have Impaired driving ability and more.
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Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,837 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Impaired driving ability
Impaired driving ability (latest reports from 24,961 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, insomnia, pain, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 54,890 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 236 people (0.43%) have Impaired Driving Ability. They amount to 0.95% of all the 24,937 people who have Impaired Driving Ability on eHealthMe.
Time on Xanax when people have Impaired driving ability * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Impaired driving ability||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Impaired driving ability when taking Xanax * :
|Impaired driving ability||66.54%||33.46% |
Age of people who have Impaired driving ability when taking Xanax * :
|Impaired driving ability||0.00%||0.00%||0.96%||3.35%||11.00%||36.84%||22.49%||25.36% |
Severity of Impaired driving ability when taking Xanax ** :
How people recovered from Impaired driving ability ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (67 people, 28.39%)
- Pain (49 people, 20.76%)
- Depression (46 people, 19.49%)
- Insomnia (34 people, 14.41%)
- Back pain (26 people, 11.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (46 people, 19.49%)
- Neurontin (42 people, 17.80%)
- Zoloft (40 people, 16.95%)
- Aspirin (36 people, 15.25%)
- Wellbutrin (32 people, 13.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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