Xanax and Itchiness - from FDA reports


Summary

Itchiness is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Itchiness with Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 84,702 people who have side effects when taking Xanax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

84,702 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 1,931 people (2.28%) have Itchiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Itchiness?

Time on Xanax when people have Itchiness *:

  • < 1 month: 34.48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 51.72 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.45 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.9 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itchiness when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 75.37 %
  • male: 24.63 %

Age of people who have Itchiness when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.33 %
  • 20-29: 2.28 %
  • 30-39: 6.39 %
  • 40-49: 21.0 %
  • 50-59: 26.68 %
  • 60+: 43.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (157 people, 8.13%)
  • Hepatitis C (98 people, 5.08%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (89 people, 4.61%)
  • Diabetes (84 people, 4.35%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (73 people, 3.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (189 people, 9.79%)
  • Lasix (179 people, 9.27%)
  • Aspirin (172 people, 8.91%)
  • Ambien (168 people, 8.70%)
  • Nexium (163 people, 8.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (595 people, 30.81%)
  • Nausea (372 people, 19.26%)
  • Fatigue (333 people, 17.24%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (262 people, 13.57%)
  • Headache (261 people, 13.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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