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Review: could Xanax cause Lower blood pressure (Hypotension)?

Summary: Lower blood pressure is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Stress and anxiety.

We study 55,053 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,667 have Lower blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more.

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Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,014 Xanax users)

Lower blood pressure

Lower blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 107,393 Lower blood pressure patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 55,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 1,603 people (2.91%) have Lower Blood Pressure.

Trend of Lower blood pressure in Xanax reports

Time on Xanax when people have Lower blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lower blood pressure57.32%9.76%1.22%17.07%10.98%1.22%2.44%

Gender of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Xanax * :

FemaleMale
Lower blood pressure63.13%36.87%

Age of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Xanax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lower blood pressure0.07%0.07%0.20%3.21%7.63%16.40%24.36%48.06%

Severity of Lower blood pressure when taking Xanax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lower blood pressure27.27%27.27%36.36%9.09%

How people recovered from Lower blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lower blood pressure25.00%25.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (229 people, 14.29%)
  2. Depression (188 people, 11.73%)
  3. Hypertension (182 people, 11.35%)
  4. Pain (112 people, 6.99%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (71 people, 4.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (347 people, 21.65%)
  2. Lasix (297 people, 18.53%)
  3. Ambien (231 people, 14.41%)
  4. Nexium (207 people, 12.91%)
  5. Protonix (207 people, 12.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Melanie on Dec, 7, 2012:

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    jerry mckellips on Nov, 23, 2012:

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