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Review: could Xanax cause Lower blood pressure?

Summary: Lower blood pressure could be caused by Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Anxiety.

We study 54,772 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,602 have Lower blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more.

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Xanax

Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,738 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Xanax include stress and anxiety, nausea aggravated, nausea, anxiety aggravated, pain.

Lower blood pressure

Lower blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) (latest reports from 691,522 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 54,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 1,602 people (2.92%) have Lower Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.23% of all the 693,186 people who have Lower Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.

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 pressure63.17%36.83%

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%3.22%7.64%16.41%24.31%48.09%

Severity of Lower blood pressure when taking Xanax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lower blood pressure20.00%30.00%40.00%10.00%

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 (187 people, 11.67%)
  3. Hypertension (182 people, 11.36%)
  4. Pain (112 people, 6.99%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (71 people, 4.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (347 people, 21.66%)
  2. Lasix (297 people, 18.54%)
  3. Ambien (231 people, 14.42%)
  4. Nexium (207 people, 12.92%)
  5. Protonix (207 people, 12.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Please help my husband. He's had 4 of 6 chemo treatments for sclc that has metastisized to liver. All of a sudden, he's begun hyperventilating and when blood gases were checked, found to have good O2, low CO2. His mid-point scans showed no visible signs of lung tumors and visibly shrunk liver lesions. He's 64, a lifetime smoker. His weight has dropped from 168 to 140. Thank you so much.

    (I'm wondering if it's the citalopram or ritalin or a combination of.)

    Reply

    Melanie on Dec, 7, 2012:

    As a chronic hyperventilator myself, I can say with certainty that it's the Ritalin that's causing the hyperventilation. It's a stimulant, and stimulating the nervous system triggers hyperventilation.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • attacks are sudden. I get dizzy, want to faint, weak, fatigued, BP 162/148

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