Review: could Xanax cause Mental disorder?
Summary: Mental disorder is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zoloft, and have Stress and anxiety.
We study 55,076 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 598 have Mental disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Mental disorder and more.
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Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,031 Xanax users)
Mental disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, pain, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 20,984 Mental disorder patients)
On Jan, 31, 2015: 55,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 598 people (1.09%) have Mental Disorder.
Time on Xanax when people have Mental disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mental disorder||4.48%||1.49%||2.99%||20.90%||53.73%||8.96%||7.46% |
Gender of people who have Mental disorder when taking Xanax * :
|Mental disorder||70.42%||29.58% |
Age of people who have Mental disorder when taking Xanax * :
|Mental disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.52%||8.93%||18.04%||19.76%||20.96%||31.79% |
Severity of Mental disorder when taking Xanax ** :
How people recovered from Mental disorder ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (216 people, 36.12%)
- Depression (165 people, 27.59%)
- Pain (95 people, 15.89%)
- Hypertension (74 people, 12.37%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (68 people, 11.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (133 people, 22.24%)
- Lexapro (111 people, 18.56%)
- Seroquel (103 people, 17.22%)
- Neurontin (100 people, 16.72%)
- Ambien (98 people, 16.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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