Xanax and Muscle cramps - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle cramps 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 Oxycontin, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Muscle cramps with Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 82,679 people who have side effects when taking Xanax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 18, 2017

82,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 242 people (0.29%) have Muscle Cramps


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Muscle cramps?

Time on Xanax when people have Muscle Cramps *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Cramps when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 67.63 %
  • male: 32.37 %

Age of people who have Muscle Cramps when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.45 %
  • 20-29: 8.04 %
  • 30-39: 20.54 %
  • 40-49: 23.21 %
  • 50-59: 15.18 %
  • 60+: 32.59 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (41 people, 16.94%)
  • Osteoporosis (21 people, 8.68%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 4.55%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 4.13%)
  • Crohn's Disease (3 people, 1.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (69 people, 28.51%)
  • Paxil (42 people, 17.36%)
  • Prevacid (40 people, 16.53%)
  • Vioxx (34 people, 14.05%)
  • Prilosec (33 people, 13.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (102 people, 42.15%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (77 people, 31.82%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (73 people, 30.17%)
  • Drug Dependence (71 people, 29.34%)
  • Fatigue (66 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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