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Review: could Xanax cause Neuropathy peripheral?

Summary: Neuropathy peripheral could be caused by Xanax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Zometa, and have Depression.

We study 54,812 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 787 have Neuropathy peripheral. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy peripheral 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.

Neuropathy peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) (latest reports from 201,807 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 54,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 787 people (1.44%) have Neuropathy Peripheral. They amount to 0.39% of all the 201,191 people who have Neuropathy Peripheral on eHealthMe.

Trend of Neuropathy peripheral in Xanax reports

Time on Xanax when people have Neuropathy peripheral * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Neuropathy peripheral8.70%21.74%0.00%21.74%43.48%4.35%0.00%

Gender of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Xanax * :

FemaleMale
Neuropathy peripheral72.55%27.45%

Age of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Xanax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neuropathy peripheral0.00%0.00%0.56%2.96%9.30%28.59%31.27%27.32%

Severity of Neuropathy peripheral when taking Xanax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Neuropathy peripheral0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Neuropathy peripheral ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (119 people, 15.12%)
  2. Anxiety (119 people, 15.12%)
  3. Pain (111 people, 14.10%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (103 people, 13.09%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (74 people, 9.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (325 people, 41.30%)
  2. Aspirin (257 people, 32.66%)
  3. Neurontin (256 people, 32.53%)
  4. Lasix (240 people, 30.50%)
  5. Aredia (234 people, 29.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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