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Review: could Xanax cause Ocd?

Summary: Ocd could be caused by Xanax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zoloft, and have Pain.

We study 54,812 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 220 have Ocd. Find out below who they are, when they have Ocd 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.

Ocd

Ocd (obsessive-compulsive disorder) (latest reports from 33,832 patients) has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, restless leg syndrome, depression, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 54,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 220 people (0.40%) have Ocd. They amount to 0.65% of all the 33,803 people who have Ocd on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ocd in Xanax reports

Time on Xanax when people have Ocd * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ocd80.95%4.76%0.00%9.52%4.76%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Ocd when taking Xanax * :

FemaleMale
Ocd64.73%35.27%

Age of people who have Ocd when taking Xanax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ocd0.00%0.00%0.88%21.24%28.32%20.35%27.43%1.77%

Severity of Ocd when taking Xanax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ocd0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

How people recovered from Ocd ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ocd0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (100 people, 45.45%)
  2. Anxiety (91 people, 41.36%)
  3. Depression (52 people, 23.64%)
  4. Back pain (35 people, 15.91%)
  5. Restless legs syndrome (35 people, 15.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zoloft (92 people, 41.82%)
  2. Paxil (75 people, 34.09%)
  3. Oxycontin (64 people, 29.09%)
  4. Neurontin (59 people, 26.82%)
  5. Mirapex (54 people, 24.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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