Review: could Xanax cause Ocd?
We study 54,897 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 221 have Ocd. Find out below who they are, when they have Ocd and more.
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Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,837 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Ocd (obsessive-compulsive disorder) (latest reports from 34,319 patients) has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, restless leg syndrome, depression, pain, stress and anxiety.
On Jul, 17, 2014: 54,890 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 221 people (0.40%) have Ocd. They amount to 0.64% of all the 34,315 people who have Ocd on eHealthMe.
Time on Xanax when people have Ocd * :
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Gender of people who have Ocd when taking Xanax * :
Age of people who have Ocd when taking Xanax * :
Severity of Ocd when taking Xanax ** :
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How people recovered from Ocd ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (100 people, 45.25%)
- Anxiety (91 people, 41.18%)
- Depression (52 people, 23.53%)
- Back pain (35 people, 15.84%)
- Restless legs syndrome (35 people, 15.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (92 people, 41.63%)
- Paxil (75 people, 33.94%)
- Oxycontin (64 people, 28.96%)
- Neurontin (59 people, 26.70%)
- Mirapex (54 people, 24.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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