Review: could Xanax cause Paranoia?
Summary: Paranoia could be caused by Xanax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Oxycontin, and have Anxiety.
We study 54,772 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 359 have Paranoia. Find out below who they are, when they have Paranoia and more.
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On Apr, 10, 2014: 54,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 359 people (0.66%) have Paranoia. They amount to 0.60% of all the 59,659 people who have Paranoia on eHealthMe.
Time on Xanax when people have Paranoia * :
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Gender of people who have Paranoia when taking Xanax * :
Age of people who have Paranoia when taking Xanax * :
Severity of Paranoia when taking Xanax ** :
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How people recovered from Paranoia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (119 people, 33.15%)
- Depression (86 people, 23.96%)
- Pain (79 people, 22.01%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (54 people, 15.04%)
- Sleep disorder (32 people, 8.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycontin (81 people, 22.56%)
- Zoloft (76 people, 21.17%)
- Lexapro (69 people, 19.22%)
- Wellbutrin (67 people, 18.66%)
- Neurontin (67 people, 18.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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