Could Xanax cause Paranoia - from FDA reports


Summary

Paranoia is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Stress and anxiety . We study 78,144 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA. Among them, 432 have Paranoia. Find out below who they are, when they have Paranoia and more.

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Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 84,757 users)

Paranoia

Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 14,316 Paranoia patients).

On Jan, 08, 2017

78,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 432 people (0.55%) have Paranoia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Paranoia?

Time on Xanax when people have Paranoia *:

  • < 1 month: 21.88 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.88 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.12 %
  • 10+ years: 25.0 %

Gender of people who have Paranoia when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 63.21 %
  • male: 36.79 %

Age of people who have Paranoia when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.32 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.63 %
  • 20-29: 8.86 %
  • 30-39: 25.95 %
  • 40-49: 24.37 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 14.87 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (114 people, 26.39%)
  • Pain (79 people, 18.29%)
  • Depression (75 people, 17.36%)
  • Quit Smoking (47 people, 10.88%)
  • Panic Disorder (24 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (78 people, 18.06%)
  • Zoloft (70 people, 16.20%)
  • Seroquel (59 people, 13.66%)
  • Lexapro (56 people, 12.96%)
  • Ambien (55 people, 12.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (194 people, 44.91%)
  • Depression (165 people, 38.19%)
  • Insomnia (136 people, 31.48%)
  • Pain (109 people, 25.23%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (92 people, 21.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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