Xanax and Pruritus - from FDA reports
Pruritus is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Pruritus with Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 82,679 people who have side effects when taking Xanax from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 06, 2017
82,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 1,878 people (2.27%) have Pruritus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Xanax when people have Pruritus *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 51.85 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.7 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.7 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.41 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Xanax *:
- female: 75.22 %
- male: 24.78 %
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Xanax *:
- 0-1: 0.07 %
- 2-9: 0.07 %
- 10-19: 0.33 %
- 20-29: 2.34 %
- 30-39: 6.43 %
- 40-49: 21.22 %
- 50-59: 27.04 %
- 60+: 42.44 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (321 people, 17.09%)
- Pain (185 people, 9.85%)
- Depression (173 people, 9.21%)
- High Blood Pressure (169 people, 9.00%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (153 people, 8.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Synthroid (176 people, 9.37%)
- Aspirin (172 people, 9.16%)
- Lasix (166 people, 8.84%)
- Ambien (164 people, 8.73%)
- Nexium (150 people, 7.99%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (575 people, 30.62%)
- Nausea (355 people, 18.90%)
- Fatigue (315 people, 16.77%)
- Headache (248 people, 13.21%)
- Breathing Difficulty (248 people, 13.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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