Who have Pruritus with Xanax?


Summary

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 Aspirin, and have Stress and anxiety . We study 80,172 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,772 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus 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 84,698 users)

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,259 Pruritus patients).

On Nov, 26, 2016

80,172 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 1,772 people (2.21%) have Pruritus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Pruritus?

Time on Xanax when people have Pruritus *:

  • < 1 month: 19.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.3 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.13 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.64 %
  • 10+ years: 4.26 %

Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 75.27 %
  • male: 24.73 %

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.35 %
  • 20-29: 2.46 %
  • 30-39: 6.69 %
  • 40-49: 21.46 %
  • 50-59: 27.09 %
  • 60+: 41.73 %

Severity of Pruritus **:

  • least: 5.88 %
  • moderate: 35.29 %
  • severe: 41.18 %
  • most severe: 17.65 %

How people recovered from Pruritus **:

  • while on drug: 18.18 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 81.82 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (171 people, 9.65%)
  • Synthroid (169 people, 9.54%)
  • Lasix (156 people, 8.80%)
  • Ambien (156 people, 8.80%)
  • Nexium (143 people, 8.07%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Xanax, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (180 people, 10.16%)
  • Depression (170 people, 9.59%)
  • High Blood Pressure (163 people, 9.20%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (145 people, 8.18%)
  • Hepatitis C (98 people, 5.53%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Rashes (533 people, 30.08%)
  • Nausea (336 people, 18.96%)
  • Fatigue (286 people, 16.14%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (236 people, 13.32%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (230 people, 12.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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