Could Xanax cause Psoriasis - from FDA reports
Psoriasis is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Humira, and have Stress and anxiety . We study 78,144 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA. Among them, 339 have Psoriasis. Find out below who they are, when they have Psoriasis and more.
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Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 84,757 users)
Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin) has been reported by people with psoriasis, psoriatic arthropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease (latest reports from 164,199 Psoriasis patients).
On Dec, 25, 2016
78,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 339 people (0.43%) have Psoriasis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Xanax when people have Psoriasis *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 100 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Psoriasis when taking Xanax *:
- female: 73.21 %
- male: 26.79 %
Age of people who have Psoriasis when taking Xanax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.75 %
- 20-29: 6.04 %
- 30-39: 9.81 %
- 40-49: 21.51 %
- 50-59: 36.6 %
- 60+: 25.28 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (120 people, 35.40%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (81 people, 23.89%)
- Pain (53 people, 15.63%)
- High Blood Pressure (53 people, 15.63%)
- Depression (53 people, 15.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (166 people, 48.97%)
- Enbrel (41 people, 12.09%)
- Prilosec (37 people, 10.91%)
- Methotrexate (33 people, 9.73%)
- Neurontin (32 people, 9.44%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (53 people, 15.63%)
- Headache (39 people, 11.50%)
- Drug Ineffective (39 people, 11.50%)
- Pain (37 people, 10.91%)
- Rashes (36 people, 10.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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