Review: could Xanax cause Renal Failure?


Summary

Renal failure is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Anxiety . We study 78,086 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,026 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure 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 82,504 users)

Renal Failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, acute kidney failure, weakness, cardiac failure (latest reports from 80,375 Renal failure patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

78,086 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 1,026 people (1.31%) have Renal Failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Renal failure?

Time on Xanax when people have Renal Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 18.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 53.75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.5 %
  • 10+ years: 11.25 %

Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 58.75 %
  • male: 41.25 %

Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.12 %
  • 10-19: 0.59 %
  • 20-29: 1.06 %
  • 30-39: 7.62 %
  • 40-49: 15.01 %
  • 50-59: 24.38 %
  • 60+: 51.23 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (160 people, 15.59%)
  • Pain (142 people, 13.84%)
  • Depression (140 people, 13.65%)
  • Hypertension (85 people, 8.28%)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (83 people, 8.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (289 people, 28.17%)
  • Neurontin (182 people, 17.74%)
  • Ambien (157 people, 15.30%)
  • Aspirin (148 people, 14.42%)
  • Protonix (135 people, 13.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (350 people, 34.11%)
  • Anxiety (324 people, 31.58%)
  • Injury (238 people, 23.20%)
  • Nausea (229 people, 22.32%)
  • Dyspnoea (206 people, 20.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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