Review: could Xanax cause Renal Failure?


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 55,301 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 881 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

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Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 58,022 users)

Renal Failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, renal failure acute, weakness, cardiac failure (latest reports from 56,573 Renal failure patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

55,301 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 881 people (1.59%) have Renal Failure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Renal failure?

Time on Xanax when people have Renal Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 13.4 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.31 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.03 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 59.79 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.03 %
  • 10+ years: 11.34 %

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

  • female: 54.69 %
  • male: 45.31 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.68 %
  • 20-29: 0.96 %
  • 30-39: 7.67 %
  • 40-49: 15.07 %
  • 50-59: 25.21 %
  • 60+: 50.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (121 people)
  • Depression (111 people)
  • Pain (110 people)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (82 people)
  • Hypertension (61 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (249 people)
  • Neurontin (169 people)
  • Ambien (134 people)
  • Aspirin (131 people)
  • Protonix (125 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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