Who have Seizure with Xanax?


Summary

Seizure is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Stress and anxiety . We study 80,167 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 252 have Seizure. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure 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 84,688 users)

Seizure

Seizure (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) has been reported by people with seizures, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, depression, pain (latest reports from 26,072 Seizure patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

80,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 252 people (0.31%) have Seizure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Seizure?

Time on Xanax when people have Seizure *:

  • < 1 month: 34.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.7 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.39 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.39 %
  • 10+ years: 8.7 %

Gender of people who have Seizure when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 70.95 %
  • male: 29.05 %

Age of people who have Seizure when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 1.72 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.57 %
  • 20-29: 12.64 %
  • 30-39: 22.41 %
  • 40-49: 20.11 %
  • 50-59: 22.99 %
  • 60+: 19.54 %

Severity of Seizure **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Seizure **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (33 people, 13.10%)
  • Keppra (29 people, 11.51%)
  • Ambien (23 people, 9.13%)
  • Gabapentin. (22 people, 8.73%)
  • Lyrica (21 people, 8.33%)

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

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Sclerosis (35 people, 13.89%)
  • Pain (29 people, 11.51%)
  • High Blood Pressure (15 people, 5.95%)
  • Narcolepsy (14 people, 5.56%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (13 people, 5.16%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (31 people, 12.30%)
  • Memory Loss (30 people, 11.90%)
  • Fall (28 people, 11.11%)
  • Insomnia (24 people, 9.52%)
  • Headache (21 people, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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