Xanax and Seizure - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Seizure with Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 82,679 people who have side effects when taking Xanax from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 29, 2017

82,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 303 people (0.37%) have Seizure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Seizure?

Time on Xanax when people have Seizure *:

  • < 1 month: 30 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10 %
  • 10+ years: 10 %

Gender of people who have Seizure when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 70.45 %
  • male: 29.55 %

Age of people who have Seizure when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 1.4 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.93 %
  • 20-29: 9.81 %
  • 30-39: 22.9 %
  • 40-49: 21.5 %
  • 50-59: 22.9 %
  • 60+: 20.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (73 people, 24.09%)
  • Depression (52 people, 17.16%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (44 people, 14.52%)
  • Pain (36 people, 11.88%)
  • Panic Disorder (22 people, 7.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (42 people, 13.86%)
  • Lyrica (36 people, 11.88%)
  • Keppra (35 people, 11.55%)
  • Ambien (28 people, 9.24%)
  • Xyrem (25 people, 8.25%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (41 people, 13.53%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (37 people, 12.21%)
  • Memory Loss (35 people, 11.55%)
  • Malaise (27 people, 8.91%)
  • Insomnia (26 people, 8.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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