Could Xanax cause Seizure - from FDA reports
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 78,144 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA. Among them, 249 have Seizure. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure and more.
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Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 84,771 users)
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 26,094 Seizure patients).
On Dec, 25, 2016
78,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 249 people (0.32%) have Seizure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Xanax when people have Seizure *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 13.33 %
- 10+ years: 13.33 %
Gender of people who have Seizure when taking Xanax *:
- female: 70.59 %
- male: 29.41 %
Age of people who have Seizure when taking Xanax *:
- 0-1: 1.76 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.59 %
- 20-29: 12.35 %
- 30-39: 22.35 %
- 40-49: 21.18 %
- 50-59: 22.35 %
- 60+: 19.41 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (60 people, 24.10%)
- Depression (45 people, 18.07%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (36 people, 14.46%)
- Pain (29 people, 11.65%)
- Panic Disorder (16 people, 6.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Cymbalta (33 people, 13.25%)
- Keppra (30 people, 12.05%)
- Ambien (22 people, 8.84%)
- Lyrica (21 people, 8.43%)
- Klonopin (18 people, 7.23%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (30 people, 12.05%)
- Memory Loss (30 people, 12.05%)
- Fall (29 people, 11.65%)
- Insomnia (23 people, 9.24%)
- Headache (21 people, 8.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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