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Review: could Xanax cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?

We study 54,940 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,230 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

Xanax

Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,912 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,340,734 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 54,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 3,610 people (6.57%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Xanax reports

Time on Xanax when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath30.77%25.00%4.81%10.58%13.46%8.65%6.73%

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Xanax * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath72.30%27.70%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Xanax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.09%0.03%0.39%4.56%10.68%20.07%26.33%37.85%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Xanax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath3.70%66.67%22.22%7.41%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath0.00%27.27%72.73%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (651 people, 18.03%)
  2. Pain (503 people, 13.93%)
  3. Depression (384 people, 10.64%)
  4. Hypertension (331 people, 9.17%)
  5. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (154 people, 4.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (767 people, 21.25%)
  2. Lasix (670 people, 18.56%)
  3. Ambien (560 people, 15.51%)
  4. Protonix (508 people, 14.07%)
  5. Zoloft (481 people, 13.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • shortness of breath is relieved somewhat after taking my .5 mg of Xanax but returns after drug wears off.

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  • From this study (11 months ago):

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • For about a month now have been having new therapy for panic attacks and anxiety. Since then seemed to be getting worse. Went to my doctor and told her how I've been hyperventilating more, not sleeping well and always trying to take deep breaths and yawning to get deeper breaths. She sent me for X-rays to eliminate"anything serious" results came back " generally hyperinflated lungs but all normal. She said all normal nod ok just anxiety another doctor told me straight out " are you a smoker? I said es and he said you have enphsema" am I dying??? Which is it??? Anxiety, emphysema or someone else said its a side effect from Inderal???? Help!!!!

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