Review: could Xanax cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?
Summary: Shortness of breath is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Stress and anxiety.
We study 55,093 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,614 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,051 Xanax users)
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,466 Shortness of breath patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 55,076 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 3,614 people (6.56%) have Shortness Of Breath.
Time on Xanax when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||30.56%||24.07%||5.56%||11.11%||12.96%||9.26%||6.48% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Xanax * :
|Shortness of breath||72.30%||27.70% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Xanax * :
|Shortness of breath||0.12%||0.03%||0.39%||4.58%||10.67%||20.04%||26.36%||37.81% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Xanax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||3.23%||64.52%||22.58%||9.68% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||20.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (651 people, 18.01%)
- Pain (503 people, 13.92%)
- Depression (384 people, 10.63%)
- Hypertension (331 people, 9.16%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (154 people, 4.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (767 people, 21.22%)
- Lasix (670 people, 18.54%)
- Ambien (561 people, 15.52%)
- Protonix (509 people, 14.08%)
- Zoloft (481 people, 13.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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