Xanax and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports


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 Lasix, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Shortness of breath with Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 84,702 people who have side effects when taking Xanax from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

84,702 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 5,453 people (6.44%) have Shortness of breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Xanax when people have Shortness of breath *:

  • < 1 month: 41.96 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.54 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.89 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.71 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.93 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.82 %
  • 10+ years: 7.14 %

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

  • female: 71.75 %
  • male: 28.25 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 0.04 %
  • 10-19: 0.49 %
  • 20-29: 4.45 %
  • 30-39: 8.76 %
  • 40-49: 17.57 %
  • 50-59: 25.68 %
  • 60+: 42.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (675 people, 12.38%)
  • Depression (543 people, 9.96%)
  • High Blood Pressure (483 people, 8.86%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (443 people, 8.12%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (302 people, 5.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (879 people, 16.12%)
  • Aspirin (691 people, 12.67%)
  • Ambien (653 people, 11.98%)
  • Synthroid (593 people, 10.87%)
  • Nexium (586 people, 10.75%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (1,423 people, 26.10%)
  • Fatigue (1,287 people, 23.60%)
  • Nausea (1,208 people, 22.15%)
  • Pain (1,199 people, 21.99%)
  • Weakness (1,192 people, 21.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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