Review: could Xanax cause Skin Rash?


Skin rash 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 Anxiety . We study 63,565 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,483 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 65,513 users)

Skin Rash

Skin rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, renal failure acute, appetite - decreased, diarrhea (latest reports from 170,463 Skin rash patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

63,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 2,483 people (3.91%) have Skin Rash

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Skin rash?

Time on Xanax when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 31.08 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.97 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.41 %
  • 10+ years: 4.05 %

Gender of people who have Skin Rash when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 75.89 %
  • male: 24.11 %

Age of people who have Skin Rash when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.39 %
  • 20-29: 3.83 %
  • 30-39: 8.44 %
  • 40-49: 23.04 %
  • 50-59: 28.18 %
  • 60+: 36.13 %

Severity if Skin Rash when taking Xanax **:

  • least: 8.33 %
  • moderate: 58.33 %
  • severe: 29.17 %
  • most severe: 4.17 %

How people recovered from Skin Rash **:

  • while on drug: 9.09 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 90.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (417 people)
  • Pain (319 people)
  • Depression (305 people)
  • Hypertension (219 people)
  • Breast Cancer (143 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (363 people)
  • Ambien (341 people)
  • Lasix (309 people)
  • Zometa (292 people)
  • Oxycontin (273 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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