Review: could Xanax cause Skin rash?
Summary: Skin rash could be caused by Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Anxiety.
We study 54,772 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,163 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.
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On Apr, 12, 2014: 54,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 2,120 people (3.87%) have Skin Rash. They amount to 0.22% of all the 964,107 people who have Skin Rash on eHealthMe.
Time on Xanax when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||35.62%||17.81%||5.48%||5.48%||27.40%||5.48%||2.74% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Xanax * :
|Skin rash||76.55%||23.45% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Xanax * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||0.35%||3.70%||8.64%||24.99%||27.26%||35.06% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Xanax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||13.64%||50.00%||31.82%||4.55% |
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin rash||10.00%||0.00%||90.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (353 people, 16.65%)
- Pain (310 people, 14.62%)
- Depression (293 people, 13.82%)
- Hypertension (204 people, 9.62%)
- Metastases to bone (145 people, 6.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (422 people, 19.91%)
- Ambien (328 people, 15.47%)
- Oxycontin (307 people, 14.48%)
- Lasix (299 people, 14.10%)
- Zometa (283 people, 13.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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all of these symptoms happen in an episode. My wife will get upset then distressed breathing, followed by immediate bowl evacuation/diarrhea, then red skin, sweating,and Hypokalemia. she has also exhibited some mild psychological symptoms such as dementia, loss of memory, and unwarranted anger sever at times.
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