Review: could Xanax cause Skin rash?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 54,703 people who take Xanax. Among them, 2,120 have Skin rash. See who they are, when they have Skin rash and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,692 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Xanax include stress and anxiety, nausea, nausea aggravated, anxiety aggravated, fatigue.
Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 955,584 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 3, 2014: 54,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 2,120 people (3.88%) have Skin Rash.
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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