Review: could Xanax cause Suicidal Thoughts?


Summary

Suicidal thoughts is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 54,723 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,887 have Suicidal thoughts. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicidal thoughts and more.

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Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 58,007 users)

Suicidal Thoughts

Suicidal thoughts (latest reports from 41,912 Suicidal thoughts patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

54,723 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 1,887 people (3.45%) have Suicidal Thoughts


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Suicidal thoughts?

Time on Xanax when people have Suicidal Thoughts *:

  • < 1 month: 23.26 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.88 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.43 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.4 %
  • 10+ years: 11.63 %

Gender of people who have Suicidal Thoughts when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 62.62 %
  • male: 37.38 %

Age of people who have Suicidal Thoughts when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 2.25 %
  • 20-29: 10.62 %
  • 30-39: 17.3 %
  • 40-49: 28.48 %
  • 50-59: 28.69 %
  • 60+: 12.52 %

Severity if Suicidal Thoughts when taking Xanax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 22.22 %
  • most severe: 11.11 %

How people recovered from Suicidal Thoughts **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (427 people)
  • Anxiety (381 people)
  • Pain (205 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (155 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (119 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (259 people)
  • Ambien (252 people)
  • Paxil (251 people)
  • Zoloft (243 people)
  • Neurontin (203 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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