Review: could Xanax cause Suicidal thoughts?
We study 54,931 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,671 have Suicidal thoughts. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicidal thoughts and more.
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Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,874 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Suicidal thoughts (latest reports from 270,398 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, pain, acne.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 54,916 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 1,671 people (3.04%) have Suicidal Thoughts. They amount to 0.62% of all the 270,141 people who have Suicidal Thoughts on eHealthMe.
Time on Xanax when people have Suicidal thoughts * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Suicidal thoughts||24.80%||11.20%||4.00%||5.60%||32.00%||12.80%||9.60% |
Gender of people who have Suicidal thoughts when taking Xanax * :
|Suicidal thoughts||62.18%||37.82% |
Age of people who have Suicidal thoughts when taking Xanax * :
|Suicidal thoughts||0.07%||0.07%||2.19%||11.29%||17.07%||29.15%||28.02%||12.15% |
Severity of Suicidal thoughts when taking Xanax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Suicidal thoughts||0.00%||66.67%||16.67%||16.67% |
How people recovered from Suicidal thoughts ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Suicidal thoughts||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (551 people, 32.97%)
- Anxiety (510 people, 30.52%)
- Pain (258 people, 15.44%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (182 people, 10.89%)
- Bipolar disorder (165 people, 9.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (390 people, 23.34%)
- Seroquel (327 people, 19.57%)
- Ambien (297 people, 17.77%)
- Paxil (292 people, 17.47%)
- Effexor (276 people, 16.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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