Review: could Xanax cause Ulcer?


Ulcer 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 Zometa, and have Anxiety . We study 63,565 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 552 have Ulcer. Find out below who they are, when they have Ulcer 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)


Ulcer has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, gastric ulcer, diarrhea (latest reports from 33,933 Ulcer patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

63,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 552 people (0.87%) have Ulcer

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Ulcer?

Time on Xanax when people have Ulcer *:

  • < 1 month: 26.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ulcer when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 64.1 %
  • male: 35.9 %

Age of people who have Ulcer when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.66 %
  • 20-29: 2.42 %
  • 30-39: 8.81 %
  • 40-49: 11.01 %
  • 50-59: 29.74 %
  • 60+: 47.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (83 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (48 people)
  • Depression (45 people)
  • Pain (41 people)
  • Hypertension (38 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (163 people)
  • Alprazolam (145 people)
  • Protonix (139 people)
  • Neurontin (119 people)
  • Lasix (117 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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