Review: could Xanax cause Vitamin B12 Deficiency?


Summary

Vitamin b12 deficiency is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Anxiety . We study 54,723 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 63 have Vitamin b12 deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin b12 deficiency 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)

Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Vitamin b12 deficiency has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, crohn's disease, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 1,960 Vitamin b12 deficiency patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

54,723 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 63 people (0.12%) have Vitamin B12 Deficiency


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xanax cause Vitamin b12 deficiency?

Time on Xanax when people have Vitamin B12 Deficiency *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Vitamin B12 Deficiency when taking Xanax *:

  • female: 68.25 %
  • male: 31.75 %

Age of people who have Vitamin B12 Deficiency when taking Xanax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.67 %
  • 40-49: 36.67 %
  • 50-59: 8.33 %
  • 60+: 48.33 %

Severity if Vitamin B12 Deficiency when taking Xanax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (18 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (15 people)
  • Depression (14 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (13 people)
  • Neoplasm Malignant (12 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (37 people)
  • Zometa (31 people)
  • Paxil (29 people)
  • Ambien (21 people)
  • Lasix (19 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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