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Review: could Xanax cause Vitamin b12 deficiency?

Summary: Vitamin b12 deficiency could be caused by Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Aspirin, and have Anxiety.

We study 54,812 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA and social media. Among them, 64 have Vitamin b12 deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin b12 deficiency and more.

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Xanax

Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,738 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Vitamin b12 deficiency

Vitamin b12 deficiency (latest reports from 13,724 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 54,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 64 people (0.12%) have Vitamin B12 Deficiency. They amount to 0.47% of all the 13,679 people who have Vitamin B12 Deficiency on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vitamin b12 deficiency in Xanax reports

Time on Xanax when people have Vitamin b12 deficiency * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vitamin b12 deficiency0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Vitamin b12 deficiency when taking Xanax * :

FemaleMale
Vitamin b12 deficiency69.23%30.77%

Age of people who have Vitamin b12 deficiency when taking Xanax * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vitamin b12 deficiency0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.56%37.70%8.20%47.54%

Severity of Vitamin b12 deficiency when taking Xanax ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vitamin b12 deficiency0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Vitamin b12 deficiency ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (19 people, 29.69%)
  2. Metastases to bone (15 people, 23.44%)
  3. Depression (14 people, 21.88%)
  4. Sleep disorder (13 people, 20.31%)
  5. Neoplasm malignant (12 people, 18.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (38 people, 59.38%)
  2. Zometa (31 people, 48.44%)
  3. Paxil (29 people, 45.31%)
  4. Ambien (21 people, 32.81%)
  5. Folic acid (19 people, 29.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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