A study for a 62 year old woman who takes Xanax - from FDA reports


17,125 females aged 62 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 62 year old female patient who has Acne Cystic. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On Apr, 15, 2018

17,125 females aged 62 (±5) who take Xanax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Xanax for a 62-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 62
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Acne Cystic
  • Drugs taken:
    • Xanax (alprazolam)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Acne(skin problems that cause pimples): 22 (0.13% of females aged 62 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea
  • Acne in Xanax: 22 (0.2% of females aged 62 (±5) who take Xanax)

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Sopor (sleep)
  2. Drug abuse and dependence
  3. Suicide attempt
  4. Intentional overdose
  5. Drowsiness
1 - 6 months:
  1. Urinary tract infection
  2. Dizziness
  3. Rashes (redness)
  4. Weight decreased
  5. Drug ineffective
6 - 12 months:
  1. Pneumonia
  2. Fever
  3. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)
  4. Weight decreased
  5. Hepatic failure (liver failure)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Nervousness
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Speech disorder
  4. Drowsiness
  5. Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Diplopia (double vision)
  4. Dizziness
  5. Depression
5 - 10 years:
  1. Breast cancer female
  2. Depression
  3. Suicidal ideation
  4. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  5. High blood pressure
10+ years:
  1. High blood pressure
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  3. Feeling abnormal
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Drug dependence
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Pain
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Weakness

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression : 2,084 people, 12.17%
  2. High Blood Pressure : 1,679 people, 9.80%
  3. Pain : 1,525 people, 8.91%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol : 1,214 people, 7.09%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1,103 people, 6.44%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Synthroid (1,569 people, 9.16%)
  2. Nexium (1,326 people, 7.74%)
  3. Lasix (1,244 people, 7.26%)
  4. Aspirin (1,191 people, 6.95%)
  5. Lipitor (1,111 people, 6.49%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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