Xanax Side Effects

Xanax is a sedative drug that is prescribed to people who have anxiety and panic disorders. It has been known to cause rage and hostility, body swelling, addiction, aggression, violence and suicide risks.

WARNING: Do not attempt to come off of psychiatric drugs without a doctor’s supervision. Call 855-734-2223 to find out more about getting off of anti-anxiety drugs.

Below are some of the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented from the use of Xanax which are provided to help the public make informed and educated decisions.

There have been 6,368 reports of adverse reactions to the US FDA in connection with taking Xanax.

Here are the top 10 adverse reactions that have been reported.

  • Completed suicides
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Xanax being ineffective
  • Poisoning
  • Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Death
  • Insomnia
  • Somnolence

Some documented side effects of Xanax:

  • Blurred vision
  • Confusion
  • Depression
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Drowsiness
  • Hallucinations
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Irritability
  • Memory problems
  • Nausea
  • Problems with coordination/balance
  • Problems with speech
  • Seizures

Side effects can persist for months or years after getting off Xanax.

Below is a list of common anti-anxiety drugs and some of the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented which are provided to help the public make informed and educated decisions.

Click on one of the drugs listed below to find out more about the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented.

  • Ambien (5,644 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Ativan (2,727 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Halcion (548 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Klonopin (3,298 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Valium (3,139 reports of adverse reactions)

If you or a loved one need help with getting off Xanax, please contact a Narconon Fresh Start drug rehab counselor today at 855-734-2223.