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Alprazolam (Alprazolam) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Alprazolam and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (2005)
Death (1235)
Life Threatening Events (28)
Disability (33)

Reports by Reaction Type

Completed Suicide (524)Cardiac Arrest (384)Respiratory Arrest (382)Toxicity To Various Agents (341)Drug Abuse (239)Cardio-Respiratory Arrest (229)Death (209)Poisoning (154)Drug Ineffective (113)Intentional Drug Misuse (99)Anxiety (71)Overdose (49)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Alprazolam. For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Alprazolam side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Pain, Headache, Somnolence, Cardiac Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam

Lexapro

Oxycontin
    Dosage: 80 mg, unk

Roxicodone



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 45 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: 45 year old male

Reactions: Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 3.5 mg, 1x/day
    Start date: 2012-01-17
    End date: 2012-03-07

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 300mg, every morning
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-12-22



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 68 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-08-24

Patient: 68 year old female, weighing 70.0 kg (154.0 pounds)

Reactions: Back Pain, Ischaemia, Pain in Extremity, Hypothyroidism, Headache, Hypertension

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam

Other drugs received by patient: Crestor; Lipitor; Neurontin; Omeprazole; Cibrato; Pamelor; Depura; Zetia; Daflon; Lyrica



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 61 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-08-24

Patient: 61 year old female

Reactions: Spinal Pain, Fall, Intervertebral Disc Injury

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 1 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2006-08-21

Alprazolam
    Dosage: 1 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2007-08-21

Other drugs received by patient: Micardis HCT; Amplictil; Venlift



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 49 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from France on 2012-08-23

Patient: 49 year old male

Reactions: Cytolytic Hepatitis, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Drug Withdrawal Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Abilify
    Dosage: until jul12
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Schizophrenia

Alprazolam
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-07-01

Mianserin HCL
    End date: 2012-07-01

Mirtazapine
    Dosage: formulation: tabs
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 55 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: 55 year old female, weighing 90.7 kg (199.5 pounds)

Reactions: Agitation, Drug Ineffective, Drug Ineffective FOR Unapproved Indication, Anxiety, Off Label Use, Panic Attack, Palpitations, Intervertebral Disc Disorder, Emotional Disorder, Feeling Abnormal, Crying

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 3 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Alprazolam
    Dosage: 3 mg (1 and half tablets of 2mg) , 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2012-07-06
    End date: 2012-01-01

Alprazolam
    Dosage: 1 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-01-01

Xanax
    Dosage: 2 mg tablets into half and taking 1 and half tablet three times a day
    Administration route: Oral

Xanax
    Dosage: 1 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral

Xanax
    Dosage: 2 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral

Xanax
    Dosage: 0.25 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety

Xanax
    Dosage: 3 mg, taking 1 and a half tablet of 2 mg alprazolam
    Administration route: Oral

Xanax
    Dosage: 0.5 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Zocor; Tricor; Tricor; Tricor



Possible Alprazolam side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: female

Reactions: Insomnia, Withdrawal Syndrome

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 34 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: 34 year old male, weighing 83.9 kg (184.6 pounds)

Reactions: Anxiety, Palpitations, Abasia, Blindness, Cardiac Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 1 mg, as needed

Alprazolam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Anxiety

Alprazolam
    Dosage: 2mg daily

Alprazolam
    Dosage: 0.5 mg, unk

Alprazolam
    Dosage: 0.5 mg every few hours up to 3 mg daily

Alprazolam
    Dosage: 0.5 mg, as needed

Sertraline Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 50 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Anxiety



Possible Alprazolam side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam

Other drugs received by patient: Lunesta



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 69 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Australia on 2012-08-22

Patient: 69 year old male

Reactions: Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam

Pantoprazole
    Dosage: 40 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-05-01
    End date: 2012-06-19

Other drugs received by patient: Metformin HCL; Lasix; Fluticasone Propionate / Salmeterol; Atenolol



Possible Alprazolam side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-21

Patient: female

Reactions: Nausea, Pain, Inadequate Analgesia, Headache, Somnolence, Abdominal Pain Upper, Cardiac Disorder, Unevaluable Event

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Cardiac Medication
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Lexapro
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Oxycontin
    Dosage: 80 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Roxicodone
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 43 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-08-21

Patient: 43 year old female

Reactions: Pneumonia Aspiration, Intentional Overdose, Hepatic Failure, Leukoencephalopathy, Renal Tubular Necrosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 15mg
    Indication: Intentional Overdose

Methadone Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 180mg
    Indication: Intentional Overdose



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 43 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-08-21

Patient: 43 year old female

Reactions: Pneumonia Aspiration, Intentional Overdose, Hepatic Failure, Leukoencephalopathy, Renal Tubular Necrosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 15mg
    Indication: Intentional Overdose

Methadone Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 180mg
    Indication: Intentional Overdose



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 58 year old female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-21

Patient: 58 year old female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Akineton
    Dosage: 2 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2011-05-14
    End date: 2011-05-15

Alprazolam
    Dosage: 0.4 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    End date: 2011-05-15

Alprazolam
    Dosage: 0.4 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2011-05-16

Biperiden Hydrochloride TAB
    Dosage: 2 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    End date: 2011-05-13

Fluvoxamine Maleate
    Dosage: 75 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    End date: 2011-05-13

Luvox
    Dosage: 75 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2011-05-14
    End date: 2011-05-15

Paxil
    Dosage: 10 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 57 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-08-20

Patient: 57 year old male

Reactions: Joint Injury, Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam

Other drugs received by patient: Escitalopram Oxalate; Luftal; Omeprazole



Possible Alprazolam side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-20

Patient:

Reactions: Anxiety, Palpitations

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 34 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-20

Patient: 34 year old male, weighing 84.1 kg (185.0 pounds)

Reactions: Anxiety, Palpitations, Abasia, Vertigo, Dizziness, Withdrawal Syndrome, Blindness, Cardiac Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety

Lexapro
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2012-08-03

Paxil
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Sertraline Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 50mg per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2012-07-01
    End date: 2012-08-03

Zoloft
    Dosage: 50mg per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 1999-01-01



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 50 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2012-08-17

Patient: 50 year old male

Reactions: Toxicity To Various Agents

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Amitriptyline HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Citalopram
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Enbrel
    Dosage: 50 mg, 2 times/wk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ethanol
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Nortriptyline
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Oxazepam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Oxycodone
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Temazepam
    Dosage: 50 mg, 2x/week
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 55 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-17

Patient: 55 year old female, weighing 90.7 kg (199.5 pounds)

Reactions: Agitation, Drug Ineffective, Drug Ineffective FOR Unapproved Indication, Anxiety, Off Label Use, Panic Attack, Intervertebral Disc Disorder, Palpitations, Emotional Disorder, Feeling Abnormal, Crying

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 3 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Alprazolam
    Dosage: 3 mg (1 and half tablets of 2mg) , 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 2012-07-06

Alprazolam
    Dosage: 1 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

Xanax
    Dosage: 0.25 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety

Xanax
    Dosage: 3 mg, taking 1 and a half tablet of 2 mg alprazolam

Xanax
    Dosage: 2 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral

Xanax
    Dosage: 1 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral

Xanax
    Dosage: 0.5 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral

Xanax
    Dosage: 4.5 mg, alprazolam 2 mg tablets into half and taking 1 and half tablet three times a day

Other drugs received by patient: Tricor; Tricor; Tricor; Zocor



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 55 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Portugal on 2012-08-16

Patient: 55 year old female

Reactions: Off Label Use, Encephalopathy, Suicide Attempt, Respiratory Depression

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Insomnia

Risperidone
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Catatonia

Risperidone
    Indication: Immobile



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-08-16

Patient: 65 year old female, weighing 59.0 kg (129.8 pounds)

Reactions: Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 2 mg (one tablet), 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Feeling of Relaxation
    Start date: 2009-09-14

Lyrica
    Dosage: 75 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pain
    Start date: 2010-08-08

Other drugs received by patient: Losartan; Celebrex; Reuquinol; Tramadol; Lexapro



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 59 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-16

Patient: 59 year old male

Reactions: Overdose, Rhabdomyolysis, Pneumonia Aspiration, Hypoxia, Leukoencephalopathy, Myocardial Infarction, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alcohol
    Dosage: unk

Alprazolam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Fentanyl Citrate
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 54 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-16

Patient: 54 year old male

Reactions: Overdose, Pneumonia Aspiration, Respiratory Arrest, Leukoencephalopathy

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Cocaine
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Oxycodone HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 66 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Brazil on 2012-08-16

Patient: 66 year old female, weighing 59.0 kg (129.8 pounds)

Reactions: Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 2 mg (one tablet), 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Feeling of Relaxation
    Start date: 2009-09-14

Lyrica
    Dosage: 75 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pain
    Start date: 2010-08-08

Other drugs received by patient: Tramadol; Losartan; Lexapro; Reuquinol



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 51 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-15

Patient: 51 year old male, weighing 109.0 kg (239.8 pounds)

Reactions: Sarcoma, Bone Disorder, Bone Cancer Metastatic

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 1 table, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Panic Attack

Alprazolam
    Dosage: 1 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety
    Start date: 1996-01-01



Possible Alprazolam side effects in

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-15

Patient:

Reactions: Toxicity To Various Agents

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Dogmatyl
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Fluvoxamine Maleate
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Lendormin
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 74 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-15

Patient: 74 year old male

Reactions: Confusional State, Subdural Haematoma, Fall

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 0.5 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Esomeprazole Sodium
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Lyrica
    Dosage: 25 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Perindopril Erbumine
    Dosage: 2 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Tramadol HCL
    Dosage: 100 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Venlafaxine HCL
    Dosage: 75 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Zopiclone
    Dosage: 7.5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Diclofenac; Atenolol; Acetaminophen; Galvus



Possible Alprazolam side effects in 43 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United Kingdom on 2012-08-15

Patient: 43 year old female

Reactions: Gait Apraxia, Pneumonia Aspiration, Intentional Overdose, Psychomotor Retardation, Hypoglycaemia, Urinary Incontinence, Hepatic Failure, Disorientation, Loss of Consciousness, Apraxia, Hypoxia, Leukoencephalopathy, Blood Pressure Systolic Decreased, Motor Dysfunction, Abnormal Behaviour, Tremor, Respiratory Rate Decreased, Apathy, Lack of Spontaneous Speech, Memory Impairment, Renal Tubular Necrosis, Sluggishness

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 15 mg, unk

Methadone Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 180 mg, unk



Possible Alprazolam side effects in

Reported by a physician from Australia on 2012-08-14

Patient:

Reactions: Overdose, Cognitive Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Clonazepam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Codeine Sulfate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Diazepam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Lorazepam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Methadone Hydrochloride
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Morphine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Olanzapine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Oxycodone HCL
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Propoxyphene Hydrochloride
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Quetiapine Fumarate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Risperidone
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Temazepam
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Tramadol HCL
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Alprazolam side effects in

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-14

Patient:

Reactions: Toxicity To Various Agents

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Dogmatyl
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Fluvoxamine Maleate
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Lendormin
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

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