Number of People Taking Anti-anxiety Drugs in the United States

xanax-tablets-176SOURCE: IMS, Vector One: National (VONA) and Total Patient Tracker (TPT) Database, Year 2013, Extracted April 2014.  For all drug regulatory warnings, studies and side effects of anti-anxiety drugs, click here

Drug Class:            Age Group:          Number of
People:

Anti-anxiety            0-5 Years               727,304

Breakdown:
0-1 Years                 227,132
2-3 Years                 282,759
4-5 Years                 247,754

6-12 Years               790,149
13-17 Years             650,273
18-24 Years             1,660,953
25-44 Years             8,944,200
45-64 Years             14,439,465
65 Year +                  9,691,791

Grand Total                                            36,472,663


SOURCE: IMS, Vector One: National (VONA) and Total Patient Tracker (TPT) Database, Year 2013, Extracted April 2014.