Review: could Clonazepam cause Apnea (Breathing - slowed or stopped)?
We study 38,695 people who have side effects while taking Clonazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 625 have Apnea. Find out below who they are, when they have Apnea and more.
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Clonazepam (latest outcomes from 41,207 users) has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Apnea (temporary absence or cessation of breathing) (latest reports from 67,867 patients) has been reported by people with pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, asthma.
On Aug, 25, 2014: 38,695 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam. Among them, 625 people (1.62%) have Apnea. They amount to 0.92% of all the 67,813 people who have Apnea on eHealthMe.
Time on Clonazepam when people have Apnea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Apnea when taking Clonazepam * :
Age of people who have Apnea when taking Clonazepam * :
Severity of Apnea when taking Clonazepam ** :
How people recovered from Apnea ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Psychotic disorder (28 people, 4.48%)
- Pain (23 people, 3.68%)
- Breakthrough pain (17 people, 2.72%)
- Headache (9 people, 1.44%)
- Migraine (9 people, 1.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Alprazolam (90 people, 14.40%)
- Methadone hcl (65 people, 10.40%)
- Oxycodone hcl (62 people, 9.92%)
- Mirtazapine (50 people, 8.00%)
- Carisoprodol (43 people, 6.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Clonazepam (clonazepam) is often used for stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions Clonazepam is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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Apnea is also known as: Breathing - slowed or stopped, Not breathing, Respiration slowed or stopped, Respiratory arrest.
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