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Review: could Clonazepam cause Apnea (Breathing - slowed or stopped)?

Summary: Apnea is found among people who take Clonazepam, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Alprazolam, and have Psychotic disorder.

We study 38,737 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

Clonazepam (latest outcomes from 41,264 users) has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Trend of clonazepam reports

Apnea

Apnea (temporary absence or cessation of breathing) (latest reports from 16,004 patients) has been reported by people with pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, asthma.

Trend of Apnea reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 38,737 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam. Among them, 625 people (1.61%) have Apnea.

Trend of Apnea in Clonazepam reports

Time on Clonazepam when people have Apnea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Apnea83.33%0.00%8.33%0.00%8.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Apnea when taking Clonazepam * :

FemaleMale
Apnea64.19%35.81%

Age of people who have Apnea when taking Clonazepam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Apnea0.78%0.62%3.26%16.74%24.50%24.81%22.64%6.67%

Severity of Apnea when taking Clonazepam ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Apnea ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Psychotic disorder (28 people, 4.48%)
  2. Pain (23 people, 3.68%)
  3. Breakthrough pain (17 people, 2.72%)
  4. Headache (9 people, 1.44%)
  5. Migraine (9 people, 1.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Alprazolam (90 people, 14.40%)
  2. Methadone hcl (65 people, 10.40%)
  3. Oxycodone hcl (62 people, 9.92%)
  4. Mirtazapine (50 people, 8.00%)
  5. Carisoprodol (43 people, 6.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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