Could Clonazepam cause Apnea - from FDA reports
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 58,007 people who have side effects while taking Clonazepam from FDA. Among them, 946 have Apnea. Find out below who they are, when they have Apnea and more.
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Clonazepam has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Clonazepam 62,614 users)
Apnea (temporary absence or cessation of breathing) has been reported by people with pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 21,894 Apnea patients).
On Jan, 13, 2017
58,007 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam.
Among them, 946 people (1.63%) have Apnea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Clonazepam when people have Apnea *:
- < 1 month: 78.57 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.14 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Apnea when taking Clonazepam *:
- female: 60.85 %
- male: 39.15 %
Age of people who have Apnea when taking Clonazepam *:
- 0-1: 0.99 %
- 2-9: 0.88 %
- 10-19: 3.18 %
- 20-29: 18.55 %
- 30-39: 24.7 %
- 40-49: 25.47 %
- 50-59: 18.44 %
- 60+: 7.79 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Psychotic Disorder (27 people, 2.85%)
- Stress And Anxiety (12 people, 1.27%)
- Insomnia (10 people, 1.06%)
- Pain (9 people, 0.95%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (8 people, 0.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Alprazolam (116 people, 12.26%)
- Zolpidem (72 people, 7.61%)
- Gabapentin (59 people, 6.24%)
- Diazepam (55 people, 5.81%)
- Mirtazapine (51 people, 5.39%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Cardiac Arrest (823 people, 87.00%)
- Completed Suicide (427 people, 45.14%)
- Poisoning (114 people, 12.05%)
- Drug Abuse And Dependence (102 people, 10.78%)
- Death (66 people, 6.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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