Review: could Clonazepam cause Cerebellar Ataxia?


Summary

Cerebellar ataxia is found among people who take Clonazepam, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Amidrine, and have Osteopenia . We study 45,840 people who have side effects while taking Clonazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Cerebellar ataxia. Find out below who they are, when they have Cerebellar ataxia and more.

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Clonazepam

Clonazepam has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Clonazepam 60,448 users)

Cerebellar Ataxia

Cerebellar ataxia (loss of coordination) has been reported by people with hyperthyroidism, confusional state, weakness, speech impairment (adult), weight loss (latest reports from 691 Cerebellar ataxia patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

45,840 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam.
Among them, 6 people (0.01%) have Cerebellar Ataxia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clonazepam cause Cerebellar ataxia?

Time on Clonazepam when people have Cerebellar Ataxia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 50 %

Gender of people who have Cerebellar Ataxia when taking Clonazepam *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Cerebellar Ataxia when taking Clonazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 16.67 %
  • 20-29: 16.67 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Cerebellar Ataxia when taking Clonazepam **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Cerebellar Ataxia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Osteopenia (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Epilepsy (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Partial Seizures (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Gaucher's Disease (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Propoxyphene (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Oxycodone Hcl And Acetaminophen (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Dicyclomine Hydrochloride (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Citalopram (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Amidrine (3 people, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vision Blurred (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Confusional State (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Fluid Retention (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Depression (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Cough (3 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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