Clonazepam and Dopamine dysregulation syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Dopamine dysregulation syndrome is found among people who take Clonazepam, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Carbidopa And Levodopa, and have Parkinson's disease . We study 58,007 people who have side effects while taking Clonazepam from FDA. Among them, 17 have Dopamine dysregulation syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Dopamine dysregulation syndrome 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 62,632 users)

Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome

Dopamine dysregulation syndrome (complication of the dopaminergic treatment in parkinson's disease) has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, restless leg syndrome, on and off phenomenon, drug effect decreased (latest reports from 258 Dopamine dysregulation syndrome patients).

On Feb, 10, 2017

58,007 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam.
Among them, 17 people (0.03%) have Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clonazepam cause Dopamine dysregulation syndrome?

Time on Clonazepam when people have Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome when taking Clonazepam *:

  • female: 23.53 %
  • male: 76.47 %

Age of people who have Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome when taking Clonazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 17.65 %
  • 50-59: 29.41 %
  • 60+: 52.94 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Parkinson's Disease (13 people, 76.47%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (4 people, 23.53%)
  • Depressive Symptom (3 people, 17.65%)
  • Back Pain (3 people, 17.65%)
  • Akathisia (2 people, 11.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Carbidopa And Levodopa (3 people, 17.65%)
  • Entacapone (2 people, 11.76%)
  • Clozapine (2 people, 11.76%)
  • Diazepam (1 person, 5.88%)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (1 person, 5.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tremor (6 people, 35.29%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 35.29%)
  • Stereotypy (6 people, 35.29%)
  • Insomnia (6 people, 35.29%)
  • Agitation (6 people, 35.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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