Review: could Clonazepam cause Dopamine dysregulation syndrome?
Summary: Dopamine dysregulation syndrome could be caused by Clonazepam, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, also take Amantadine hcl, and have Parkinson's disease.
We study 38,594 people who have side effects while taking Clonazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Dopamine dysregulation syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Dopamine dysregulation syndrome and more.
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On Apr, 9, 2014: 38,552 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam. Among them, 8 people (0.02%) have Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome. They amount to 1.39% of all the 576 people who have Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Clonazepam when people have Dopamine dysregulation syndrome * :
Gender of people who have Dopamine dysregulation syndrome when taking Clonazepam * :
|Dopamine dysregulation syndrome||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Dopamine dysregulation syndrome when taking Clonazepam * :
|Dopamine dysregulation syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||37.50%||37.50%||25.00% |
Severity of Dopamine dysregulation syndrome when taking Clonazepam ** :
How people recovered from Dopamine dysregulation syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Parkinson's disease (8 people, 100.00%)
- Back pain (3 people, 37.50%)
- Depressive symptom (3 people, 37.50%)
- Akathisia (2 people, 25.00%)
- Psychomotor hyperactivity (1 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Amantadine hcl (5 people, 62.50%)
- Amitriptyline hcl (5 people, 62.50%)
- Levodopa (5 people, 62.50%)
- Ropinirole (3 people, 37.50%)
- Carbidopa and levodopa (3 people, 37.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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