Review: could Clonazepam cause Heart racing?
Summary: Heart racing could be caused by Clonazepam, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Paxil, and have Depression.
We study 38,594 people who have side effects while taking Clonazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 547 have Heart racing. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart racing and more.
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Clonazepam (latest outcomes from 41,080 users) has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Clonazepam include nausea aggravated, nausea, fatigue, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated.
Heart racing (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 310,555 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 38,552 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam. Among them, 547 people (1.42%) have Heart Racing. They amount to 0.18% of all the 310,643 people who have Heart Racing on eHealthMe.
Time on Clonazepam when people have Heart racing * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart racing||38.46%||10.26%||7.69%||10.26%||23.08%||5.13%||5.13% |
Gender of people who have Heart racing when taking Clonazepam * :
|Heart racing||77.64%||22.36% |
Age of people who have Heart racing when taking Clonazepam * :
|Heart racing||0.00%||0.60%||0.60%||6.20%||16.80%||24.60%||26.20%||25.00% |
Severity of Heart racing when taking Clonazepam ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart racing||11.11%||66.67%||22.22%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart racing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart racing||25.00%||25.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (62 people, 11.33%)
- Anxiety (59 people, 10.79%)
- Pain (36 people, 6.58%)
- Insomnia (29 people, 5.30%)
- Hypertension (29 people, 5.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Paxil (67 people, 12.25%)
- Aspirin (61 people, 11.15%)
- Synthroid (50 people, 9.14%)
- Trazodone hcl (49 people, 8.96%)
- Ambien (47 people, 8.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (7 months ago):
The meds are working great for my depression I have tried every anti depressant out there I even had ECT with no results It's just the side effects that are making it hard to function
From this study (4 years ago):
Nana on Jun, 4, 2010:
I Take Cymbalta 60 mg for 1 year and now started topiramate 50 mg for eating disorders. I am concerned about the side effects both medications can have.
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