Review: could Clonazepam cause High blood pressure?
Summary: High blood pressure is found among people who take Clonazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 38,755 people who have side effects while taking Clonazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,469 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Clonazepam has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Clonazepam 41,274 users)
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High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from High blood pressure 328,584 patients)
On Dec, 13, 2014: 38,755 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam. Among them, 1,469 people (3.79%) have High Blood Pressure.
Time on Clonazepam when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||32.79%||21.31%||6.56%||6.56%||18.03%||6.56%||8.20% |
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Clonazepam * :
|High blood pressure||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Clonazepam * :
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.48%||1.28%||4.88%||10.88%||24.00%||25.28%||33.20% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Clonazepam ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||6.25%||81.25%||12.50%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||77.78%||22.22% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (243 people, 16.54%)
- Depression (242 people, 16.47%)
- Anxiety (144 people, 9.80%)
- Pain (127 people, 8.65%)
- Insomnia (97 people, 6.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (250 people, 17.02%)
- Zyprexa (208 people, 14.16%)
- Seroquel (208 people, 14.16%)
- Lisinopril (155 people, 10.55%)
- Neurontin (150 people, 10.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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