Review: could Clonazepam cause Osteoporosis?


Summary

Osteoporosis is found among people who take Clonazepam, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Nexium, and have Pain . We study 45,838 people who have side effects while taking Clonazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 353 have Osteoporosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoporosis 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)

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with pain, weakness, back pain, joint pain, fatigue (latest reports from 169,960 Osteoporosis patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

45,838 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam.
Among them, 353 people (0.77%) have Osteoporosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clonazepam cause Osteoporosis?

Time on Clonazepam when people have Osteoporosis *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Clonazepam *:

  • female: 78.29 %
  • male: 21.71 %

Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Clonazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.33 %
  • 2-9: 0.67 %
  • 10-19: 1.34 %
  • 20-29: 2.34 %
  • 30-39: 3.68 %
  • 40-49: 16.39 %
  • 50-59: 40.47 %
  • 60+: 34.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (81 people, 22.95%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (76 people, 21.53%)
  • Osteoporosis (59 people, 16.71%)
  • Depression (57 people, 16.15%)
  • Anxiety (45 people, 12.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (107 people, 30.31%)
  • Zometa (90 people, 25.50%)
  • Prilosec (82 people, 23.23%)
  • Prevacid (81 people, 22.95%)
  • Aspirin (73 people, 20.68%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (150 people, 42.49%)
  • Depression (148 people, 41.93%)
  • Anxiety (133 people, 37.68%)
  • Fall (116 people, 32.86%)
  • Osteoarthritis (102 people, 28.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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