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Review: could Clonazepam cause Palpitations (Heart palpitations)?

Summary: Palpitations is found among people who take Clonazepam, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Paxil, and have Depression. We study 38,857 people who have side effects while taking Clonazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 552 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Clonazepam

Clonazepam has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 41,387 Clonazepam users)

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,253 Palpitations patients)

On May, 10, 2015: 38,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam. Among them, 552 people (1.42%) have Palpitations.

Trend of Palpitations in Clonazepam reports

Time on Clonazepam when people have Palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Palpitations34.09%13.64%9.09%9.09%20.45%6.82%6.82%

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Clonazepam * :

FemaleMale
Palpitations77.32%22.68%

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Clonazepam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Palpitations0.00%0.59%0.59%6.53%16.63%24.36%26.34%24.95%

Severity of Palpitations when taking Clonazepam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Palpitations21.43%64.29%14.29%0.00%

How people recovered from Palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Palpitations25.00%37.50%37.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (63 people, 11.41%)
  2. Anxiety (60 people, 10.87%)
  3. Pain (36 people, 6.52%)
  4. Hypertension (30 people, 5.43%)
  5. Insomnia (30 people, 5.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Paxil (67 people, 12.14%)
  2. Aspirin (61 people, 11.05%)
  3. Synthroid (50 people, 9.06%)
  4. Trazodone hcl (49 people, 8.88%)
  5. Ambien (47 people, 8.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I have had 2 ocular migraines with elevated blood pressure this month. Could it be the Zantac? I took one last night for heartburn and had an ocular migraine this morning. Lately I have had a lot of flushing of the face and wake up with my face flushed in the morning although my blood pressure has been normal. I have had heartburn since taking the Lopressor and Norvasc and that is why I started on the Zantac OTC. I used to have ocular migraines about 30 years ago and they were related to decongestants.

    Reply

    Carmie on Jan, 26, 2015:

    I am wondering if any of the above drugs could be causing my flashing lights type migraine. I do not have any severe pain with this. Could it be drug interaction and which one is causing the flushing of the face and heartburn. It did not start until I started the Lopressor and Norvasc.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years 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

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