Clonazepam and Serotonin syndrome - from FDA reports
Serotonin syndrome is found among people who take Clonazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lorazepam, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Serotonin syndrome with Clonazepam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 62,496 people who have side effects when taking Clonazepam from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 22, 2017
62,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam.
Among them, 407 people (0.65%) have Serotonin Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Clonazepam when people have Serotonin Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 2.27 %
- 1 - 6 months: 97.73 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Serotonin Syndrome when taking Clonazepam *:
- female: 65.03 %
- male: 34.97 %
Age of people who have Serotonin Syndrome when taking Clonazepam *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.27 %
- 10-19: 7.22 %
- 20-29: 14.97 %
- 30-39: 19.79 %
- 40-49: 20.59 %
- 50-59: 12.3 %
- 60+: 24.87 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (123 people, 30.22%)
- Sedation (46 people, 11.30%)
- Analgesic Therapy (46 people, 11.30%)
- Neck Pain (43 people, 10.57%)
- Psychotic Disorder (41 people, 10.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lorazepam (77 people, 18.92%)
- Omeprazole (74 people, 18.18%)
- Mirtazapine (59 people, 14.50%)
- Ondansetron (56 people, 13.76%)
- Diazepam (55 people, 13.51%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Agitation (121 people, 29.73%)
- Fever (85 people, 20.88%)
- Tremor (82 people, 20.15%)
- Hyperhidrosis (82 people, 20.15%)
- Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (77 people, 18.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Clonazepam has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Clonazepam 67,196 users)
Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, insomnia (latest reports from 10,171 Serotonin syndrome patients).
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