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Review: could Clonazepam cause Skin rash (Rashes)?

Summary: Skin rash 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 Lamictal, and have Depression.

We study 38,776 people who have side effects while taking Clonazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,215 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Clonazepam

Clonazepam has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 41,315 Clonazepam users)

Skin rash

Skin rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 146,454 Skin rash patients)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 38,776 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam. Among them, 1,215 people (3.13%) have Skin Rash.

Trend of Skin rash in Clonazepam reports

Time on Clonazepam when people have Skin rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin rash76.98%8.73%1.59%4.76%3.97%3.97%0.00%

Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Clonazepam * :

FemaleMale
Skin rash68.60%31.40%

Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Clonazepam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin rash0.08%1.18%0.84%5.91%12.24%25.32%23.71%30.72%

Severity of Skin rash when taking Clonazepam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Skin rash7.14%71.43%21.43%0.00%

How people recovered from Skin rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Skin rash0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (146 people, 12.02%)
  2. Pain (132 people, 10.86%)
  3. Anxiety (115 people, 9.47%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (110 people, 9.05%)
  5. Hypertension (81 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (161 people, 13.25%)
  2. Aspirin (147 people, 12.10%)
  3. Neurontin (129 people, 10.62%)
  4. Zoloft (117 people, 9.63%)
  5. Paxil (116 people, 9.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    chris on Jun, 4, 2011:

    i have been taking clonzepam and trazedone and my speech is a very hoarse voice, I am wondering if if my speech problem is from these drugs's side effects.

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