Could Clonazepam cause Stroke - from FDA reports
Stroke 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 Depression . We study 58,007 people who have side effects while taking Clonazepam from FDA. Among them, 580 have Stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Stroke and more.
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Clonazepam has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Clonazepam 62,608 users)
Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 170,409 Stroke patients).
On Jan, 04, 2017
58,007 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam.
Among them, 580 people (1.0%) have Stroke
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Clonazepam when people have Stroke *:
- < 1 month: 59.38 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.12 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.38 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 3.12 %
Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Clonazepam *:
- female: 65.5 %
- male: 34.5 %
Age of people who have Stroke when taking Clonazepam *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.21 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.9 %
- 30-39: 8.3 %
- 40-49: 16.39 %
- 50-59: 29.88 %
- 60+: 42.32 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (90 people, 15.52%)
- Pain (74 people, 12.76%)
- High Blood Pressure (69 people, 11.90%)
- Stress And Anxiety (56 people, 9.66%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (52 people, 8.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (98 people, 16.90%)
- Plavix (90 people, 15.52%)
- Lyrica (77 people, 13.28%)
- Nexium (74 people, 12.76%)
- Ambien (67 people, 11.55%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (136 people, 23.45%)
- Stress And Anxiety (110 people, 18.97%)
- Weakness (94 people, 16.21%)
- Heart Attack (82 people, 14.14%)
- High Blood Pressure (78 people, 13.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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