Review: could Clonidine cause Anxiety Disorder?


Anxiety disorder is found among people who take Clonidine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain . We study 22,035 people who have side effects while taking Clonidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Anxiety disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety disorder and more.

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Clonidine has active ingredients of clonidine. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Clonidine 22,834 users)

Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety disorder has been reported by people with suicidal ideation, drowsiness, insomnia, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 15,122 Anxiety disorder patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

22,035 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonidine.
Among them, 28 people (0.13%) have Anxiety Disorder

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clonidine cause Anxiety disorder?

Time on Clonidine when people have Anxiety Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety Disorder when taking Clonidine *:

  • female: 60.71 %
  • male: 39.29 %

Age of people who have Anxiety Disorder when taking Clonidine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.67 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 13.33 %
  • 40-49: 13.33 %
  • 50-59: 40.0 %
  • 60+: 26.67 %

Severity if Anxiety Disorder when taking Clonidine **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Anxiety Disorder **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (12 people)
  • Hypertension (8 people)
  • Depression (8 people)
  • Anxiety (4 people)
  • Anxiety Disorder (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (13 people)
  • Trazodone Hcl (12 people)
  • Lexapro (12 people)
  • Prozac (11 people)
  • Xanax (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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