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Review: could Clonidine cause Anxiety disorder?

Summary: Anxiety disorder could be caused by Clonidine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Xanax, and have Pain.

We study 9,132 people who have side effects while taking Clonidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Anxiety disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety disorder and more.

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Clonidine

Clonidine (latest outcomes from 9,564 users) has active ingredients of clonidine. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Anxiety disorder

Anxiety disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry) (latest reports from 34,592 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, osteopenia, pain.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 9,169 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonidine. Among them, 12 people (0.13%) have Anxiety Disorder. They amount to 0.03% of all the 34,533 people who have Anxiety Disorder on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anxiety disorder in Clonidine reports

Time on Clonidine when people have Anxiety disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety disorder0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety disorder0.00%0.00%9.09%0.00%9.09%9.09%54.55%18.18%

Severity of Anxiety disorder when taking Clonidine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety disorder0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Anxiety disorder ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety disorder0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (5 people, 41.67%)
  2. Anxiety (2 people, 16.67%)
  3. Parkinson's disease (1 people, 8.33%)
  4. Sleep disorder (1 people, 8.33%)
  5. Hypertension (1 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (6 people, 50.00%)
  2. Prozac (5 people, 41.67%)
  3. Coreg (5 people, 41.67%)
  4. Amlodipine (4 people, 33.33%)
  5. Morphine sulfate (4 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I need to know my options! What should I be doing now? Anger and aggression, plus crying all the time are taking over my life. Savella was like a miracle drug for my fibromyalgia, but since it was an SNRI I am wondering how much of my problems is from stopping that. I did titrate off professionally, but had been on it over 3 years. Also wondering if it, hyperthyroidism or both are reason I am on four bp meds as cardiologist says heart is healthy. No history of stroke or seizures.
    Is there anyone out there who can give me direction? Every day is worse. Also having injections in c- spine to determine if neurological surgery w/ help w/ spinal cord compression. First was done Monday.
    Eyes also not focusing! Fibromyalgia or hyperthyroidism? Dr says I have 20/20 in each eye individually & field vision test okay. Still can't see TV or anything up close such as cosmetic needs for face! Nothing helps close vision. Glasses will help distance clear enough for now.

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  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • My brother was prescribed 190 pecocet 15, after first being prescribed 120 Vocoprophen, 90 klonipin, and 90 aderol in the month of march. On March 28 he was prescribed 190 percocet 30 mg, along with the same drugs mentioned above. On April 3rd, he took his nightly dose of all meds excluding aderol. On April 4th, he was not responding when tried to wake up. He was snoring loudly so his daughter left for work, she came home early that day to check on her dad and he was dead. The cause was respiratory failure. I feel li? This dr Yank in nashville should not be allowed to write pain meds anyway as he is a psychiatrist and not a pain doc. I need to understand this better and I hope someone can make me understand more about this.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • My 19 yr old daughter is a Type 1 diabetic since the age of three. She has been having dizzy spells where she says she feels nauseous and like she's going to pass out about once a day around dinner time. Does not correlate with blood sugars but her blood pressure drops to around 94/72 with a heart rate of 122. Could this be related to Prozac that she's been on for years?

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