Review: could Clonidine cause Anxiety disorder (Generalized anxiety disorder)?
Summary: 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 - 2 years, also take medication Xanax, and have Pain.
We study 9,210 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 has active ingredients of clonidine. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Clonidine 9,662 users)
Anxiety disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, osteopenia, pain.(latest reports from Anxiety disorder 10,324 patients)
On Dec, 5, 2014: 9,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonidine. Among them, 12 people (0.13%) have Anxiety Disorder.
Time on Clonidine when people have Anxiety disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Anxiety disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Anxiety disorder when taking Clonidine * :
|Anxiety disorder||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||0.00%||9.09%||9.09%||54.55%||18.18% |
Severity of Anxiety disorder when taking Clonidine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Anxiety disorder||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Anxiety disorder ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Anxiety disorder||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (5 people, 41.67%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 16.67%)
- Parkinson's disease (1 people, 8.33%)
- Sleep disorder (1 people, 8.33%)
- Hypertension (1 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (6 people, 50.00%)
- Coreg (5 people, 41.67%)
- Prozac (5 people, 41.67%)
- Naproxen (4 people, 33.33%)
- Vicodin (4 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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