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Review: could Clonidine cause Completed suicide?





Summary: Completed suicide is found among people who take Clonidine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Promethazine, and have Quit smoking.

We study 9,210 people who have side effects while taking Clonidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 214 have Completed suicide. Find out below who they are, when they have Completed suicide and more.

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Clonidine

Clonidine has active ingredients of clonidine. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Clonidine 9,662 users)

Completed suicide

Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) has been reported by people with depression, suicide attempt, ill-defined disorder, pain, quit smoking.(latest reports from Completed suicide 36,355 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 9,210 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonidine. Among them, 214 people (2.32%) have Completed Suicide.

Trend of Completed suicide in Clonidine reports

Time on Clonidine when people have Completed suicide * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Completed suicide27.27%36.36%18.18%0.00%9.09%9.09%0.00%

Age of people who have Completed suicide when taking Clonidine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Completed suicide0.00%0.00%1.93%0.48%8.21%37.68%27.54%24.15%

Severity of Completed suicide when taking Clonidine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Completed suicide ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (5 people, 2.34%)
  2. Pain (4 people, 1.87%)
  3. Depression (4 people, 1.87%)
  4. Trigeminal neuralgia (3 people, 1.40%)
  5. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (3 people, 1.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Promethazine (44 people, 20.56%)
  2. Clonazepam (34 people, 15.89%)
  3. Alprazolam (31 people, 14.49%)
  4. Amlodipine (30 people, 14.02%)
  5. Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate (23 people, 10.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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