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Review: could Clonidine cause Dementia?

Summary: Dementia could be caused by Clonidine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Coumadin, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 9,132 people who have side effects while taking Clonidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia 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.

Dementia

Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 42,289 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 9,169 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonidine. Among them, 24 people (0.26%) have Dementia. They amount to 0.05% of all the 45,218 people who have Dementia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dementia in Clonidine reports

Time on Clonidine when people have Dementia * :

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Age of people who have Dementia when taking Clonidine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Dementia when taking Clonidine ** :

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How people recovered from Dementia ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (4 people, 16.67%)
  2. Dialysis (3 people, 12.50%)
  3. Menopausal symptoms (2 people, 8.33%)
  4. Cardiac disorder (2 people, 8.33%)
  5. Urinary tract infection (1 people, 4.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (9 people, 37.50%)
  2. Ativan (7 people, 29.17%)
  3. Ultram (7 people, 29.17%)
  4. Lasix (6 people, 25.00%)
  5. Lisinopril (6 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Recently Dxd w/ toxic multinodular goiter/hyperthyroidism. Fibromyalgia for 20+ years. Had to titrate off Savella 100 mg. BID due to hyperthyroidism. Now all above symptoms have worsened. Because thyroid blood work was in normal range ( although I had been on low iodine diet for 2 months, which should keep in normal range) endocrinologist said see me in six months! No instructions, no explanations. Can't find much about Plummer's online! Had bad reaction during uptake scan & ER said due to RAI. If levels had been high on blood work following scan results, Dr wanted to do RAI Ablation. I am a.) Afraid of worse reaction; b.) Ablation not working, having to be repeated; c.) Ultimately having to have thyroid removed surgically.
    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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  • 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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