Could Clonidine cause Dementia - from FDA reports


Summary

Dementia is found among people who take Clonidine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ativan, and have High blood pressure . We study 29,863 people who have side effects while taking Clonidine from FDA. Among them, 55 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia 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 30,716 users)

Dementia

Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, dementia (latest reports from 18,313 Dementia patients).

On Dec, 24, 2016

29,863 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonidine.
Among them, 55 people (0.18%) have Dementia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clonidine cause Dementia?

Time on Clonidine when people have Dementia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Clonidine *:

  • female: 61.11 %
  • male: 38.89 %

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Clonidine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.5 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 2.5 %
  • 50-59: 7.5 %
  • 60+: 87.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 21.82%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 9.09%)
  • Depression (4 people, 7.27%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (4 people, 7.27%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (3 people, 5.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (10 people, 18.18%)
  • Ativan (10 people, 18.18%)
  • Seroquel (9 people, 16.36%)
  • Atenolol (9 people, 16.36%)
  • Coumadin (8 people, 14.55%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Confusional State (17 people, 30.91%)
  • High Blood Pressure (15 people, 27.27%)
  • Hypotension (14 people, 25.45%)
  • Memory Loss (11 people, 20.00%)
  • Depression (11 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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