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Review: could Clonidine cause Nightmare (Nightmares)?

Summary: Nightmare 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 Chantix, and have Pain.

We study 9,217 people who have side effects while taking Clonidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Nightmare. Find out below who they are, when they have Nightmare and more.

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Clonidine

Clonidine has active ingredients of clonidine. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 9,672 Clonidine users)

Nightmare

Nightmare (unpleasant dream) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 14,310 Nightmare patients)

On Dec, 28, 2014: 9,217 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonidine. Among them, 40 people (0.43%) have Nightmare.

Trend of Nightmare in Clonidine reports

Time on Clonidine when people have Nightmare * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nightmare0.00%60.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Nightmare when taking Clonidine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nightmare0.00%0.00%4.55%2.27%4.55%36.36%31.82%20.45%

Severity of Nightmare when taking Clonidine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nightmare0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Nightmare ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nightmare0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (20 people, 50.00%)
  2. Anxiety (18 people, 45.00%)
  3. Smoking cessation therapy (17 people, 42.50%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (16 people, 40.00%)
  5. Depression (15 people, 37.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Chantix (18 people, 45.00%)
  2. Seroquel (16 people, 40.00%)
  3. Wellbutrin (14 people, 35.00%)
  4. Klonopin (12 people, 30.00%)
  5. Promethazine (11 people, 27.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    My son has been having drop seizures & i believe the Clonidine may be causing them.
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