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Review: could Clozapine cause Delirium?

Summary: Delirium is found among people who take Clozapine, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Risperdal, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 21,774 people who have side effects while taking Clozapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 199 have Delirium. Find out below who they are, when they have Delirium and more.

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Clozapine

Clozapine has active ingredients of clozapine. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from 21,925 Clozapine users)

Delirium

Delirium (wild excitement) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, insomnia, herpes zoster. (latest reports from 14,586 Delirium patients)

On Jan, 14, 2015: 21,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Clozapine. Among them, 199 people (0.91%) have Delirium.

Trend of Delirium in Clozapine reports

Time on Clozapine when people have Delirium * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Delirium43.14%11.76%7.84%13.73%11.76%5.88%5.88%

Gender of people who have Delirium when taking Clozapine * :

FemaleMale
Delirium33.01%66.99%

Age of people who have Delirium when taking Clozapine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Delirium0.00%0.00%3.83%19.16%19.92%22.22%18.39%16.48%

Severity of Delirium when taking Clozapine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Delirium ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (66 people, 33.17%)
  2. Schizophrenia, paranoid type (33 people, 16.58%)
  3. Schizoaffective disorder (31 people, 15.58%)
  4. Depression (20 people, 10.05%)
  5. Psychotic disorder (13 people, 6.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Risperdal (31 people, 15.58%)
  2. Zolpidem tartrate (27 people, 13.57%)
  3. Seroquel (27 people, 13.57%)
  4. Abilify (25 people, 12.56%)
  5. Nexium (25 people, 12.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:

    BREAK down FOOL!

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    Rhs on Oct, 13, 2012:

    Get your medical records
    and consult w/your doctor

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