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Review: could Clozaril cause Akathisia?





Summary: Akathisia is found among people who take Clozaril, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Venlafaxine hcl, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 25,521 people who have side effects while taking Clozaril from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Akathisia. Find out below who they are, when they have Akathisia and more.

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Clozaril

Clozaril has active ingredients of clozapine. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Clozaril 25,617 users)

Akathisia

Akathisia (a movement disorder characterized by a feeling of inner restlessness) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, gastric disorder.(latest reports from Akathisia 5,744 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 25,521 people reported to have side effects when taking Clozaril. Among them, 40 people (0.16%) have Akathisia.

Trend of Akathisia in Clozaril reports

Time on Clozaril when people have Akathisia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Akathisia9.09%18.18%54.55%0.00%9.09%0.00%9.09%

Gender of people who have Akathisia when taking Clozaril * :

FemaleMale
Akathisia49.12%50.88%

Age of people who have Akathisia when taking Clozaril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Akathisia0.00%0.00%0.00%25.53%31.91%27.66%10.64%4.26%

Severity of Akathisia when taking Clozaril ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Akathisia100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Akathisia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (16 people, 40.00%)
  2. Depression (4 people, 10.00%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (3 people, 7.50%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (3 people, 7.50%)
  5. Borderline personality disorder (3 people, 7.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Venlafaxine hcl (9 people, 22.50%)
  2. Cogentin (8 people, 20.00%)
  3. Ativan (7 people, 17.50%)
  4. Fluoxetine (6 people, 15.00%)
  5. Zyprexa (6 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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