Review: could Klonopin cause Fainting?


Summary

Fainting is found among people who take Klonopin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Paxil, and have Depression . We study 40,557 people who have side effects while taking Klonopin from FDA and social media. Among them, 486 have Fainting. Find out below who they are, when they have Fainting and more.

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Klonopin

Klonopin has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Klonopin 42,923 users)

Fainting

Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, primary pulmonary hypertension (latest reports from 69,934 Fainting patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

40,557 people reported to have side effects when taking Klonopin.
Among them, 486 people (1.2%) have Fainting


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Klonopin cause Fainting?

Time on Klonopin when people have Fainting *:

  • < 1 month: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 22.22 %

Gender of people who have Fainting when taking Klonopin *:

  • female: 67.3 %
  • male: 32.7 %

Age of people who have Fainting when taking Klonopin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.24 %
  • 10-19: 2.4 %
  • 20-29: 8.87 %
  • 30-39: 14.87 %
  • 40-49: 23.74 %
  • 50-59: 23.74 %
  • 60+: 26.14 %

Severity of Fainting **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 37.5 %
  • severe: 37.5 %
  • most severe: 12.5 %

How people recovered from Fainting **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Paxil (70 people, 14.40%)
  • Xanax (57 people, 11.73%)
  • Prozac (53 people, 10.91%)
  • Lasix (51 people, 10.49%)
  • Ambien (51 people, 10.49%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Depression (70 people, 14.40%)
  • Pain (38 people, 7.82%)
  • High Blood Pressure (35 people, 7.20%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Dizziness (140 people, 28.81%)
  • Fall (110 people, 22.63%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (105 people, 21.60%)
  • Nausea (99 people, 20.37%)
  • Fatigue (90 people, 18.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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