Review: could Klonopin cause Osteoporosis?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
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On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 28,556 people who take Klonopin. Among them, 205 have Osteoporosis. See who they are, when they have Osteoporosis and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Klonopin (latest outcomes from 31,081 users) has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Klonopin include nausea, nausea aggravated, depression, stress and anxiety, depression aggravated.
Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) (latest reports from 207,662 patients) has been reported by people with osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 3, 2014: 28,556 people reported to have side effects when taking Klonopin. Among them, 205 people (0.72%) have Osteoporosis.
Time on Klonopin when people have Osteoporosis * :
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Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Klonopin * :
Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Klonopin * :
Severity of Osteoporosis when taking Klonopin ** :
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How people recovered from Osteoporosis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (53 people, 25.85%)
- Pain (30 people, 14.63%)
- Anxiety (28 people, 13.66%)
- Depression (20 people, 9.76%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (18 people, 8.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (72 people, 35.12%)
- Wellbutrin (66 people, 32.20%)
- Aspirin (62 people, 30.24%)
- Celebrex (59 people, 28.78%)
- Prilosec (57 people, 27.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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In April of 2009 I was diagnosed with osteoporosis, particularly of my spine and hips. I was prescribed a regimen of additional calcium and vitamin D3 intake, along with weight-bearing strength training, all of which I have been doing since the beginning of May 2009.
In a subsequent meeting with my prescribing physician in the autumn of 2009, he said that some SSRI's are associated with a loss of bone density. In December 2009, I had another bone scan done, and the results were only marginally better, for the wrist and hips, and ever-so-slightly worse for my spine.
Just today I read where if one is not getting enough magnesium intake, this can allow build-up of calcium deposits in joints and tissues, as well as prevent bone from absorbing calcium.
I'm in a quandary as to whether I should discontinue my fluoxetine prescription and/or increase my magnesium intake and temporarily decrease my calcium intake, to get my bone density up more significantly.
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