Clonazepam and Apnea - from FDA reports


Summary

Apnea is found among people who take Clonazepam, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Alprazolam, and have Psychotic disorder. This review analyzes which people have Apnea with Clonazepam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 64,716 people who have side effects when taking Clonazepam from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 29, 2017

64,716 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonazepam.
Among them, 980 people (1.51%) have Apnea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clonazepam cause Apnea?

Time on Clonazepam when people have Apnea *:

  • < 1 month: 81.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Apnea when taking Clonazepam *:

  • female: 60.84 %
  • male: 39.16 %

Age of people who have Apnea when taking Clonazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.95 %
  • 2-9: 0.85 %
  • 10-19: 3.39 %
  • 20-29: 18.64 %
  • 30-39: 24.36 %
  • 40-49: 25.53 %
  • 50-59: 18.01 %
  • 60+: 8.26 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psychotic Disorder (27 people, 2.76%)
  • Pain (10 people, 1.02%)
  • Insomnia (10 people, 1.02%)
  • Schizophrenia (9 people, 0.92%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (8 people, 0.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Alprazolam (116 people, 11.84%)
  • Zolpidem (72 people, 7.35%)
  • Gabapentin (59 people, 6.02%)
  • Diazepam (55 people, 5.61%)
  • Mirtazapine (51 people, 5.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cardiac Arrest (853 people, 87.04%)
  • Completed Suicide (441 people, 45.00%)
  • Poisoning (114 people, 11.63%)
  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (104 people, 10.61%)
  • Death (73 people, 7.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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