Clonidine and Back pain - from FDA reports

Back pain is found among people who take Clonidine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Back pain with Clonidine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 32,994 people who have side effects when taking Clonidine from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 31, 2018

32,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonidine.
Among them, 1,046 people (3.17%) have Back pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Clonidine when people have Back pain *:

  • < 1 month: 38.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 38.46 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Clonidine *:

  • female: 62.25 %
  • male: 37.75 %

Age of people who have Back pain when taking Clonidine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.25 %
  • 10-19: 1.3599999999999999 %
  • 20-29: 2.85 %
  • 30-39: 8.55 %
  • 40-49: 16.48 %
  • 50-59: 26.77 %
  • 60+: 43.74 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain: 177 people, 16.92%
  • Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 97 people, 9.27%
  • Depression: 73 people, 6.98%
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 54 people, 5.16%
  • High Blood Cholesterol: 54 people, 5.16%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril: 182 people, 17.40%
  • Lasix: 156 people, 14.91%
  • Aspirin: 145 people, 13.86%
  • Zometa: 140 people, 13.38%
  • Prilosec: 132 people, 12.62%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain: 341 people, 32.60%
  • Weakness: 282 people, 26.96%
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 277 people, 26.48%
  • Breathing Difficulty: 273 people, 26.10%
  • Joint Pain: 269 people, 25.72%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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