Clonidine and Intervertebral disc protrusion - from FDA reports

Intervertebral disc protrusion 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 Aredia, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Intervertebral disc protrusion 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.

On Jul, 11, 2018

32,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Clonidine.
Among them, 161 people (0.49%) have Intervertebral disc protrusion

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clonidine cause Intervertebral disc protrusion?

Time on Clonidine when people have Intervertebral disc protrusion *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Intervertebral disc protrusion when taking Clonidine *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Intervertebral disc protrusion when taking Clonidine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.74 %
  • 20-29: 0.74 %
  • 30-39: 5.15 %
  • 40-49: 33.09 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 35.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 36 people, 22.36%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 30 people, 18.63%
  3. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 27 people, 16.77%
  4. Oedema (fluid collection in tissue): 15 people, 9.32%
  5. Hypomania (a mild form of mania, marked by elation and hyperactivity): 15 people, 9.32%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aredia: 75 people, 46.58%
  2. Neurontin: 65 people, 40.37%
  3. Lyrica: 64 people, 39.75%
  4. Zometa: 50 people, 31.06%
  5. Xanax: 44 people, 27.33%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Stress And Anxiety: 87 people, 54.04%
  2. Back Pain: 85 people, 52.80%
  3. Pain In Extremity: 84 people, 52.17%
  4. Joint Pain: 80 people, 49.69%
  5. Pain: 76 people, 47.20%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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