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Clonazepam Depression Side Effects

Clonazepam Depression Side Effect Reports


The following Clonazepam Depression side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Depression, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Clonazepam or it might take time to develop.



Withdrawal Syndrome, Tremor, Decreased Appetite, Vision Blurred, Amnesia, Depression

This Depression side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 21-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Clonazepam (dosage: 2 Pills), which was started on Jun 01, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Clonazepam the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Withdrawal Syndrome
  • Tremor
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Vision Blurred
  • Amnesia
  • Depression
These side effects may potentially be related to Clonazepam.
Suicide Attempt, Depression, Intentional Overdose

This Depression Clonazepam side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Nov 22, 2013. A Female , 62 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Clonazepam. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Depression
  • Intentional Overdose
. Clonazepam dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Insomnia, Condition Aggravated, Arthralgia, Bone Pain, Depression, Skin Burning Sensation, Withdrawal Syndrome, Mental Disorder

This is a Clonazepam side effect report of a 53-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: insomnia, who was treated with Clonazepam (dosage:1 Pill Once Daily Taken By Mouth, start time: Jun 01, 2012), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Depression side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Insomnia
  • Condition Aggravated
  • Arthralgia
  • Bone Pain
  • Depression
  • Skin Burning Sensation
  • Withdrawal Syndrome
  • Mental Disorder
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Clonazepam treatment in female patients suffering from insomnia, resulting in Depression.

Anxiety, Depression, Paranoia, Psychomotor Skills Impaired, Psychotic Disorder, Suicidal Ideation, Tearfulness, Psychiatric Decompensation, Depression Suicidal

A 44-year-old patient (weight: NA) from CA with the following symptoms: NA started Clonazepam treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Clonazepam treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Paranoia
  • Psychomotor Skills Impaired
  • Psychotic Disorder
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tearfulness
  • Psychiatric Decompensation
  • Depression Suicidal
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Bupropion
  • Citalopram
  • Isentress
  • Quetiapine
  • Reyataz
  • Risperidone
  • Ritonavir
  • Sustiva
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Clonazepam side effects, such as Depression.
Depression, Fatigue, Intentional Self-injury, Libido Decreased, Memory Impairment, Mutism, Personality Disorder, Psychotic Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder

A female patient from CA was prescribed and started Clonazepam on Nov 11, 2013. Patient felt the following Clonazepam side effects: depression, fatigue, intentional self-injury, libido decreased, memory impairment, mutism, personality disorder, psychotic disorder, schizoaffective disorder Additional patient health information: Female , 42 years of age, weighting 145.5 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Clonazepam dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Abilify
  • Ativan
  • Kaletra
  • Citalopram
  • Pantoprazole
  • Combivir
The patient was hospitalized.
Completed Suicide, Intentional Overdose, Depression, Fall, Road Traffic Accident

This report suggests a potential Clonazepam 0.5mg Depression side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 35-year-old patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Clonazepam 0.5mg (dosage: NA) starting Nov 09, 2012. Soon after starting Clonazepam 0.5mg the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Completed Suicide
  • Intentional Overdose
  • Depression
  • Fall
  • Road Traffic Accident
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Diphenhydramine
  • Alcohol (N/a)
  • Cocaine (N/a)
  • Methamphetamine (N/a)
  • Amphetamine (N/a)
Although Clonazepam 0.5mg demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Depression, may still occur.
Anxiety, Headache, Tremor, Crying, Nervous System Disorder, Muscle Spasms, Dizziness, Palpitations, Depression

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Oct 17, 2013 by a Female taking Clonazepam (dosage: 1 Once Daily Taken By Mouth) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 42 years of age, weighting 210.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Clonazepam side effects: anxiety, headache, tremor, crying, nervous system disorder, muscle spasms, dizziness, palpitations, depression. Additional medications/treatments:
Headache, Rash, Depression, Anxiety, Product Substitution Issue

This Depression problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 49-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): depression,panic disorder.On Feb 01, 2008 a consumer started treatment with Clonazepam (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Clonazepam, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Product Substitution Issue
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Depression, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Depression, Weight Increased, Sedation, Sleep Disorder, Condition Aggravated

This is a Clonazepam side effect report of a 43-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from GB. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: parasomnia and was treated with Clonazepam (dosage: 0.5 Mg) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Depression
  • Weight Increased
  • Sedation
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Condition Aggravated
This opens a possibility that Clonazepam could cause Depression and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Diarrhoea, Nausea, Irritability, Feeling Abnormal, Dizziness, Migraine, Depression, Weight Decreased

This Depression side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jun 22, 2012. A female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 143.1 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Clonazepam. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Clonazepam side effects: diarrhoea, nausea, irritability, feeling abnormal, dizziness, migraine, depression, weight decreased. Clonazepam dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Sumatriptan
  • Vicodin
  • Nuvigil
  • Diclofenac Sodium
  • Nuvigil
  • Carisoprodol
  • Albuterol Sulate
  • Nuvigil (750 Milligram;)
These side effects may potentially be related to Clonazepam.
Osteoarthritis, Pain, Cellulitis, Depression, Lower Limb Fracture, Osteoporosis, Ankle Fracture, Oedema Peripheral

This Depression side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 59-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Clonazepam (dosage: NA), which was started on Jan 01, 2003. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lasix
  • Nexium
  • Medrol
  • Spironolactone
  • Synthroid
  • Milk Of Magnesia Tab
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Amitriptyline Hcl
When starting to take Clonazepam the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain
  • Cellulitis
  • Depression
  • Lower Limb Fracture
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Oedema Peripheral
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Clonazepam.
Depression, Nystagmus, Accommodation Disorder, Strabismus, Mental Disorder, Anxiety

This Depression Clonazepam side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on May 02, 2012. A Female , weighting 259.9 lb, was treated with Clonazepam. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Depression
  • Nystagmus
  • Accommodation Disorder
  • Strabismus
  • Mental Disorder
  • Anxiety
. Clonazepam dosage: 0.5 Mg, 3x/day:tid. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Spironolactone (2 Tablets Unk Dosage, 2x/day:bid)
  • Seroquel (4 Tablets Unk Dosage, 1x/day:qd)
  • Lamotrigine (125 Mg, Other (1 Tablet In Am))
  • Vyvanse
  • Lamotrigine (125 Mg, Other (4 Tablets In Pm))
Dengue Fever, Insomnia, Nasopharyngitis, Myalgia, Gastritis, Depression, Pyrexia, Dysgeusia, Lethargy

This is a Clonazepam side effect report of a 41-year-old patient (weight:NA) from BRAZIL, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: insomnia, who was treated with Clonazepam (dosage:Unk, start time: Jan 01, 2012), combined with:
  • Varenicline Tartrate (0.5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Varenicline Tartrate (1 Mg, 2x/day (every 12 Hours))
  • Varenicline Tartrate (0.5 Mg (a Half Of Tablet Of 1mg), Daily)
  • Varenicline Tartrate (1 Mg, 1x/day)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Depression side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Dengue Fever
  • Insomnia
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Myalgia
  • Gastritis
  • Depression
  • Pyrexia
  • Dysgeusia
  • Lethargy
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Clonazepam treatment in patients suffering from insomnia, resulting in Depression.
Weight Decreased, Depression, Nausea, Balance Disorder, Headache, Nervousness, Anxiety, Fatigue

A female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Clonazepam treatment (dosage: 0.5 Mg, Unk) on NS. Soon after starting Clonazepam treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Weight Decreased
  • Depression
  • Nausea
  • Balance Disorder
  • Headache
  • Nervousness
  • Anxiety
  • Fatigue
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Vitamin D (2000 Iu, Unk)
  • Benztropeine (0.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Risperdal (0.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Alpha Lipoic Acid (50 Mg, Unk)
  • Pravastatin (40 Mg, Unk)
  • Lovaza (1 G, Unk)
  • Levoxyl (100 Ug, Unk)
  • Choline Bitartrate (250 Mg, Unk)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Clonazepam side effects, such as Depression.
Depression, Panic Attack, Amnesia, Abdominal Pain Upper, Withdrawal Syndrome

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Clonazepam on Sep 23, 2011. After Clonazepam was administered, patient encountered several Clonazepam side effects: depression, panic attack, amnesia, abdominal pain upper, withdrawal syndrome Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 94.00 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Clonazepam dosage: (2 Mg), Oral. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Back Medicine (nos)
  • Mirtazapine ((30 Mg), Oral)
The patient was hospitalized.
Suicidal Ideation, Disorientation, Road Traffic Accident, Abnormal Behaviour, Mental Impairment, Concussion, Memory Impairment, Depression, Mood Altered

This report suggests a potential Clonazepam Depression side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 51-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Clonazepam (dosage: NA) starting Sep 30, 2005. Soon after starting Clonazepam the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Disorientation
  • Road Traffic Accident
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Mental Impairment
  • Concussion
  • Memory Impairment
  • Depression
  • Mood Altered
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Xyrem (Oral ; 9 Gm (4.5 Gm,2 In 1 D),oral)
  • Metocarbamol
  • Lisinopril
  • Gabapentin
  • Testosterone
Although Clonazepam demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Depression, may still occur.
Pain In Extremity, Oral Herpes, Depression, Muscle Twitching, Malaise, Abdominal Pain Upper, Eye Swelling, Diarrhoea, Muscle Spasms

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Feb 09, 2012 by a Female taking Clonazepam (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 112.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Clonazepam side effects: pain in extremity, oral herpes, depression, muscle twitching, malaise, abdominal pain upper, eye swelling, diarrhoea, muscle spasms. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Questran
  • Xanax (As Needed)
  • Prozac
  • Entocort Ec
  • Imodium (As Needed)
  • Dexilant
  • Remicade
  • Carafate (As Needed)
Depression, Decreased Interest

This Depression problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): anxiety.On Dec 01, 2011 a consumer started treatment with Clonazepam (dosage: Unk). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Lamictal (Unk)
  • Celexa (Unk)
  • Chantix (0.5 Mg, 1x/day)
When commencing Clonazepam, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Depression
  • Decreased Interest
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Depression, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Agitation, Social Avoidant Behaviour, Depression, Headache, Irritability

This is a Clonazepam side effect report of a female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: anxiety and was treated with Clonazepam (dosage: Unk) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Bupropion (300 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Effexor Xr (225 Mg, 1x/day)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Agitation
  • Social Avoidant Behaviour
  • Depression
  • Headache
  • Irritability
This opens a possibility that Clonazepam could cause Depression and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Pain, Abnormal Dreams, Agitation, Anger, Emotional Disorder, Flatulence, Depression, Anxiety

This Depression side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jan 27, 2012. A female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 110.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Clonazepam. Patient felt the following Clonazepam side effects: pain, abnormal dreams, agitation, anger, emotional disorder, flatulence, depression, anxiety. Clonazepam dosage: Unk, Once At Night.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Chantix (Unk)
  • Chantix (Unk)
  • Vicodin (Unk)
  • Soma
  • Chantix (0.5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Chantix (1 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Temazepam (Unk)
  • Diazepam (Unk)
These side effects may potentially be related to Clonazepam.
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Clonazepam Depression Causes and Reviews


Depression is a serious medical illness. It's more than just a feeling of being sad or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 19 million teens and adults in the United States who have Depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life. Symptoms can include

  • Feeling sad or "empty"
  • Loss of interest in favorite activities
  • Overeating, or not wanting to eat at all
  • Not being able to sleep, or sleeping too much
  • Feeling very tired
  • Feeling hopeless, irritable, anxious, or guilty
  • Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems
  • Thoughts of death or suicide

Depression is a disorder of the brain. There are a variety of causes, including genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. Depression can happen at any age, but it often begins in teens and young adults. It is much more common in women. Women can also get postpartum Depression after the birth of a baby. Some people get seasonal affective disorder in the winter. Depression is one part of bipolar disorder.

There are effective treatments for Depression, including antidepressants, talk therapy, or both.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health


Clonazepam Depression Reviews

Fri, 27 Aug 2010

I have been on Clonazepam for several month up to 2-3mg a day. Went cold turkey 4 days ago and my psychiatrist agreed. Can't sleep on even a high dose of ambien. Blood pressure up to Hyperttension Stage 1 when I used to have normal BP. Wondering if I should go back on it and taper instead? Desperately deranged

Wed, 13 Jan 2010
I have been on Clonazepam for about 3 or 4 months. It help a great deal with lack of sleep,and also helped the snxiety. Now I have been stressed at work. I think it is more about burn-out than my meds. How ever! I'm not sure what to do. I haven't been sleeping well again. I'm thinking I maybe have to up my drug to 1.5 versus my1 I take now(of Clonazepam0 or dr. sujested I try Mirtazapine!5mg at night. I have tries this acouple times and I am so ..druged in the morning...even with a half. so..I tried a forth last night. It seemed to be better..but not sure whatto do?? Should I ween off the Clonazepan which I'm told is very addicting or should I up it ....or should I take a forth of mirtazapine in repace of themirtazapine. or something else??? Help!
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