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Diazepam vs Lorazepam, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 67

This is personalized comparison of Diazepam vs Lorazepam for a female aged 67. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Diazepam (latest outcomes from 32,932 users) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Lorazepam (latest outcomes from 47,094 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

On Nov, 17, 2014: 9,799 female patients aged 64 who take the same drugs are studied in Diazepam vs Lorazepam

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female64Marwa

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Diazepam diazepamUs Army
Lorazepam lorazepamUsl Pharma

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 64 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Diazepam (Us Army)Lorazepam (Usl Pharma)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
FallFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Asthenia (weakness)
PainDiarrhoea
Chest PainAnxiety
Asthenia (weakness)Pyrexia (fever)
Headache (pain in head)Vomiting
AnxietyFall
DiarrhoeaPain

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Diazepam (Us Army)Lorazepam (Usl Pharma)
ItchingBlurred Vision
Breast Cancer FemaleExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)
Swallowing DifficultyNausea In The Morning - Females (sickness in morning during pregnancy)
Sweating Increased (excess sweating)Abdominal Bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen)
Stomach PainDifficulty Breathing
Stress And AnxietyDecreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Joint Pain
Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath)Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)
Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings)Blood Pressure
Neck StiffnessDrowsiness

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Diazepam3.36%23.49%31.54%28.86%12.75%
Lorazepam2.42%19.38%37.72%29.76%10.73%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Diazepam (diazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Lorazepam (lorazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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