Review: taking Alprazolam and Lorazepam together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Alprazolam and Lorazepam together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Alprazolam and Lorazepam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,843 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Alprazolam

Alprazolam has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Alprazolam 54,887 users)

Lorazepam

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 67,728 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

4,843 people who take Alprazolam, Lorazepam are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Alprazolam and Lorazepam drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Alprazolam:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 58.0% - (7 of 12 people)
  • 10+ years: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Lorazepam:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 10+ years: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Alprazolam:
  • female: 34.0% - (11 of 32 people)
  • male: 26.0% - (5 of 19 people)
Lorazepam:
  • female: 28.0% - (9 of 32 people)
  • male: 26.0% - (5 of 19 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Alprazolam:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 30-39: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 40-49: 30.0% - (4 of 13 people)
  • 50-59: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 60+: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
Lorazepam:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 30-39: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • 40-49: 40.0% - (6 of 15 people)
  • 50-59: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 60+: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • sopor
  • drug abuse
  • suicide attempt
  • intentional self-injury
  • intentional overdose
  • thrombocytopenia
  • sepsis
  • renal failure
  • dehydration
  • depression
1 - 6 months:
  • wound infection
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • hypotension
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • confusional state
  • epistaxis
  • acute respiratory failure
6 - 12 months:
  • back pain
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • musculoskeletal disorder
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • spinal column stenosis
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • anxiety
1 - 2 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • anxiety
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • diabetes mellitus
  • back pain
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • musculoskeletal disorder
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pain
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • atrioventricular septal defect
  • developmental delay
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • multiple congenital abnormalities
  • speech disorder developmental
  • ventricular septal defect
  • itching - vaginal area
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • vulvovaginal burning sensation
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • crepitus
  • emotional distress
  • mental disorder
  • finger pain
  • suicidal ideation
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • asthma
10+ years:
  • amenorrhoea
  • drug dependence
  • nausea and vomiting
  • short-term memory loss
  • sweating - excessive
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • anxiety
  • body height decreased
  • chest tightness
  • confusion
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • vomiting
  • injury
male:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • agitation
  • parkinsonism
  • crying
  • gait disturbance
  • heart rate increased
  • somnolence
  • tremor
  • accidental exposure
  • altered state of consciousness
  • anorectal disorder
2-9:
  • dysphagia
  • lethargy
  • sedation
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • aphasia
  • balance disorder
  • poisoning
  • presyncope
  • visual acuity reduced
10-19:
  • suicidal ideation
  • nausea
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • cardiac arrest
  • drug abuse
  • respiratory arrest
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • suicidal ideation
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • depression
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • nausea
  • pain
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • hyperhidrosis
  • insomnia
  • drug dependence
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • insomnia
50-59:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • insomnia
  • injury
  • fall
60+:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • anaemia
  • vomiting
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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