Review: could Lorazepam cause Blood Pressure - High?


Summary

Blood pressure - high is found among people who take Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Anxiety . We study 51,930 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,006 have Blood pressure - high. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure - high and more.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 67,727 users)

Blood Pressure - High

Blood pressure - high has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, pain, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 476,852 Blood pressure - high patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

51,930 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 2,006 people (3.86%) have Blood Pressure - High


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lorazepam cause Blood pressure - high?

Time on Lorazepam when people have Blood Pressure - High *:

  • < 1 month: 61.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.37 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.03 %
  • 10+ years: 5.15 %

Gender of people who have Blood Pressure - High when taking Lorazepam *:

  • female: 65.14 %
  • male: 34.86 %

Age of people who have Blood Pressure - High when taking Lorazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.31 %
  • 2-9: 0.37 %
  • 10-19: 3.38 %
  • 20-29: 4.06 %
  • 30-39: 6.83 %
  • 40-49: 16.36 %
  • 50-59: 22.32 %
  • 60+: 46.37 %

Severity if Blood Pressure - High when taking Lorazepam **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 57.14 %
  • severe: 21.43 %
  • most severe: 7.14 %

How people recovered from Blood Pressure - High **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (236 people, 11.76%)
  • Hypertension (221 people, 11.02%)
  • Depression (210 people, 10.47%)
  • Pain (202 people, 10.07%)
  • Osteoporosis (86 people, 4.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (309 people, 15.40%)
  • Aspirin (305 people, 15.20%)
  • Ambien (277 people, 13.81%)
  • Aredia (237 people, 11.81%)
  • Furosemide (216 people, 10.77%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (536 people, 26.72%)
  • Nausea (475 people, 23.68%)
  • Pain (464 people, 23.13%)
  • Dyspnoea (397 people, 19.79%)
  • Fatigue (374 people, 18.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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