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Review: could Lorazepam cause Blood pressure - high?

Summary: Blood pressure - high could be caused by Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 44,996 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,779 have Blood pressure - high. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure - high and more.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam (latest outcomes from 46,986 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Blood pressure - high

Blood pressure - high (latest reports from 1,136,499 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 44,943 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 1,779 people (3.96%) have Blood Pressure - High. They amount to 0.16% of all the 1,136,133 people who have Blood Pressure - High on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blood pressure - high in Lorazepam reports

Time on Lorazepam when people have Blood pressure - high * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood pressure - high62.37%13.98%1.08%5.38%11.83%1.08%4.30%

Gender of people who have Blood pressure - high when taking Lorazepam * :

FemaleMale
Blood pressure - high65.02%34.98%

Age of people who have Blood pressure - high when taking Lorazepam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood pressure - high0.25%0.44%2.72%4.17%6.01%16.88%22.76%46.78%

Severity of Blood pressure - high when taking Lorazepam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Blood pressure - high6.25%68.75%18.75%6.25%

How people recovered from Blood pressure - high ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Blood pressure - high0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (247 people, 13.88%)
  2. Pain (240 people, 13.49%)
  3. Anxiety (235 people, 13.21%)
  4. Depression (213 people, 11.97%)
  5. Insomnia (79 people, 4.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (377 people, 21.19%)
  2. Zometa (306 people, 17.20%)
  3. Ambien (272 people, 15.29%)
  4. Aredia (241 people, 13.55%)
  5. Furosemide (233 people, 13.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I am a 51 year old female, I have had asthma my whole life, a diagnosis of COPD was made 7 years ago, I have an ideopathic allergy that causes anaphylaxis, which I have been hospitalized for many times over the last 8 years . I am supposed to be followed for Lupus however I do not have nedical coverage .

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  • Noticed marked increase in blood pressure while taking the above listed medicines

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