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Review: could Lorazepam cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation 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 Depression. We study 45,116 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,436 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 47,126 Lorazepam users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,512 Constipation patients)

On Apr, 24, 2015: 45,111 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 1,438 people (3.19%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Lorazepam reports

Time on Lorazepam when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation51.11%15.56%8.89%8.89%8.89%6.67%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Lorazepam * :

FemaleMale
Constipation62.46%37.54%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Lorazepam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.08%0.71%2.20%3.23%7.71%20.30%26.99%38.79%

Severity of Constipation when taking Lorazepam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%40.91%54.55%4.55%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%14.29%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (204 people, 14.19%)
  2. Pain (201 people, 13.98%)
  3. Anxiety (168 people, 11.68%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (134 people, 9.32%)
  5. Hypertension (108 people, 7.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (360 people, 25.03%)
  2. Aspirin (259 people, 18.01%)
  3. Ambien (242 people, 16.83%)
  4. Zofran (207 people, 14.39%)
  5. Oxycontin (206 people, 14.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • Since being diagnosed with CRPS/RSD I have pain 100% of the time. It is not always a 10/10 but is always there in one form or another. It started in my right hand/arm after a accident while carrying a busing pan full of dirty dishes to be cleaned. While walking through a steel swinging door into the back of the kitchen the dishes started to shift weight and this caused the pan to shift and I found my whole body swinging with the pan/dishes. The pan/dishes and my upper body all swung to the right and into a solid steel door frame. This ended up crushing my hand, wrist, arm, and fingers and bus pan filled with about 60 lbs of wet dirty dishes between the mental frame connected to the wall/door. I remember trying not to drop the dishes and screaming as quietly as I could so that the customers would not walk out... I was given ice and taken to the closest ER for evaluation. I did notice since starting the Lorazepam 24 hours ago that I have to get up every hour to 2 hours to empty my bladder. I did have a Pelvic Sling placed and had to have it cut and partly removed due to noting being able to urinate on my own at all.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Some of the symptoms and drugs I added are not 100 percent correct I just could not find them in the drop downs. I just selected what I thought was closest.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Pervasive developmental disorder...autism...unexplained g.i. Issues with multiple procedures only finding inflammation...prescribed sucralfate after severe vomiting which seemed to help for awhile, but cycle seems to be starting all over again...vomits often after eating

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