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Review: could Lorazepam cause Dementia?

Summary: Dementia could be caused by Lorazepam, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Aspirin, and have Anxiety.

We study 44,996 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 140 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia 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.

Dementia

Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 42,176 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 44,943 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 163 people (0.36%) have Dementia. They amount to 0.37% of all the 44,373 people who have Dementia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dementia in Lorazepam reports

Time on Lorazepam when people have Dementia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dementia46.67%0.00%0.00%53.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Lorazepam * :

FemaleMale
Dementia48.07%51.93%

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Lorazepam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia1.20%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.77%6.59%75.45%

Severity of Dementia when taking Lorazepam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dementia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dementia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (32 people, 19.63%)
  2. Depression (28 people, 17.18%)
  3. Pain (26 people, 15.95%)
  4. Schizophrenia (23 people, 14.11%)
  5. Agitation (17 people, 10.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (61 people, 37.42%)
  2. Seroquel (45 people, 27.61%)
  3. Prevacid (39 people, 23.93%)
  4. Risperdal (36 people, 22.09%)
  5. Coumadin (33 people, 20.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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