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Review: could Lorazepam cause Dementia?

Summary: Dementia is found among people who take Lorazepam, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Stress and anxiety.

We study 45,100 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 164 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 47,105 Lorazepam users)

Dementia

Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 12,424 Dementia patients)

On Jan, 12, 2015: 45,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 164 people (0.36%) have Dementia.

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
Dementia43.75%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%6.25%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Lorazepam * :

FemaleMale
Dementia48.35%51.65%

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Lorazepam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia1.19%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%6.55%75.60%

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, 19.51%)
  2. Depression (28 people, 17.07%)
  3. Pain (26 people, 15.85%)
  4. Schizophrenia (23 people, 14.02%)
  5. Agitation (17 people, 10.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (61 people, 37.20%)
  2. Seroquel (45 people, 27.44%)
  3. Prevacid (39 people, 23.78%)
  4. Risperdal (36 people, 21.95%)
  5. Prilosec (33 people, 20.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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