Review: could Lorazepam cause Dementia?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 44,923 people who take Lorazepam. Among them, 140 have Dementia. See who they are, when they have Dementia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lorazepam (latest outcomes from 46,956 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Lorazepam include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, fatigue, anxiety aggravated.
Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 43,741 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 43,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 157 people (0.36%) have Dementia.
Time on Lorazepam when people have Dementia * :
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Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Lorazepam * :
Age of people who have Dementia when taking Lorazepam * :
Severity of Dementia when taking Lorazepam ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dementia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (32 people, 20.38%)
- Depression (28 people, 17.83%)
- Pain (26 people, 16.56%)
- Schizophrenia (23 people, 14.65%)
- Agitation (17 people, 10.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (60 people, 38.22%)
- Seroquel (45 people, 28.66%)
- Prevacid (38 people, 24.20%)
- Risperdal (36 people, 22.93%)
- Digoxin (32 people, 20.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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