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 Anxiety . We study 44,548 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 166 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 Lorazepam 46,073 users)

Dementia

Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with death, jamais vu, weakness, drowsiness, fatigue (latest reports from 11,408 Dementia patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

44,548 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 166 people (0.37%) have Dementia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lorazepam cause Dementia?

Time on Lorazepam when people have Dementia *:

  • < 1 month: 23.08 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 61.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 7.69 %

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Lorazepam *:

  • female: 45.96 %
  • male: 54.04 %

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Lorazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.66 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.66 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 17.88 %
  • 50-59: 7.28 %
  • 60+: 73.51 %

Severity if Dementia when taking Lorazepam **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (19 people)
  • Pain (16 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (15 people)
  • Schizophrenia (14 people)
  • Depression (14 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (44 people)
  • Prilosec (33 people)
  • Coumadin (33 people)
  • Seroquel (32 people)
  • Lasix (31 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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