Lorazepam and Dementia - from FDA reports


Summary

Dementia is found among people who take Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Dementia with Lorazepam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 73,867 people who have side effects when taking Lorazepam from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 21, 2017

73,867 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 226 people (0.31%) have Dementia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lorazepam cause Dementia?

Time on Lorazepam when people have Dementia *:

  • < 1 month: 46.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 53.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Lorazepam *:

  • female: 54.84 %
  • male: 45.16 %

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Lorazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.52 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.04 %
  • 40-49: 8.81 %
  • 50-59: 7.25 %
  • 60+: 82.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (23 people, 10.18%)
  • Pain (20 people, 8.85%)
  • Schizophrenia (17 people, 7.52%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (16 people, 7.08%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (12 people, 5.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (44 people, 19.47%)
  • Lasix (37 people, 16.37%)
  • Seroquel (35 people, 15.49%)
  • Prilosec (35 people, 15.49%)
  • Coumadin (34 people, 15.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Memory Loss (52 people, 23.01%)
  • Dizziness (49 people, 21.68%)
  • Nausea (48 people, 21.24%)
  • Confusional State (48 people, 21.24%)
  • Fall (45 people, 19.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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