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Review: could Lorazepam cause Depression?
We study 45,056 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,226 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.
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Lorazepam (latest outcomes from 47,063 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Depression (latest reports from 1,148,155 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.
On Sep, 18, 2014: 45,056 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 2,226 people (4.94%) have Depression.
Time on Lorazepam when people have Depression * :
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Gender of people who have Depression when taking Lorazepam * :
Age of people who have Depression when taking Lorazepam * :
Severity of Depression when taking Lorazepam ** :
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How people recovered from Depression ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (520 people, 23.36%)
- Anxiety (368 people, 16.53%)
- Pain (245 people, 11.01%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (150 people, 6.74%)
- Hypertension (138 people, 6.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (355 people, 15.95%)
- Aspirin (331 people, 14.87%)
- Ambien (302 people, 13.57%)
- Neurontin (286 people, 12.85%)
- Oxycontin (273 people, 12.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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