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Review: could Lorazepam cause Depression?

We study 45,049 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,225 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam (latest outcomes from 47,050 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Depression

Depression (latest reports from 1,148,414 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 45,045 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 2,225 people (4.94%) have Depression. They amount to 0.19% of all the 1,153,586 people who have Depression on eHealthMe.

Trend of Depression in Lorazepam reports

Time on Lorazepam when people have Depression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Depression31.45%30.19%7.55%8.18%17.61%1.89%3.14%

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Lorazepam * :

FemaleMale
Depression64.68%35.32%

Age of people who have Depression when taking Lorazepam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.40%2.31%7.33%12.80%21.94%26.41%28.82%

Severity of Depression when taking Lorazepam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Depression3.70%48.15%37.04%11.11%

How people recovered from Depression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Depression0.00%18.18%81.82%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (519 people, 23.33%)
  2. Anxiety (367 people, 16.49%)
  3. Pain (245 people, 11.01%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (150 people, 6.74%)
  5. Hypertension (138 people, 6.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (355 people, 15.96%)
  2. Aspirin (331 people, 14.88%)
  3. Ambien (302 people, 13.57%)
  4. Neurontin (286 people, 12.85%)
  5. Oxycontin (273 people, 12.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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