Lorazepam and Depression - from FDA reports


Summary

Depression is found among people who take Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Depression 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 Jul, 21, 2017

73,867 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 3,060 people (4.14%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lorazepam cause Depression?

Time on Lorazepam when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 32.8 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.02 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.91 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.06 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.37 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.15 %
  • 10+ years: 2.69 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Lorazepam *:

  • female: 65.83 %
  • male: 34.17 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Lorazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.29 %
  • 10-19: 2.68 %
  • 20-29: 6.59 %
  • 30-39: 13.3 %
  • 40-49: 20.59 %
  • 50-59: 25.95 %
  • 60+: 30.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (166 people, 5.42%)
  • Quit Smoking (149 people, 4.87%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (148 people, 4.84%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (104 people, 3.40%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (102 people, 3.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (403 people, 13.17%)
  • Ambien (356 people, 11.63%)
  • Neurontin (323 people, 10.56%)
  • Oxycontin (301 people, 9.84%)
  • Aredia (295 people, 9.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (717 people, 23.43%)
  • Nausea (679 people, 22.19%)
  • Weakness (566 people, 18.50%)
  • Back Pain (541 people, 17.68%)
  • Headache (532 people, 17.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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