Review: could Lorazepam cause Diabetes Mellitus?


Diabetes mellitus is found among people who take Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 50,740 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 809 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus and more.

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Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 51,866 users)

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, drug ineffective, cardiac failure congestive, stroke (latest reports from 141,088 Diabetes mellitus patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

50,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 809 people (1.59%) have Diabetes Mellitus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lorazepam cause Diabetes mellitus?

Time on Lorazepam when people have Diabetes Mellitus *:

  • < 1 month: 4 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 28 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 32 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 8 %

Gender of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Lorazepam *:

  • female: 58.36 %
  • male: 41.64 %

Age of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Lorazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.45 %
  • 20-29: 4.49 %
  • 30-39: 14.04 %
  • 40-49: 34.44 %
  • 50-59: 21.13 %
  • 60+: 24.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (214 people)
  • Anxiety (148 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (133 people)
  • Pain (108 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (93 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (423 people)
  • Zyprexa (230 people)
  • Risperdal (180 people)
  • Ambien (164 people)
  • Furosemide (128 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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