Review: could Lorazepam cause Fluid Retention?


Fluid retention 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 Lasix, and have Anxiety . We study 50,741 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 184 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.

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Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 53,648 users)

Fluid Retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, diarrhea, fatigue (latest reports from 23,045 Fluid retention patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

50,741 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 184 people (0.36%) have Fluid Retention

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lorazepam cause Fluid retention?

Time on Lorazepam when people have Fluid Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Lorazepam *:

  • female: 76.24 %
  • male: 23.76 %

Age of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Lorazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.42 %
  • 10-19: 4.26 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.96 %
  • 40-49: 10.64 %
  • 50-59: 22.7 %
  • 60+: 56.03 %

Severity if Fluid Retention when taking Lorazepam **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Fluid Retention **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (35 people)
  • Depression (28 people)
  • Pain (19 people)
  • Osteoporosis (16 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (11 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (35 people)
  • Aspirin (32 people)
  • Coumadin (29 people)
  • Zometa (28 people)
  • Furosemide (28 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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