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Review: could Lorazepam cause Fluid retention?





Summary: 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 Aspirin, and have Anxiety.

We study 45,087 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 161 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 47,090 users)

Fluid retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Fluid retention 17,802 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 45,077 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 161 people (0.36%) have Fluid Retention.

Trend of Fluid retention in Lorazepam reports

Time on Lorazepam when people have Fluid retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fluid retention0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Fluid retention76.54%23.46%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fluid retention0.00%0.79%3.97%0.00%3.97%10.32%21.43%59.52%

Severity of Fluid retention when taking Lorazepam ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (33 people, 20.50%)
  2. Depression (29 people, 18.01%)
  3. Pain (16 people, 9.94%)
  4. Osteoporosis (15 people, 9.32%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (10 people, 6.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (32 people, 19.88%)
  2. Lasix (32 people, 19.88%)
  3. Coumadin (28 people, 17.39%)
  4. Potassium chloride (24 people, 14.91%)
  5. Zometa (23 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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