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Review: could Lorazepam cause Headache?





Summary: Headache is found among people who take Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 45,087 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,767 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache 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)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Headache 199,069 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 45,077 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 2,079 people (4.61%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Lorazepam reports

Time on Lorazepam when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache36.69%35.25%5.04%4.32%7.91%4.32%6.47%

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Lorazepam * :

FemaleMale
Headache69.77%30.23%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Lorazepam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.48%2.14%5.13%15.59%23.22%21.52%31.93%

Severity of Headache when taking Lorazepam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache2.78%63.89%30.56%2.78%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache0.00%6.67%93.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (329 people, 15.82%)
  2. Anxiety (269 people, 12.94%)
  3. Pain (222 people, 10.68%)
  4. Hypertension (140 people, 6.73%)
  5. Osteoporosis (77 people, 3.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (255 people, 12.27%)
  2. Ambien (248 people, 11.93%)
  3. Neurontin (231 people, 11.11%)
  4. Zometa (203 people, 9.76%)
  5. Oxycontin (197 people, 9.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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