Review: could Lorazepam cause High Blood Pressure?


High blood pressure 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 Anxiety . We study 44,548 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,805 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 46,073 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, drug ineffective, postmastectomy lymphoedema syndrome, weakness (latest reports from 303,305 High blood pressure patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

44,548 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 1,805 people (4.05%) have High Blood Pressure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lorazepam cause High blood pressure?

Time on Lorazepam when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 63.04 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.13 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.09 %
  • 10+ years: 4.35 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Lorazepam *:

  • female: 64.94 %
  • male: 35.06 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Lorazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.27 %
  • 2-9: 0.41 %
  • 10-19: 2.99 %
  • 20-29: 3.67 %
  • 30-39: 6.25 %
  • 40-49: 16.5 %
  • 50-59: 23.01 %
  • 60+: 46.91 %

Severity if High Blood Pressure when taking Lorazepam **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 57.14 %
  • severe: 21.43 %
  • most severe: 7.14 %

How people recovered from High Blood Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (190 people)
  • Hypertension (183 people)
  • Depression (179 people)
  • Pain (173 people)
  • Osteoporosis (66 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (274 people)
  • Zometa (271 people)
  • Ambien (255 people)
  • Aredia (206 people)
  • Coumadin (197 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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