Review: could Lorazepam cause High blood pressure?
Summary: 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 High blood pressure.
We study 45,087 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,972 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 47,090 users)
High blood pressure
High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from High blood pressure 328,584 patients)
On Dec, 13, 2014: 45,077 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 1,767 people (3.92%) have High Blood Pressure.
Time on Lorazepam when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||64.44%||14.44%||1.11%||3.33%||11.11%||1.11%||4.44% |
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Lorazepam * :
|High blood pressure||64.76%||35.24% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Lorazepam * :
|High blood pressure||0.25%||0.45%||2.74%||4.21%||6.05%||16.83%||22.56%||46.91% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Lorazepam ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||7.69%||53.85%||30.77%||7.69% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||20.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (246 people, 13.92%)
- Pain (239 people, 13.53%)
- Anxiety (232 people, 13.13%)
- Depression (210 people, 11.88%)
- Insomnia (79 people, 4.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (377 people, 21.34%)
- Zometa (306 people, 17.32%)
- Ambien (270 people, 15.28%)
- Aredia (241 people, 13.64%)
- Furosemide (233 people, 13.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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