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Review: could Lorazepam cause Low blood sugar?

Summary: Low blood sugar could be caused by Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 44,996 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 251 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar and more.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam (latest outcomes from 46,986 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Low blood sugar

Low blood sugar (low blood sugar cause seizures) (latest reports from 155,639 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 44,943 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 203 people (0.45%) have Low Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.13% of all the 159,370 people who have Low Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.

Trend of Low blood sugar in Lorazepam reports

Time on Lorazepam when people have Low blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Low blood sugar50.00%10.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Lorazepam * :

FemaleMale
Low blood sugar63.08%36.92%

Age of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Lorazepam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Low blood sugar0.53%0.53%1.58%4.21%7.37%8.95%30.00%46.84%

Severity of Low blood sugar when taking Lorazepam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Low blood sugar0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Low blood sugar ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (30 people, 14.78%)
  2. Pain (26 people, 12.81%)
  3. Anxiety (25 people, 12.32%)
  4. Hypertension (22 people, 10.84%)
  5. Osteoporosis (20 people, 9.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (52 people, 25.62%)
  2. Seroquel (39 people, 19.21%)
  3. Ambien (37 people, 18.23%)
  4. Furosemide (34 people, 16.75%)
  5. Lantus (33 people, 16.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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