Lorazepam and Memory loss - from FDA reports
Memory loss 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 Ambien, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Memory loss with Lorazepam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 73,867 people who have side effects when taking Lorazepam from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
73,867 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 1,459 people (1.98%) have Memory loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lorazepam when people have Memory loss *:
- < 1 month: 56.1 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.1 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.54 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.88 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.44 %
- 10+ years: 3.66 %
Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Lorazepam *:
- female: 66.5 %
- male: 33.5 %
Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Lorazepam *:
- 0-1: 0.18 %
- 2-9: 0.09 %
- 10-19: 1.06 %
- 20-29: 7.27 %
- 30-39: 16.67 %
- 40-49: 17.2 %
- 50-59: 22.52 %
- 60+: 35.02 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (218 people, 14.94%)
- Pain (171 people, 11.72%)
- Sleep Disorder (93 people, 6.37%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (92 people, 6.31%)
- High Blood Pressure (92 people, 6.31%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (159 people, 10.90%)
- Oxycontin (137 people, 9.39%)
- Aspirin (129 people, 8.84%)
- Paxil (125 people, 8.57%)
- Cymbalta (123 people, 8.43%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (420 people, 28.79%)
- Dizziness (334 people, 22.89%)
- Confusional State (322 people, 22.07%)
- Headache (316 people, 21.66%)
- Weakness (306 people, 20.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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User reviews to the study
I am 65, a female and on 30 mg of Cymbalta. Started with 20 mg in March. Feel like I have trouble concentrating and short term memory loss which I did not have before. Very frightening since I have two older siblings with dementia.
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