Review: could Lorazepam cause Nystagmus (Eye movements - uncontrollable)?
Summary: Nystagmus is found among people who take Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Morphine, and have Pain.
We study 45,100 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 50 have Nystagmus. Find out below who they are, when they have Nystagmus and more.
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Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 47,105 Lorazepam users)
Nystagmus (a condition of involuntary eye movement) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, depression, convulsion, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 3,545 Nystagmus patients)
On Jan, 2, 2015: 45,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 70 people (0.16%) have Nystagmus.
Time on Lorazepam when people have Nystagmus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Nystagmus when taking Lorazepam * :
Age of people who have Nystagmus when taking Lorazepam * :
Severity of Nystagmus when taking Lorazepam ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Nystagmus ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (10 people, 14.29%)
- Hypoglycaemia (6 people, 8.57%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (6 people, 8.57%)
- Irritability (6 people, 8.57%)
- Cholestasis (6 people, 8.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Morphine (8 people, 11.43%)
- Gabapentin (7 people, 10.00%)
- Calcium gluconate (7 people, 10.00%)
- Phenytoin (7 people, 10.00%)
- Oxygen (6 people, 8.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- I amwondering if i have myathesia gravis (1 answer)
I am thinking that after a long bout of going nowhere with Drs. That I might have Myathesia Gravis. My Grandmother had it and I am thinking that my brother had it when he was born.He failed to thrive at first as he was unable to suck very well. He did make it though with a forced feeding of milk and bananas. He was sickly all his life though and recently died of cancer. I noticed that my eye is drooping on the left side. I have periods of extream fatigue, my left arm is tingly and I can't seem to feed myself without changing to my right hand. I have spinal stenosis and severe pain in my hip area but my right big toe seems to be tingly from time to time. I also have a swallow problem that causes me to choke or throw up the food or drink. Pills stay part way down a lot. My G.I. guy wants to strech my esophegus. I tend to eat soft foods and stay away from steak or anything chewy. I have congestive heart failure, sudden cardiac death, syncope all of which I greatfully managed to survive. I have fibromyalgia, and some nodules on my chest wall ( i forget what that is called) I have had 5 or 6 bouts with Costochrondritus which was way worse than actually having my heart stop. Costo hurts like a beech! I am frequently short of breath, exercize intolerant and have trouble holding my water.I have good dsys and bad days. Also my left hand and the base of my scalp goes all numb and tingly sometimes. There is also a terrible electric shock type feeling in my mid back area that makes me completely stop in my tracks and feel like I have been hit with a 350 lb pro football player. I have been hypokalimic after taking water pills (Ferosimide) i have taken prendisone for the Chosto and feel better immediatly, but I have mental reactions to too much Prendisone. I am very allergic to NSAID'S and pennicillian. Anyone got any ideas that the Drs have maybe not thought of... I would sure like to get better and go dance but the last time I danced I lasted 3 minutes before I had to fall into a chair.
- How do i change the drugs listed for me?
sleep disorders, disorientation, trouble concentrating
- Can i take my ativan if i'm taking phenteremine? (1 answer)
I just started taking phenteremine and I can't sleep. I take it at 6 am
Am I able to take an Ativan at bed time?
- What could be causing eye pain and headacne and bright glaring light on the right side only?
Senitive to light, can't spend long on computer or cell phone. Diagnosed with anklylosing spondylosis
- Have you or someone who has taken ativan, lorazepam or orfidal developed and form of cancer? esp. esophageal or stomach cancer
suspect long term prescription (years) of Lorazepam may have been causal to esophageal cancer Ativan, Lorazepam or Orfidal are all basically the same formula - please be specific in your answer
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From this study (2 years ago):
I had severe perinatal mood disorder at 6 months pregnant feb 2012 became impatient after a strong reaction to Paxil was switched to Effexor March 2012
At daughters birth i was suicidal, utterly depressed, and extremely anxious was switched from Effexor to Zoloft 250mg may 2012
My anxiety was horrendous and soon after (2weeks) I was put on Ativan twice daily 2 mg
Still on Zoloft 250 mg and 2 mg of Ativan daily
Had vision problems in early 20s except every time I had an exam my prescription was different.
I gave up on glasses it suffer trying to drive at night and have a glare or like aura around lights.
Never had this twitching eye before 2 months ago. It's very rapid, seems to be for no reason and my eyes dart back and forth involuntarily.
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