Review: could Lorazepam cause Nystagmus?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 44,923 people who take Lorazepam. Among them, 49 have Nystagmus. See who they are, when they have Nystagmus and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lorazepam (latest outcomes from 46,956 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Lorazepam include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, fatigue, anxiety aggravated.
Nystagmus (a condition of involuntary eye movement) (latest reports from 12,331 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, depression, convulsion, pain.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 43,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 67 people (0.16%) have Nystagmus.
Time on Lorazepam when people have Nystagmus * :
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Gender of people who have Nystagmus when taking Lorazepam * :
Age of people who have Nystagmus when taking Lorazepam * :
Severity of Nystagmus when taking Lorazepam ** :
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How people recovered from Nystagmus ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (10 people, 14.93%)
- Cholestasis (6 people, 8.96%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (6 people, 8.96%)
- Hypoglycaemia (6 people, 8.96%)
- Hypocalcaemia (6 people, 8.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Morphine (8 people, 11.94%)
- Calcium gluconate (7 people, 10.45%)
- Phenytoin (7 people, 10.45%)
- Gabapentin (7 people, 10.45%)
- Dextrose (6 people, 8.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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