Review: could Lorazepam cause Nystagmus?


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 Buspirone Hcl, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 50,740 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 Lorazepam 53,648 users)


Nystagmus (a condition of involuntary eye movement) has been reported by people with meningioma benign, abasia, mydriasis, hypoventilation, abdominal discomfort (latest reports from 2,968 Nystagmus patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

50,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 50 people (0.1%) have Nystagmus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lorazepam cause Nystagmus?

Time on Lorazepam when people have Nystagmus *:

  • < 1 month: 77.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Nystagmus when taking Lorazepam *:

  • female: 72 %
  • male: 28 %

Age of people who have Nystagmus when taking Lorazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11.11 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 22.22 %
  • 40-49: 8.89 %
  • 50-59: 31.11 %
  • 60+: 15.56 %

Severity if Nystagmus when taking Lorazepam **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (6 people)
  • Pain (5 people)
  • Nausea (4 people)
  • Convulsion (3 people)
  • Anxiety (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Sulpiride (6 people)
  • Gilenya (6 people)
  • Buspirone Hcl (6 people)
  • Trihexyphenidyl Hcl (5 people)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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