Could Lorazepam cause Nystagmus - from FDA reports


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 Buspirone Hcl, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 66,821 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA. Among them, 55 have Nystagmus. Find out below who they are, when they have Nystagmus and more.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 70,075 users)

Nystagmus

Nystagmus (a condition of involuntary eye movement) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, depression, convulsion, high blood pressure (latest reports from 3,653 Nystagmus patients).

On Dec, 24, 2016

66,821 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 55 people (0.08%) have Nystagmus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lorazepam cause Nystagmus?

Time on Lorazepam when people have Nystagmus *:

  • < 1 month: 87.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

Gender of people who have Nystagmus when taking Lorazepam *:

  • female: 70.37 %
  • male: 29.63 %

Age of people who have Nystagmus when taking Lorazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 12 %
  • 20-29: 8 %
  • 30-39: 24 %
  • 40-49: 14 %
  • 50-59: 26 %
  • 60+: 16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (7 people, 12.73%)
  • Pain (5 people, 9.09%)
  • Nausea (5 people, 9.09%)
  • Depression (3 people, 5.45%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (3 people, 5.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Gilenya (6 people, 10.91%)
  • Buspirone Hcl (6 people, 10.91%)
  • Ativan (5 people, 9.09%)
  • Duloxetine Hydrochloride (4 people, 7.27%)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (4 people, 7.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Speech Impairment (adult) (16 people, 29.09%)
  • Tremor (10 people, 18.18%)
  • Hyperreflexia (10 people, 18.18%)
  • Dizziness (10 people, 18.18%)
  • Arrhythmias (10 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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