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Review: could Lorazepam cause Paranoia?

Summary: Paranoia could be caused by Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Oxycontin, and have Pain.

We study 44,996 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 263 have Paranoia. Find out below who they are, when they have Paranoia and more.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam (latest outcomes from 46,986 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Paranoia

Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur) (latest reports from 59,763 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, schizophrenia.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 44,943 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 263 people (0.59%) have Paranoia. They amount to 0.44% of all the 59,667 people who have Paranoia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Paranoia in Lorazepam reports

Time on Lorazepam when people have Paranoia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Paranoia40.00%10.00%20.00%0.00%20.00%10.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Paranoia when taking Lorazepam * :

FemaleMale
Paranoia50.36%49.64%

Age of people who have Paranoia when taking Lorazepam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Paranoia0.00%0.00%1.27%20.25%19.41%24.47%14.77%19.83%

Severity of Paranoia when taking Lorazepam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Paranoia100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Paranoia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (37 people, 14.07%)
  2. Depression (36 people, 13.69%)
  3. Anxiety (24 people, 9.13%)
  4. Schizophrenia (22 people, 8.37%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (16 people, 6.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (63 people, 23.95%)
  2. Ambien (61 people, 23.19%)
  3. Seroquel (51 people, 19.39%)
  4. Vicodin (43 people, 16.35%)
  5. Diazepam (42 people, 15.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (14 hours ago):

  • My dr increased my wellbutrin to 450 mg in January and I have been fine.
    Yesterday morning, I took Wellbutrin 450 mg, 10 mg of Lexapro and 2 aleve for back pain. I had taken these medications numerous times sometimes sporadically due to scheduling, but try to be consistent either in am or at night. This time I'm pretty sure I took the night before only wellbutrin and lexapro (around 10pm), Next morning took wellbutrin, lexapro and aleve at 8am
    I began feeling somewhat disoriented around 11am and forgeting things,became somewhat spacy, couldn't concentrate, couldn't formulate thoughts at times or words.. would forget mid sentence what I was even talking about. This continued mostly throughout the day, but got worse as the day went on. By 2pm my vision was blurring, dizziness worse and paranoia was terrible. by 3pm I was having my first full on panic attack- I would go in and out of it. Being scared to death or just couldn't calm down..I managed to drive home with the help of my brother talking me through and having me pull over for a few minutes. By 5pm it seemed to wear off.. Next day I still feel a little anxious mostly that it will happen again.. I have a bad headach as well today.

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  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • this 89 year old man has heart failure

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Have been on Metformin for just under 2 weeks. Stopped taking it today as since I began taking it, I have noticed mood swings, memory and cognitive impairment and a huge increase in paranoia and anxiety.

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