Review: could Lorazepam cause Weight Loss?


Weight loss is found among people who take Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 49,287 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 295 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.

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Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 48,667 users)

Weight Loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, diarrhea, malaise, fatigue (latest reports from 20,271 Weight loss patients).

On Aug, 17, 2016

49,287 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 295 people (0.6%) have Weight Loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lorazepam cause Weight loss?

Time on Lorazepam when people have Weight Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 50.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Loss when taking Lorazepam *:

  • female: 63.73 %
  • male: 36.27 %

Age of people who have Weight Loss when taking Lorazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.42 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.97 %
  • 20-29: 5.51 %
  • 30-39: 23.31 %
  • 40-49: 27.54 %
  • 50-59: 26.27 %
  • 60+: 13.98 %

Severity if Weight Loss when taking Lorazepam **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Weight Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (61 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (39 people)
  • Schizophrenia (37 people)
  • Anxiety (33 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (27 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (121 people)
  • Zometa (69 people)
  • Ambien (65 people)
  • Protonix (61 people)
  • Zyprexa (59 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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