Lorazepam side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Lorazepam side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam. The review is based on 73,915 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 77,250 users)

On Dec, 23, 2017

73,915 people who take Lorazepam are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lorazepam side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • sopor
  • suicide attempt
  • vomiting
  • tachycardia
  • somnolence
  • sedation
  • overdose
  • syncope
  • self injurious behaviour
  • tremor
1 - 6 months:
  • vomiting
  • psychotic disorder
  • somnolence
  • hyponatraemia
  • restlessness
  • white blood cell count increased
  • pyrexia
  • parkinsonism
  • schizophrenia
  • suicide attempt
6 - 12 months:
  • syncope
  • small for dates baby
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • neurological decompensation
  • somnolence
  • cardiac failure
  • pulmonary embolism
  • sopor
  • weight decreased
  • acrochordon
1 - 2 years:
  • syncope
  • dementia
  • back pain
  • psychomotor hyperactivity
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • anaemia
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • drug dependence
2 - 5 years:
  • drug dependence
  • sexual dysfunction
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • completed suicide
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • hypotension
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • sudden death
5 - 10 years:
  • tuberculosis
  • drug dependence
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • death
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • bradykinesia
  • chest pain
10+ years:
  • drug dependence
  • anaemia
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • hypovolaemic shock
  • obesity
  • tachycardia
  • tremor
  • ventricular hypertrophy
  • abnormal dreams
not specified:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • death
  • completed suicide
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • somnolence
  • white blood cell count decreased

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • nausea
  • completed suicide
  • death
  • drug ineffective
  • tremor
  • suicide attempt
  • somnolence
male:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • death
  • completed suicide
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • somnolence
  • suicide attempt
  • thrombocytopenia
  • pneumonia

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • small for dates baby
  • ventricular septal defect
  • delirium
  • vomiting
  • jaundice neonatal
  • retrognathia
  • status epilepticus
  • drug ineffective
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • neonatal tachypnoea
2-9:
  • pyrexia
  • posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
  • sleep disorder
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vomiting
  • respiratory failure
  • death
  • tetany
  • respiratory arrest
  • abdominal pain
10-19:
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • suicide attempt
  • tachycardia
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • completed suicide
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight decreased
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • respiratory arrest
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • suicide attempt
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • tachycardia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • somnolence
  • tremor
  • overdose
  • death
30-39:
  • completed suicide
  • vomiting
  • suicide attempt
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • death
  • suicidal ideation
  • somnolence
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • white blood cell count decreased
40-49:
  • vomiting
  • completed suicide
  • suicide attempt
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • death
  • drug ineffective
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • tremor
  • thrombocytopenia
50-59:
  • vomiting
  • completed suicide
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • death
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • somnolence
  • white blood cell count decreased
60+:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • death
  • drug ineffective
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • somnolence
  • weight increased
  • thrombocytopenia
  • tremor

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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