Lorazepam and Breathing difficulty - from FDA reports

Breathing difficulty is found among people who take Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 88,335 people who have side effects when taking Lorazepam from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 13, 2018

88,335 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 4,367 people (4.94%) have Breathing difficulty

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lorazepam cause Breathing difficulty?

Time on Lorazepam when people have Breathing difficulty *:

Gender of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Lorazepam *:

  • female: 64.37 %
  • male: 35.63 %

Age of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Lorazepam *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 458 people, 10.49%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 374 people, 8.56%
  3. Depression: 368 people, 8.43%
  4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 289 people, 6.62%
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 197 people, 4.51%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lasix: 429 people, 9.82%
  2. Zometa: 426 people, 9.75%
  3. Aspirin: 400 people, 9.16%
  4. Ambien: 351 people, 8.04%
  5. Spiriva: 335 people, 7.67%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,021 people, 23.38%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 884 people, 20.24%
  3. Weakness: 824 people, 18.87%
  4. Chest Pain: 804 people, 18.41%
  5. Dizziness: 796 people, 18.23%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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