Lorazepam and Memory loss - from FDA reports

Memory loss 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 Ambien, and have Depression. 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, 12, 2018

88,335 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam.
Among them, 1,733 people (1.96%) have Memory loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lorazepam cause Memory loss?

Time on Lorazepam when people have Memory loss *:

Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Lorazepam *:

  • female: 66.75 %
  • male: 33.25 %

Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Lorazepam *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression: 234 people, 13.50%
  2. Pain: 192 people, 11.08%
  3. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 119 people, 6.87%
  4. Sleep Disorder: 111 people, 6.41%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 110 people, 6.35%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Ambien: 175 people, 10.10%
  2. Oxycontin: 140 people, 8.08%
  3. Cymbalta: 140 people, 8.08%
  4. Aspirin: 129 people, 7.44%
  5. Paxil: 128 people, 7.39%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 496 people, 28.62%
  2. Confusional State: 370 people, 21.35%
  3. Dizziness: 370 people, 21.35%
  4. Headache (pain in head): 352 people, 20.31%
  5. Weakness: 344 people, 19.85%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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