lorazepam and Stroke - from FDA reports


Summary

Stroke is found among people who take drugs with ingredients of lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drugs for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Stroke with drugs with ingredients of lorazepam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 118,725 people who have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of lorazepam from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 22, 2017

118,725 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of lorazepam.
Among them, 1,572 people (1.32%) have Stroke


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on drugs with ingredients of lorazepam when people have Stroke *:

  • < 1 month: 56.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
  • 10+ years: 1.67 %

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking drugs with ingredients of lorazepam *:

  • female: 65.22 %
  • male: 34.78 %

Age of people who have Stroke when taking drugs with ingredients of lorazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 0.3 %
  • 10-19: 0.3 %
  • 20-29: 4.57 %
  • 30-39: 4.87 %
  • 40-49: 13.1 %
  • 50-59: 21.86 %
  • 60+: 54.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (171 people, 10.88%)
  • High Blood Pressure (167 people, 10.62%)
  • Depression (151 people, 9.61%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (93 people, 5.92%)
  • Arthritis (88 people, 5.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (285 people, 18.13%)
  • Lasix (232 people, 14.76%)
  • Plavix (192 people, 12.21%)
  • Lipitor (183 people, 11.64%)
  • Neurontin (163 people, 10.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (352 people, 22.39%)
  • Weakness (273 people, 17.37%)
  • Depression (268 people, 17.05%)
  • High Blood Pressure (263 people, 16.73%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (259 people, 16.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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