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Lorazepam Side Effects

Serious Side Effects of Lorazepam

  • depression or thoughts of suicideLorazepam pill bottle and box
  • hallucinating
  • passing out or feeling dizzy
  • feeling irritated or hyper
  • allergic reaction: hives, red or itchy skin, inflammation of the mouth, throat, tongue and face, and difficulty breathing

Common Side Effects of Lorazepam

  • short-term memory loss
  • drowsiness
  • inability to have sex, lack of desire to have sex
  • blurred vision
  • difficulty sleeping
  • diarrhea
  • upset stomach or vomiting
  • skin rash
  • weakness of the muscles
If you are over the age of 60, you may be more sensitive to side effects caused by Lorazepam.
Contact your healthcare provider if any of these symptoms increase or do not go away.

Side Effects of a Withdrawal from Lorazepam

Patients taking this medication can develop Lorazepam dependancy. If you end your dose cycle of Lorazepam and suffer from any of the following symptoms you may be suffering from withdrawal and should contact your doctor:
  • increased nervousness
  • short term memory loss
  • panic attacks
  • confusion
  • seizure
  • trouble sleeping
  • sweating
  • trembling
  • upset stomach, nausea or cramping