How effective is Ativan for Generalized anxiety disorder?
Summary: 294 Ativan users have rated its effectiveness for Generalized anxiety disorder.
Overall ratings: 3.4/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5
This is a review of how effective Ativan (lorazepam) is for Generalized anxiety disorder and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Ativan
Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 35,231 Ativan users)
Generalized anxiety disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry) can be treated by Xanax, Klonopin, Clonazepam, Zoloft, Lexapro, Ativan. (latest reports from 16,134 Generalized Anxiety Disorder patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 294 people are studied for taking Ativan in Generalized anxiety disorder
Ativan effectiveness for Generalized anxiety disorder (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Ativan for Generalized anxiety disorder * :
|Generalized anxiety disorder||71.43%||28.57% |
Age of people who take Ativan for Generalized anxiety disorder * :
|Generalized anxiety disorder||0.34%||0.00%||3.06%||18.03%||28.23%||23.81%||11.56%||14.97% |
Who find Ativan more effective for Generalized anxiety disorder?
Gender of people who find Ativan more effective * :
|Generalized anxiety disorder||72.34%||27.66% |
Age of people who find Ativan more effective * :
|Generalized anxiety disorder||0.71%||0.00%||2.84%||19.15%||31.91%||24.82%||11.35%||9.22% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- Ativan (lorazepam): used for 6 - 12 months
- Morphine Sulfate (morphine sulfate): used for 1 - 2 years
Drug interactions have: moderate hallucinations, mixed
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