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How effective is Ativan for Generalized anxiety disorder?

Summary: 293 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 35,225 Ativan users)

Generalized anxiety disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry) can be treated by Xanax, Klonopin, Clonazepam, Lexapro, Zoloft, Ativan. (latest reports from 16,056 Generalized Anxiety Disorder patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 293 people are studied for taking Ativan in Generalized anxiety disorder




Ativan effectiveness for Generalized anxiety disorder


Long term Ativan effectiveness for Generalized anxiety disorder

Ativan effectiveness for Generalized anxiety disorder (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall6519610139
Long term
(1+ years)
022555525

Gender of people who take Ativan for Generalized anxiety disorder * :

FemaleMale
Generalized anxiety disorder71.67%28.33%

Age of people who take Ativan for Generalized anxiety disorder * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Generalized anxiety disorder0.34%0.00%3.07%18.09%28.33%23.89%11.60%14.68%

Who find Ativan more effective for Generalized anxiety disorder?

Gender of people who find Ativan more effective * :

FemaleMale
Generalized anxiety disorder72.86%27.14%

Age of people who find Ativan more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Generalized anxiety disorder0.71%0.00%2.86%19.29%32.14%25.00%11.43%8.57%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    I was made an involuntary drug addict during TNIBC treatment 2 years ago. It nearly killed me with lung depression and flu feeling daily. Doctor could not identify an adverse drug event. NO ONE SHOULD TAKE A BENZODIAZEPINE longer than 2-4 weeks according to manufacturers. Doctors are the problem. Just google your drugs and look at the side effects. Hallucinations are a sign of tolerance. Visit www.benzobuddies.org to learn about these drugs. I am 5 months into withdrawal.

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    holladay71 on Jan, 4, 2015:

    Here is my information. Can anyone help me to know if this is common, expected, and if so what the patient outcome looks like as far as what a time line might look like.

    Age: 60

    Gender: female

    Conditions: Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Cancer - breast

    Drugs taking:

    - Ativan (lorazepam): used for 6 - 12 months

    - Morphine Sulfate (morphine sulfate): used for 1 - 2 years

    Drug interactions have: moderate hallucinations, mixed

    Comments from or about the patient: Diagnosed 8 years ago with Breast cancer. After bi-lat mastectomy, chemo, and radiation remission was reached for 7 years. For the past year there is now mets to the bone. At this time takes exgiva and fosadex? injections onces a month. Has taken morphine for pain related to the mets to the spine and Ativan for anxiety related to the diagnosis for the past year + however recently started with hallucinations visual and auditory. Would like to know if this is common? Expected? and patient outcome predictions with these issues. Thank you for any help.

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