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How effective is Ativan for Generalized anxiety disorder?

Summary: 281 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 (latest outcomes from 35,196 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

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Generalized anxiety disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry) can be treated by Xanax, Klonopin, Clonazepam, Lexapro, Zoloft, Ativan. (view latest reports from 15,652 patients)

Trend of Generalized anxiety disorder reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 281 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
Overall651899738
Long term
(1+ years)
022515524

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

FemaleMale
Generalized anxiety disorder71.89%28.11%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Generalized anxiety disorder0.36%0.00%3.20%18.51%28.83%24.20%11.39%13.52%

Who find Ativan more effective for Generalized anxiety disorder?

Gender of people who find Ativan more effective * :

FemaleMale
Generalized anxiety disorder71.85%28.15%

Age of people who find Ativan more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Generalized anxiety disorder0.74%0.00%2.96%19.26%31.85%24.44%11.85%8.89%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    (Asked by a 44 year old man who has Lots Of Inflamation In Left Knee, Anxiety Disorder, and takes Diclofenac Sodium, Librium)
    Trying too find out if I can safely take these two drugs together at the same time , or just take them times apart in the same day. Or don't take them together at all?
  • Can nuvigil (vs adderall) be used simultaneously to help wean off 60mg/day of adderall?
    (Asked by a 34 year old woman who has Muscle Tightness, Muscle Contractions Involuntary, Ptsd, Anxiety, Apprehension, Feeling Uptight, Jitters, Stress, Stress And Anxiety, Tension, Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Bulimia, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, ADHD, and takes Nuvigil, Prozac, Flexeril, Topamax, Xanax, Adderall 30)
    I have been on Adderall 30mg 2x daily for years!! I've had it lowered to 20mg, I've TRIED to go months without it (when not working) however I feel I've built up a tolerance level to the point that it's not as effective as it once was. My personal life has detoured WAY past anything an ADHD medicati ...
  • Can i take my ativan if i'm taking phenteremine? (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 40 year old woman who has Anxiety, and takes Ativan)
    I just started taking phenteremine and I can't sleep. I take it at 6 am Am I able to take an Ativan at bed time?
  • Is cogentin in the same family as diazapam (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 65 year old man who has Anxiety Disorder, and takes Cogentin)
    I need to know if Cogentin is like a valium or has the same ingredients
  • Is it safe to take effexor and ibuprophen?
    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who has High Blood Cholesterol, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Sinusitis, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, and takes Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride, Doxycycline, Alprazolam, Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Tradjenta, Crestor)
    Have sinus infection which I'm taking doxycycline and ibuprophen for headache. I also take Venlafaxine for GAD. Is it okay to take Advil or acetaminophen while taking venlafaxine, not at the same time??

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