Review: taking Ativan and Norco together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Ativan and Norco together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ativan and Norco. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,144 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Ativan

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 38,886 users)

Norco

Norco has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Norco 9,270 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

7,144 people who take Ativan, Norco are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Ativan and Norco drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Ativan:
  • < 1 month: 23.0% - (9 of 39 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (12 of 36 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 48.0% - (13 of 27 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (11 of 33 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 47.0% - (19 of 40 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 57.0% - (16 of 28 people)
  • 10+ years: 73.0% - (11 of 15 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Norco:
  • < 1 month: 43.0% - (17 of 39 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0% - (6 of 30 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 37.0% - (10 of 27 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 39.0% - (15 of 38 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 34.0% - (18 of 52 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 38.0% - (10 of 26 people)
  • 10+ years: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Ativan:
  • female: 41.0% - (66 of 158 people)
  • male: 41.0% - (26 of 62 people)
Norco:
  • female: 35.0% - (57 of 160 people)
  • male: 39.0% - (25 of 63 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Ativan:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 48.0% - (17 of 35 people)
  • 30-39: 36.0% - (18 of 50 people)
  • 40-49: 43.0% - (18 of 41 people)
  • 50-59: 41.0% - (19 of 46 people)
  • 60+: 42.0% - (20 of 47 people)
Norco:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 23.0% - (8 of 34 people)
  • 30-39: 29.0% - (15 of 51 people)
  • 40-49: 41.0% - (18 of 43 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (19 of 47 people)
  • 60+: 46.0% - (22 of 47 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • depression
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • hypotension
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • pneumonitis
1 - 6 months:
  • hypotension
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • headache
  • overdose
  • bradycardia
  • cardiac aneurysm
  • myocardial infarction
6 - 12 months:
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • movement disorder
  • nausea
  • rash
  • constipation
  • drug ineffective
  • haemorrhagic stroke
1 - 2 years:
  • nausea and vomiting
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pain
  • skin blushing/flushing
  • facial edema
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • anxiety
  • cardiac disorder
  • emotional distress
2 - 5 years:
  • coronary artery disease
  • depression
  • chest pain
  • anxiety
  • atrioventricular septal defect
  • developmental delay
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • iron deficiency anemia
5 - 10 years:
  • nausea and vomiting
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • loss of consciousness
  • muscle spasms
  • fall
  • convulsion
  • discomfort
  • fractured coccyx
  • fractured sacrum
10+ years:
  • depression
  • weight gain poor
  • anxiety
  • vision blurred
  • listless
  • mood swings
  • po2 increased
  • angular cheilitis
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
  • coordination impairment
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • injury

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • injury
  • arthralgia
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • back pain
  • insomnia
  • asthenia
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • anxiety
  • atelectasis
  • blood chloride increased
  • bronchoalveolar lavage abnormal
  • cardiac failure
  • cold sweat
  • confusional state
  • congenital aortic anomaly
  • diabetic complication
  • fallot's tetralogy
2-9:
  • pain
  • otitis media
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • anxiety
  • contusion
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • hypoaesthesia
  • skin infection
10-19:
  • hypotension
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • pain
  • pneumonitis
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • decreased appetite
  • dehydration
  • convulsion
  • cholelithiasis
  • hypernatraemia
20-29:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • injury
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • vomiting
  • bronchitis
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • back pain
30-39:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain
  • vomiting
  • arthralgia
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
  • chest pain
  • asthenia
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • injury
  • insomnia
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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