Review: taking Flagyl and Ativan together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Flagyl and Ativan together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Flagyl and Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,822 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Flagyl

Flagyl has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Flagyl 11,791 users)

Ativan

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 37,985 users)

On Aug, 22, 2016

1,822 people who take Flagyl, Ativan are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Flagyl and Ativan drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Flagyl:
  • < 1 month: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ativan:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Flagyl:
  • female: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ativan:
  • female: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Flagyl:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ativan:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • respiratory failure
  • sepsis
  • diarrhoea
  • death
  • mental status changes
  • nausea
  • dehydration
  • pyrexia
  • pneumonia
  • clostridium difficile colitis
1 - 6 months:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • injury
  • bone disorder
  • deformity
  • infection
  • abscess rupture
  • atrial fibrillation
  • dental fistula
6 - 12 months:
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • nausea and vomiting
1 - 2 years:
  • arthritis
  • cholelithiasis
  • colorectal cancer metastatic
  • lower extremity mass
  • respiratory failure
  • urinary tract infection
  • vaginal infection
2 - 5 years:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • neuropathy
  • renal failure
  • renal failure acute
  • injury
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • death
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • pain
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • pain in jaw
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • bone disorder
  • pain in jaw
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • osteomyelitis
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • sepsis
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • pancytopenia
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • colitis pseudomembranous
  • graft versus host disease
  • haematemesis
  • abdominal compartment syndrome
  • ascites
  • blood lactic acid increased
  • cholecystitis
  • cholelithiasis
2-9:
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • drug clearance decreased
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • acute myeloid leukaemia recurrent
  • adenovirus infection
  • clostridial infection
  • convulsion
  • cystitis haemorrhagic
  • diarrhoea
10-19:
  • hypotension
  • hypokalaemia
  • nausea
  • hypertension
  • sepsis
  • headache
  • pancytopenia
  • vomiting
  • cardiac arrest
  • convulsion
20-29:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • injury
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • migraine
  • urinary tract infection
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
30-39:
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • dental caries
  • convulsion
  • nausea
  • osteomyelitis
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • depression
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • bone disorder
  • fatigue
  • emotional distress
  • abdominal pain
50-59:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • pain in jaw
  • bone disorder
  • diarrhoea
  • swelling
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • bone disorder
  • fatigue
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • diarrhoea
  • anaemia
  • vomiting

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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