Review: taking Ibuprofen and Ativan together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Ibuprofen and Ativan together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ibuprofen and Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,585 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 92,738 users)

Ativan

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 46,005 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

5,585 people who take Ibuprofen, Ativan are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Ibuprofen and Ativan drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 31.0% - (6 of 19 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
  • 10+ years: 47.0% - (9 of 19 people)
  • not specified: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
Ativan:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (4 of 20 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 77.0% - (7 of 9 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 56.0% - (9 of 16 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 87.0% - (7 of 8 people)
  • 10+ years: 75.0% - (6 of 8 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Ibuprofen:
  • female: 37.0% - (25 of 67 people)
  • male: 41.0% - (7 of 17 people)
Ativan:
  • female: 49.0% - (32 of 65 people)
  • male: 47.0% - (8 of 17 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Ibuprofen:
  • 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: 47.0% - (10 of 21 people)
  • 30-39: 40.0% - (6 of 15 people)
  • 40-49: 26.0% - (7 of 26 people)
  • 50-59: 44.0% - (8 of 18 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
Ativan:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 38.0% - (8 of 21 people)
  • 30-39: 53.0% - (8 of 15 people)
  • 40-49: 47.0% - (11 of 23 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (9 of 18 people)
  • 60+: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • restless legs syndrome
  • suicide attempt
  • somnolence
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • agitation
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
  • renal failure acute
1 - 6 months:
  • pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in extremity
  • hypotension
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • left ventricular dysfunction
  • rash
  • somnolence
6 - 12 months:
  • narcotic abuse
  • narcotic intoxication
  • liver function test abnormal
  • renal failure acute
  • chest wall pain
  • decreased appetite
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea exertional
  • general physical health deterioration
1 - 2 years:
  • pain
  • haemorrhage
  • international normalised ratio increased
  • narcotic abuse
  • dyspnoea
  • cholelithiasis
  • narcotic intoxication
  • pulmonary embolism
  • chest pain
  • general physical health deterioration
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • blood uric acid increased
  • hypotension
  • rash erythematous
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • nausea
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • emotional distress
  • pulmonary embolism
5 - 10 years:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • affect lability
  • affective disorder
10+ years:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • depression
  • febrile neutropenia
  • anxiety
  • mood swings
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • aggression
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • depression
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • injury
  • headache
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • pyrexia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • delirium
  • insomnia
  • psychomotor hyperactivity
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • atrial septal defect
  • haemangioma
  • right aortic arch
  • abdominal pain
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
2-9:
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • cardiomyopathy
  • pericardial effusion
  • asthenia
  • constipation
  • dysphagia
  • apnoea
  • areflexia
  • bulbar palsy
  • diarrhoea
10-19:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • arthralgia
  • injury
  • abdominal pain upper
20-29:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • fatigue
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dizziness
  • lymphadenopathy
  • hodgkin's disease
  • pneumothorax
  • pulmonary embolism
30-39:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • pyrexia
  • depression
  • arthralgia
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • injury
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • headache
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • bone disorder
  • back pain
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • pyrexia
  • fall
60+:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • asthenia
  • vomiting
  • constipation

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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