Lexapro and Ativan drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lexapro and Ativan together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lexapro and Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,735 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 54,144 users)

Ativan

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 47,112 users)

On Feb, 06, 2017

4,735 people who take Lexapro, Ativan are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lexapro and Ativan drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • anxiety
  • suicide attempt
  • somnolence
  • nausea
  • agitation
  • hyponatraemia
  • hypotension
  • vomiting
  • restlessness
  • asthenia
1 - 6 months:
  • anxiety
  • agitation
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • nausea
  • headache
  • anaemia
  • hyponatraemia
  • hypotension
  • tremor
6 - 12 months:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • hypospadias
  • small for dates baby
  • diabetes mellitus
  • pulmonary embolism
  • mental disorder
  • pain
  • blood calcium decreased
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • crohn's disease
1 - 2 years:
  • hypoaesthesia
  • brain stem infarction
  • cholelithiasis
  • dysarthria
  • facial paresis
  • paraesthesia
  • paresis
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • suicidal ideation
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • suicidal ideation
  • pulmonary embolism
  • diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • mental disorder
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • abdominal pain upper
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • muscle twitching
  • suicidal ideation
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • chest pain
10+ years:
  • back disorder
  • bipolar disorder
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • gestational diabetes
  • glycosuria
  • hyperglycaemia
  • obesity
  • pain
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • fall
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • fall
male:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • pneumonia
  • dizziness
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • neonatal tachypnoea
  • suicidal ideation
  • hypospadias
  • small for dates baby
  • anaemia
  • constipation
  • dyspnoea
  • ovarian cyst
  • tachycardia
2-9:
  • axillary mass
  • blood glucose
  • bone pain
  • breast cancer
  • disorientation
  • dizziness
  • drug toxicity
  • fall
  • haematocrit
  • headache
10-19:
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • agitation
  • vomiting
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • decreased appetite
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • hypokalaemia
  • hyponatraemia
  • hypotension
20-29:
  • headache
  • diabetes mellitus
  • vomiting
  • suicidal ideation
  • urinary tract infection
  • insomnia
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • diabetes mellitus
  • headache
  • depression
  • nausea
  • pain
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • constipation
40-49:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • anaemia
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • bone disorder
  • diarrhoea
60+:
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • pneumonia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. Ativan (lorazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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