Review: taking Lorazepam and Chantix together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lorazepam and Chantix together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lorazepam and Chantix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,231 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Lorazepam 46,073 users)

Chantix

Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Chantix 63,650 users)

On Jul, 21, 2016

1,231 people who take Lorazepam, Chantix are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lorazepam and Chantix drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Lorazepam:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (9 of 9 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 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)
Chantix:
  • < 1 month: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 85.0% - (6 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lorazepam:
  • female: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • male: 91.0% - (11 of 12 people)
Chantix:
  • female: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Lorazepam:
  • 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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 90.0% - (10 of 11 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Chantix:
  • 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: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • depression
  • nausea
  • suicidal ideation
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • feeling abnormal
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • rash
1 - 6 months:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • suicide attempt
  • suicidal ideation
  • intentional overdose
  • aggression
  • insomnia
  • mental disorder
  • nausea
  • convulsion
6 - 12 months:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • suicide attempt
  • intentional overdose
  • abnormal dreams
  • suicidal ideation
  • aggression
  • amnesia
  • completed suicide
  • mental disorder
1 - 2 years:
  • depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • anxiety
  • narcotic abuse
  • palpitations
  • convulsion
  • drug effect decreased
  • loss of consciousness
  • memory impairment
  • narcotic intoxication
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • suicide attempt
  • insomnia
  • intentional overdose
  • aggression
  • bipolar disorder
  • suicidal ideation
  • cognitive disorder
  • mental disorder
5 - 10 years:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • suicide attempt
  • intentional overdose
  • loss of consciousness
  • suicidal ideation
  • insomnia
  • mental disorder
  • paranoia
  • abnormal behaviour
10+ years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • mental disorder
  • suicidal ideation
  • abnormal behaviour
  • aggression
  • emotional distress
  • impaired driving ability
  • insomnia
  • mood altered
not specified:
  • nausea
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • abnormal dreams
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • malaise

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • depression
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • malaise
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • abnormal dreams
male:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • abnormal dreams
  • pain
  • suicidal ideation
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • suicide attempt
  • aggression
  • insomnia
  • anger
  • intentional overdose
  • nightmare
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • bipolar disorder
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • fatigue
  • malaise
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
40-49:
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • palpitations
  • insomnia
  • arthralgia
  • suicidal ideation
  • chest pain
  • pain
50-59:
  • depression
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • abnormal dreams
  • feeling abnormal
  • malaise
60+:
  • nausea
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • abnormal dreams
  • weight decreased
  • decreased appetite
  • tremor
  • constipation

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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