Review: taking Metoprolol tartrate and Ativan together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Metoprolol tartrate and Ativan together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metoprolol tartrate and Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,213 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Metoprolol Tartrate

Metoprolol tartrate has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Metoprolol tartrate 46,723 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

5,213 people who take Metoprolol Tartrate, Ativan are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Metoprolol tartrate and Ativan drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Metoprolol Tartrate:
  • < 1 month: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 60.0% - (6 of 10 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 64.0% - (11 of 17 people)
  • 10+ years: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ativan:
  • < 1 month: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 58.0% - (7 of 12 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 80.0% - (8 of 10 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Metoprolol Tartrate:
  • female: 50.0% - (21 of 42 people)
  • male: 51.0% - (14 of 27 people)
Ativan:
  • female: 44.0% - (19 of 43 people)
  • male: 52.0% - (13 of 25 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Metoprolol Tartrate:
  • 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: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 40-49: 71.0% - (10 of 14 people)
  • 50-59: 60.0% - (9 of 15 people)
  • 60+: 36.0% - (11 of 30 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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 40-49: 57.0% - (8 of 14 people)
  • 50-59: 26.0% - (4 of 15 people)
  • 60+: 56.0% - (17 of 30 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • renal failure
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • dehydration
  • hypotension
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • pruritus
  • restlessness
  • renal failure acute
1 - 6 months:
  • hyponatraemia
  • restlessness
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • drug level increased
  • hypertension
  • acidosis
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • renal failure
  • dehydration
6 - 12 months:
  • postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
  • cerebral venous thrombosis
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • anxiety
  • anxiety disorder
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • haematoma
1 - 2 years:
  • acidosis
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • renal failure
  • headache
  • pulmonary embolism
  • tinnitus aggravated
  • atrial fibrillation
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
2 - 5 years:
  • hypotension
  • headache
  • tinnitus aggravated
  • abdominal pain
  • atrial fibrillation
  • dizziness
  • hepatotoxicity
  • pyrexia
  • sepsis
  • vomiting
5 - 10 years:
  • suicide attempt
  • anaemia
  • epistaxis
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • hiccups
  • myelodysplastic syndrome
  • thrombocytopenia
  • atherosclerosis
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides
10+ years:
  • hydrochloride - thioridazine
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • acute respiratory failure
  • anaemia
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • blood pressure fluctuation
  • bradycardia
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • anaemia
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • vomiting
  • hypertension
  • depression
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • hypotension
  • asthenia
  • pneumonia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • cryptococcal fungaemia
  • pneumonia cryptococcal
  • sepsis
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • abdominal discomfort
  • anxiety
  • conversion disorder
  • gastroenteritis viral
  • influenza
  • intentional overdose
  • intentional self-injury
  • parosmia
  • sinusitis
10-19:
  • death
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal pain
  • hypotension
  • renal failure
  • tachycardia
  • vomiting
  • hypoxia
  • pleural effusion
  • abdominal pain upper
20-29:
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • abdominal pain
  • cardiomegaly
  • depression
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • nausea
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • hypertension
  • convulsion
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • asthenia
40-49:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • hypertension
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • diarrhoea
  • hypotension
  • pyrexia
60+:
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • anaemia
  • asthenia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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