Review: taking Prilosec and Ativan together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Prilosec and Ativan together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Prilosec and Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,568 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Prilosec

Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 58,542 users)

Ativan

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 34,724 users)

On Jul, 23, 2016

7,568 people who take Prilosec, Ativan are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prilosec and Ativan drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Prilosec:
  • < 1 month: 47.0% - (8 of 17 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 52.0% - (13 of 25 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 54.0% - (13 of 24 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 35.0% - (10 of 28 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 67.0% - (29 of 43 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 61.0% - (29 of 47 people)
  • 10+ years: 68.0% - (11 of 16 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ativan:
  • < 1 month: 42.0% - (9 of 21 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (13 of 39 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 53.0% - (7 of 13 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 32.0% - (8 of 25 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 58.0% - (29 of 50 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 56.0% - (13 of 23 people)
  • 10+ years: 77.0% - (21 of 27 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Prilosec:
  • female: 54.0% - (77 of 141 people)
  • male: 61.0% - (36 of 59 people)
Ativan:
  • female: 52.0% - (75 of 142 people)
  • male: 43.0% - (25 of 57 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Prilosec:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • 20-29: 63.0% - (14 of 22 people)
  • 30-39: 54.0% - (13 of 24 people)
  • 40-49: 62.0% - (30 of 48 people)
  • 50-59: 46.0% - (24 of 52 people)
  • 60+: 56.0% - (28 of 50 people)
Ativan:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 20-29: 42.0% - (9 of 21 people)
  • 30-39: 54.0% - (13 of 24 people)
  • 40-49: 56.0% - (27 of 48 people)
  • 50-59: 56.0% - (29 of 51 people)
  • 60+: 40.0% - (20 of 50 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • loss of consciousness
  • diarrhoea
  • syncope
  • vomiting
  • heart rate irregular
  • back pain
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • coronary arterial stent insertion
  • heart valve calcification
1 - 6 months:
  • back pain
  • syncope
  • heart rate irregular
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • coronary arterial stent insertion
  • heart valve calcification
  • heart valve incompetence
  • labile blood pressure
  • loss of consciousness
6 - 12 months:
  • back pain
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • coronary arterial stent insertion
  • heart rate irregular
  • heart valve calcification
  • heart valve incompetence
  • labile blood pressure
  • loss of consciousness
  • syncope
1 - 2 years:
  • bronchopneumonia
  • confusional state
  • gingival bleeding
  • multiple myeloma
  • renal failure chronic
  • agitated depression
  • dementia
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • general physical health deterioration
  • abdominal pain upper
  • depression
  • emotional distress
  • atrioventricular block complete
  • dysphagia
5 - 10 years:
  • headache
  • tinnitus
  • tinnitus aggravated
  • dizziness
  • endometriosis
  • fatigue
  • hypercoagulation
  • osteomyelitis
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • bad breath
10+ years:
  • depression
  • vision blurred
  • angular cheilitis
  • anxiety
  • gum pain
  • hair loss
  • headache - migraine without aura
  • oral pain
  • pain - joints
  • pain - muscles
not specified:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • back pain
  • depression

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • pyrexia
  • asthenia
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • vomiting
  • haematochezia
  • abdominal pain
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • osteoporosis
  • tachycardia
  • acute respiratory failure
  • agitation
  • arthritis
2-9:
  • ascites
  • crohn's disease
  • lipase increased
  • status epilepticus
10-19:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • sepsis
  • neutropenic colitis
  • hepatitis cholestatic
  • hypertension
  • diarrhoea
  • loss of consciousness
  • crohn's disease
20-29:
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • hypokalaemia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • dehydration
  • chest pain
30-39:
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • headache
  • suicidal ideation
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
40-49:
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • constipation
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • diarrhoea
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
60+:
  • nausea
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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