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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 1,229 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 47,105 Lorazepam users)

Chantix has active ingredients of varenicline tartrate. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from 64,431 Chantix users)

On Dec, 29, 2014: 1,229 people who take Lorazepam, Chantix are studied

Lorazepam, Chantix outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lorazepam (lorazepam)
- Chantix (varenicline tartrate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lorazepam is effective50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/an/an/a
Chantix is effective16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
85.71%
(6 of 7 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DepressionDepressionDepressionDepressionDepressionDepressionSuicidal IdeationDepression
NauseaAnxietyAnxietyAnxietyAnxietyAnxietyMental DisorderNausea
Suicidal IdeationSuicide AttemptSuicide AttemptSuicidal IdeationSuicide AttemptSuicide AttemptDepressionAnxiety
InsomniaSuicidal IdeationIntentional OverdosePalpitationsInsomniaIntentional OverdoseAnxietyInsomnia
AnxietyIntentional OverdoseAbnormal DreamsLoss Of ConsciousnessIntentional OverdoseLoss Of ConsciousnessAggressionFatigue
Feeling AbnormalAggressionSuicidal IdeationConvulsionAggressionSuicidal IdeationAbnormal BehaviourPain
VomitingNauseaAmnesiaNauseaBipolar DisorderInsomniaImpaired Driving AbilityVomiting
Abnormal DreamsMental DisorderMental DisorderDrug Effect DecreasedSuicidal IdeationParanoiaInsomniaAbnormal Dreams
DyspnoeaInsomniaAggressionMemory ImpairmentMental DisorderMental DisorderMood AlteredMalaise
FatigueConvulsionCompleted SuicideInsomniaMood SwingsMuscle SpasmsEmotional DistressSuicidal Ideation

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lorazepam is effective40.00%
(4 of 10 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
Chantix is effective50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DepressionDepression
NauseaAnxiety
AnxietyInsomnia
InsomniaNausea
FatigueAbnormal Dreams
VomitingPain
HeadacheSuicidal Ideation
MalaiseDyspnoea
PainVomiting
Suicidal IdeationWeight Decreased

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lorazepam is effectiven/an/an/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
n/a
Chantix is effectiven/an/an/a40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aDepressionAnxietyAnxietyDepressionNausea
Suicide AttemptDepressionNauseaAnxietyDepression
AggressionSuicidal IdeationDepressionNauseaInsomnia
AnxietyPainInsomniaInsomniaAnxiety
InsomniaMalaiseVomitingFatigueVomiting
NightmareWeight IncreasedPainHeadacheAbnormal Dreams
AngerFatigueFatigueAbnormal DreamsDecreased Appetite
Intentional OverdoseBack PainDyspnoeaFallWeight Decreased
NauseaEmotional DistressChest PainPainPain
Cholecystitis ChronicHallucinationArthralgiaFeeling AbnormalDyspnoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • I amwondering if i have myathesia gravis (1 answer)
    I am thinking that after a long bout of going nowhere with Drs. That I might have Myathesia Gravis. My Grandmother had it and I am thinking that my brother had it when he was born.He failed to thrive at first as he was unable to suck very well. He did make it though with a forced feeding of milk and bananas. He was sickly all his life though and recently died of cancer. I noticed that my eye is drooping on the left side. I have periods of extream fatigue, my left arm is tingly and I can't seem to feed myself without changing to my right hand. I have spinal stenosis and severe pain in my hip area but my right big toe seems to be tingly from time to time. I also have a swallow problem that causes me to choke or throw up the food or drink. Pills stay part way down a lot. My G.I. guy wants to strech my esophegus. I tend to eat soft foods and stay away from steak or anything chewy. I have congestive heart failure, sudden cardiac death, syncope all of which I greatfully managed to survive. I have fibromyalgia, and some nodules on my chest wall ( i forget what that is called) I have had 5 or 6 bouts with Costochrondritus which was way worse than actually having my heart stop. Costo hurts like a beech! I am frequently short of breath, exercize intolerant and have trouble holding my water.I have good dsys and bad days. Also my left hand and the base of my scalp goes all numb and tingly sometimes. There is also a terrible electric shock type feeling in my mid back area that makes me completely stop in my tracks and feel like I have been hit with a 350 lb pro football player. I have been hypokalimic after taking water pills (Ferosimide) i have taken prendisone for the Chosto and feel better immediatly, but I have mental reactions to too much Prendisone. I am very allergic to NSAID'S and pennicillian. Anyone got any ideas that the Drs have maybe not thought of... I would sure like to get better and go dance but the last time I danced I lasted 3 minutes before I had to fall into a chair.
  • How do i change the drugs listed for me?
    sleep disorders, disorientation, trouble concentrating
  • Can i take my ativan if i'm taking phenteremine? (1 answer)
    I just started taking phenteremine and I can't sleep. I take it at 6 am
    Am I able to take an Ativan at bed time?
  • What could be causing eye pain and headacne and bright glaring light on the right side only?
    Senitive to light, can't spend long on computer or cell phone. Diagnosed with anklylosing spondylosis
  • Have you or someone who has taken ativan, lorazepam or orfidal developed and form of cancer? esp. esophageal or stomach cancer
    suspect long term prescription (years) of Lorazepam may have been causal to esophageal cancer Ativan, Lorazepam or Orfidal are all basically the same formula - please be specific in your answer

More questions for: Chantix, Lorazepam

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I am in recovery from alcohol and drugs, this year after 10 years of continuous sobriety, I believe that some of the scripts have a side effect of drug seeking behavior, ultimately I want to be narcotic free, and probably need to see a psychiatrist to get the anti psychotic right, worried about taking Paxil, Chantix, Buspar, all help with depression, but is that to much dopamine or serotonin, not sure which one, but couldn't that be too many different anti depressants in a day

    Reply

  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • Do these drugs interact ok?

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On eHealthMe, Lorazepam (lorazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Chantix (varenicline tartrate) is often used to treat quit smoking. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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