Review: Ativan and Adderall
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Ativan and Adderall. It is created by eHealthMe based on 314 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Ativan (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Adderall (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Oct, 19, 2013: 314 people who reported to have interactions when taking Ativan, Adderall are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Ativan (lorazepam)
- Adderall (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Ativan, Adderall:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|2||Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||38|
|4||Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||33|
|7||Headache (pain in head)||24|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Ativan, Adderall:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|2||Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||6|
|3||Dyspnoea (difficult or labored breathing)||6|
|4||Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)||6|
|10||Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)||3|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- By k9kraze: How difficult is it to stop taking klonopin?
(for a 58 year old woman who has Anxiety Disorder, Panic Attacks, Major Depression, and takes Klonopin, Amphetamine Salt Combo, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Pristiq, Lisinopril)
I am a 58 year old woman who has had panic attacks since I was 16 years old. I also suffer from major depression. I've recently heard that Klonopin (Clonazepam) can cause early dementia. I have taken this drug for 22 years and want to discontinue it. Is it difficult to stop taking this medication du ...
(Number of patients like k9kraze: 8,371)
- By k9kraze: I have taken over 40 medications for major depression and anxiety. i have been taking 30mg adderall 2 times a day, plus a cocktail of other drugs. does anyone else take adderall for depression?
(for a 58 year old woman who has Depression, Anxiety With Panic Attacks, and takes Amphetamine Salt Combo, Pristiq, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Clonazepam, Lisinopril)
I am a 58 year old woman, who has had panic attacks since I was 16 years old. I started psychiatric treatment in 1988. I have been on more than 40 drugs for anxiety and major depression. Three years ago, a psychiatrist put me on Adderall (as a last ditch effort) and it has made all the difference in ...
(Number of patients like k9kraze: 11,994)
- By politely assertive: Will onfi help anxiety as well as seizures
(for a 56 year old woman who has Generalized Anxiety Disorder, ADHD, Seizure Disorder, and takes Adderall 20, ONFI, Trazodone Hydrochloride)
I suffer from seizures, anxiety, ADHD, and partial liver failure. I HATE PSYCHIATRISTS AND NEUROLOGISTS, in every sense of the word. There is a constant battle over my meds. The doctors make me feel like a piece of rotten meat. I need suggestions about meds. I have been in a constant cycle of turmoi ...
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Ativan (lorazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Adderall (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Ativan is used in:
- Adderall is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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