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Review: taking Amitriptyline and Lorazepam together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Amitriptyline and Lorazepam together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amitriptyline and Lorazepam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,584 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Amitriptyline hydrochloride has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 7,164 Amitriptyline hydrochloride users)

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

On Jan, 12, 2015: 2,584 people who take Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Lorazepam are studied

Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Lorazepam outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Amitriptyline Hydrochloride (amitriptyline hydrochloride)
- Lorazepam (lorazepam)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Amitriptyline Hydrochloride is effective12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
36.36%
(4 of 11 people)
42.86%
(6 of 14 people)
36.36%
(4 of 11 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
n/a
Lorazepam is effective12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
54.55%
(6 of 11 people)
47.06%
(8 of 17 people)
62.50%
(5 of 8 people)
40.00%
(4 of 10 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Suicide AttemptDepressionHeart Valve CalcificationCardiac Failure CongestiveFallDepressionDepressionPain
SyncopeAnxietyBack PainChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseVentricular ExtrasystolesObesityBipolar DisorderAnxiety
HypotensionVomitingHeart Valve IncompetenceGastritisDysarthriaGastrointestinal DisorderBack DisorderDepression
Multiple Drug Overdose IntentionalH1n1 InfluenzaCardiac Failure CongestiveDyspnoeaAtaxiaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseRenal Failure AcuteNausea
Loss Of ConsciousnessDrug Withdrawal SyndromeHeart Rate IrregularCardiac DisorderDepressionGlaucomaDiabetic KetoacidosisFatigue
SoporRestlessnessLoss Of ConsciousnessSyncopeUrinary Tract InfectionHaematocheziaDiabetes MellitusAsthenia
Intentional OverdoseAgitationLabile Blood PressureRenal FailureDisease RecurrenceDyspepsiaObesityPyrexia
TachycardiaHeadacheUrine Odour AbnormalFatigueType 2 Diabetes MellitusCataractGlycosuriaDyspnoea
Cerebrovascular AccidentIncontinenceChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseFluid OverloadEpilepsyFatigueHyperglycaemiaBack Pain
Labile Blood PressureDizzinessCoronary Arterial Stent InsertionGastrointestinal DisorderPainAngina PectorisGestational DiabetesFall

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Amitriptyline Hydrochloride is effective34.69%
(17 of 49 people)
26.32%
(5 of 19 people)
Lorazepam is effective42.00%
(21 of 50 people)
30.00%
(6 of 20 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainDepression
AnxietyAnxiety
NauseaPyrexia
DepressionBack Pain
FatigueNausea
AstheniaFatigue
PyrexiaDyspnoea
DyspnoeaAsthenia
HeadachePain
FallDizziness

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Amitriptyline Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/a75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
15.79%
(6 of 38 people)
3.45%
(1 of 29 people)
13.56%
(8 of 59 people)
26.67%
(4 of 15 people)
Lorazepam is effectiven/an/an/a33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
18.92%
(7 of 37 people)
14.29%
(4 of 28 people)
15.00%
(9 of 60 people)
31.25%
(5 of 16 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Foetal Growth RetardationTachycardia NosVomitingVomitingAnxietyChest PainNauseaPain
Drug Exposure During PregnancyTongue CoatedPyrexiaAnxietyDepressionBack PainPainFall
Maternal Drugs Affecting FoetusRespiratory DistressDehydrationSuicidal IdeationDyspnoeaFatigueAnxietyBack Pain
PyrexiaPervasive Developmental Disorder NosPruritusDepressionFatiguePainDepressionAsthenia
StomatitisMydriasisHydrocephalusPyrexiaAstheniaConstipationAnaemiaDyspnoea
Fungal InfectionOxygen Saturation DecreasedDisorientationDizzinessHypoaesthesiaDyspnoeaBone DisorderPyrexia
BronchitisActivated Partial Thromboplastin Time AbnormalDecreased AppetiteHeadacheSuicidal IdeationDepressionPyrexiaNausea
StrabismusDisseminated Intravascular CoagulationConstipationNauseaVomitingAstheniaFatigueAnxiety
Small For Dates BabyProthrombin Time AbnormalBlood Creatinine IncreasedDyspnoeaPainNauseaHeadacheOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
ConvulsionUrine Output DecreasedCardiac FailureDiarrhoeaHeadachePyrexiaFallPneumonia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    Am I able to take an Ativan at bed time?

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  • peanuts on Mar, 31, 2010:

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    Reply

    mtntexas on May, 11, 2013:

    Just ask John Belushi

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On eHealthMe, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride (amitriptyline hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Lorazepam (lorazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. 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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