Review: Ibuprofen and Ativan
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ibuprofen and Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on 3,562 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 4, 2014: 3,562 people who reported to have interactions when taking Ibuprofen, Ativan are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)
- Ativan (lorazepam)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Ibuprofen, Ativan:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||1,993|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||1,603|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||1,523|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||1,078|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Ibuprofen, Ativan:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||75|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||64|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||43|
|Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)||36|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||36|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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On eHealthMe, Ibuprofen (ibuprofen) is often used to treat pain. Ativan (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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Ibuprofen is used in:
- Ativan is used in:
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I have been struggling with sinusitis for almost 2 years now and they can't stop the dripping my nose from running,down throat to chest, lots of plegm, and have been congested for over a year and half. Since then, have tried me on every sort of antihistimine, Loradine, Zyrtec, Certirizine, and fluticasone spray, which didn't stop running/congestion. Been to ER three times to get on antibiotics since also caused gum disease/gingivitis per Periodontus who states it's underlying medical not dental. Also started taking regular OTC sudafed for congestion, and occasional cough/congestion. Now allergist says my IgG Immoglobins are high and was told that since I have constant bacterial infections. Allergist believes running nose/congestion is from a fungus infection or vasomotor rhinitis and need culture. Am waiting to see ENT. Prior to this last 2 years, my sinus was always controlled and maybe every year to two years, an infection occurred and antibiotics quickly got rid of it, but not this time. I read infections could also cause liver enzymes to rise to and my past blood tests in 2008 shows only had a mild increase in SGPT ALT only. Prior use, I used pain pills, vicodin/codeine/darvocet/, but stay away from then now due to liver enzymes in ALT rising, and only use motrin, sleeping med., cymbalta and occasional fioricet. Had gall bladder infected and removed, and tests show fatty liver and slight kidney lesion, but not enough for them to do anything.
help on Apr, 9, 2014:
F, 48, fibromylagia, chronic sinusitis, repeated infections, which believe long-term pain meds cause elevated liver enzymes, went off most, and now because of constant trying of allergy meds, and can't stop running nose, long term infections of bacteria and possibly fungus, so not sure what is causing elevated enzymes.
My feet feel cold(sometimes hot) numb & tingle, especially when I sit down & try to relax--------VERY UNCOMFORTABLE
I also have insomnia and take lorazepam------could it cause the feeling in my feet??If so, what is best way to get off lorazepam???
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
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