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Review: taking Ibuprofen and Ativan together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Ibuprofen and Ativan together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ibuprofen and Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,673 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,621 Ibuprofen users)

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 35,217 Ativan users)

On Jan, 24, 2015: 3,673 people who take Ibuprofen, Ativan are studied

Ibuprofen, Ativan outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)
- Ativan (lorazepam)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Ibuprofen is effective35.29%
(6 of 17 people)
10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
54.55%
(6 of 11 people)
53.33%
(8 of 15 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Ativan is effective17.65%
(3 of 17 people)
40.00%
(4 of 10 people)
10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
75.00%
(6 of 8 people)
56.25%
(9 of 16 people)
85.71%
(6 of 7 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Suicide AttemptPain In ExtremityLiver Function Test AbnormalPainAnxietyPainFebrile NeutropeniaPain
SomnolenceNauseaMyositisHaemorrhageFatigueAnxietyDiarrhoeaAnxiety
OverdoseConstipationDecreased AppetiteInternational Normalised Ratio IncreasedRash ErythematousPulmonary EmbolismClostridium Difficile ColitisNausea
AnxietySmall Intestinal ObstructionDiarrhoeaHaematomaHypotensionDeep Vein ThrombosisNauseaFatigue
VomitingRhinorrhoeaHeadacheRetroperitoneal HaematomaNauseaThrombosisDepressionDyspnoea
AstheniaPainMelaenaCholelithiasisBlood Uric Acid IncreasedAffective DisorderInsomniaBack Pain
Weight DecreasedAnxietyDifficulty In WalkingPulmonary EmbolismAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedPelvic HaematomaMood SwingsDepression
Multiple Drug Overdose IntentionalVomitingDyspnoea ExertionalInjuryAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedConversion DisorderAngerVomiting
ConstipationSinus TachycardiaButtock PainDyspnoeaRash MacularPostoperative IleusPost-traumatic Stress DisorderHeadache
Respiratory FailureRashGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationDiarrhoeaTensionSuicide AttemptOsteonecrosis Of Jaw

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Ibuprofen is effective37.70%
(23 of 61 people)
43.75%
(7 of 16 people)
Ativan is effective46.55%
(27 of 58 people)
43.75%
(7 of 16 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainAnxiety
AnxietyPain
NauseaDepression
FatigueFatigue
DyspnoeaNausea
Back PainDyspnoea
VomitingFall
InjuryPyrexia
HeadacheBack Pain
Pain In ExtremityHeadache

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ibuprofen is effectiven/an/an/a16.67%
(10 of 60 people)
18.75%
(6 of 32 people)
19.35%
(6 of 31 people)
25.00%
(7 of 28 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
Ativan is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
8.60%
(8 of 93 people)
33.33%
(6 of 18 people)
36.00%
(9 of 25 people)
28.57%
(8 of 28 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
InsomniaAstheniaNauseaAnxietyNauseaPainAnxietyPain
Psychomotor HyperactivityConstipationPainPainPainAnxietyPainDyspnoea
DeliriumMuscular WeaknessPulmonary EmbolismInjuryHeadacheNauseaNauseaNausea
Condition AggravatedDysphagiaVomitingHodgkin's DiseaseAbdominal PainFatigueFatigueFatigue
VomitingOverdoseArthralgiaLymphadenopathyFatigueDyspnoeaBone DisorderAnxiety
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedTracheitisAbdominal Pain UpperFatiguePyrexiaDepressionDepressionAsthenia
Abdominal PainVocal Cord DisorderInsomniaDizzinessAnxietyBack PainOsteonecrosis Of JawPneumonia
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedApnoeaVomiting NosPneumothoraxBack PainChest PainFallDiarrhoea
HaematocheziaDroolingDrug IneffectiveNight SweatsDepressionInjuryBack PainVomiting
Cardiac Failure CongestiveBulbar PalsyChest PainVomitingDyspnoeaAnaemiaPyrexiaPleural Effusion

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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.

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    help on Apr, 9, 2014:

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