Review: Lexapro and Ativan drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Lexapro and Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on 3,236 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,131 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,079 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 10, 2014: 3,236 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lexapro, Ativan are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)
- Ativan (lorazepam)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lexapro, Ativan:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||685|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||436|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||419|
|Headache (pain in head)||325|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lexapro, Ativan:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||20|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||18|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||14|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||13|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||9|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Sleep disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. 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:
- Lexapro is used in:
- Ativan is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Lexapro alternatives:
- Ativan alternatives:
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