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Review: Lexapro and Ativan

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lexapro and Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,493 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,339 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,183 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

On Sep, 20, 2014: 3,493 people who take Lexapro, Ativan are studied

Lexapro, Ativan outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)
- Ativan (lorazepam)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lexapro is effective4.55%
(1 of 22 people)
28.00%
(7 of 25 people)
40.00%
(6 of 15 people)
44.44%
(8 of 18 people)
14.29%
(4 of 28 people)
35.71%
(5 of 14 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Ativan is effective30.43%
(7 of 23 people)
24.14%
(7 of 29 people)
44.44%
(8 of 18 people)
52.63%
(10 of 19 people)
54.17%
(13 of 24 people)
45.45%
(5 of 11 people)
60.00%
(6 of 10 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
AnxietyTremorDiabetes MellitusAnxietyAnxietyDiabetes MellitusDepressionAnxiety
NauseaAnxietyPulmonary EmbolismDyspnoeaDepressionType 2 Diabetes MellitusGlycosuriaPain
HyponatraemiaAgitationHyperglycaemiaCholelithiasisSuicidal IdeationSuicidal IdeationAnxietyNausea
AgitationDepressed Level Of ConsciousnessPainNauseaPulmonary EmbolismNeuropathy PeripheralHyperglycaemiaDepression
Suicide AttemptDepressionSuicidal IdeationHypoaesthesiaPainHerniaGestational DiabetesFatigue
AstheniaSuicidal IdeationNauseaSuicidal IdeationDeep Vein ThrombosisChest PainDiabetes MellitusDyspnoea
VomitingAstheniaType 2 Diabetes MellitusPainNauseaSuicide AttemptBack DisorderHeadache
FallMuscle RigidityPleural EffusionFatigueFatigueAgitationBipolar DisorderDiarrhoea
Feeling AbnormalFatigueAtelectasisChest PainType 2 Diabetes MellitusDyspnoeaObesityFall
Confusional StateConfusional StateMental DisorderCirculatory CollapseVomitingPulmonary EmbolismDiabetic KetoacidosisAnaemia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lexapro is effective29.21%
(26 of 89 people)
22.50%
(9 of 40 people)
Ativan is effective43.48%
(40 of 92 people)
37.21%
(16 of 43 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainAnxiety
AnxietyDepression
NauseaFatigue
DiarrhoeaPain
DyspnoeaNausea
DepressionDyspnoea
HeadacheDiabetes Mellitus
FatigueNeuropathy Peripheral
FallFall
VomitingAnaemia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lexapro is effectiven/an/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
20.93%
(9 of 43 people)
21.74%
(5 of 23 people)
12.70%
(8 of 63 people)
22.58%
(7 of 31 people)
8.51%
(4 of 47 people)
Ativan is effectiven/an/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
29.55%
(13 of 44 people)
51.72%
(15 of 29 people)
17.46%
(11 of 63 people)
21.43%
(6 of 28 people)
18.18%
(10 of 55 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Suicidal IdeationHeadacheHeadacheDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusNauseaAnxietyAnxiety
Ovarian CystHaematocritCholelithiasisSuicidal IdeationAnxietyType 2 Diabetes MellitusPainPain
Major DepressionPlatelet CountVomitingHeadacheHeadacheDiabetes MellitusNauseaFall
HyperventilationRadius FractureConvulsionVomitingDepressionAnxietyAnaemiaNausea
HeadacheTardive DyskinesiaNauseaUrinary Tract InfectionType 2 Diabetes MellitusPainHeadacheDiarrhoea
Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageSomnolencePleural EffusionDyspnoeaPainDepressionDyspnoeaFatigue
Pelvic PainFallRespiratory DistressDizzinessNauseaDiarrhoeaDepressionAsthenia
DepressionDrug ToxicityDepressionInsomniaChest PainFatigueBone DisorderDyspnoea
Uterine LeiomyomaBlood GlucoseAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedAbdominal Pain UpperSuicidal IdeationDyspnoeaFatigueDepression
Urinary Tract InfectionDizzinessCns VentriculitisAbdominal PainConstipationVomitingOsteonecrosis Of JawPneumonia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • seems to black out standing up after bowel movements but not always.

    Reply

    nurse14 on Aug, 27, 2014:

    Hi I am a RN and the symptoms you are describing are very dangerous!! Your heart rate is dropping so low due to pressure on the vagus nerve when you are exerting yourself during a bowel movement. Please call your doctor as soon as possible or go to the ER, as you can fall and seriously get hurt!!

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Naprosyn, Vicodin, Ativan and Prilosec are taken only on an as needed basis. Some of my symptoms are intermittent, and some are chronic. The though the medications may not completely rid me of a symptom (for example, depression or muscle pain), they do improve my condition enough to warrant their continued use. I'm much better off taking them than not.

    The oral issues I'm having all began around the same time in the last year. I first noticed a sensitivity for spicy food I had never experienced. I can no longer use adult toothpaste because the minty flavors are so provinces as to cause pain. The gum irritation comes and goes as does the severity of the other oral pain I experience.

    My hair loss I can describe as severe as it can be without having visible bald spots. Whereas I once had unusually thick hair (a ponytail of around 1.5 inches), I have lost so much that my ponytail now measures about .5 inches.

    Reply

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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.

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