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Ativan, Zantac 150 for a 54-year old woman





Summary: 477 female patients aged 54 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 54 year old female patient who has Sleep Disorder, Heartburn. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 35,203 users)

Zantac 150 has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Zantac 150 3,890 users)

What are the conditions

Sleep disorder can be treated by Ambien, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Zolpidem Tartrate, Seroquel, Ambien Cr, Lunesta. (latest reports from Sleep Disorder 42,387 patients)

Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) can be treated by Omeprazole, Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, Protonix, Prilosec Otc. (latest reports from Heartburn 10,552 patients)

What is the symptom

Cannot sleep (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Cannot sleep 131,084 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 477 females aged 49 (±5) who take Ativan, Zantac 150 are studied

Ativan, Zantac 150 outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 49

Gender: female

Conditions: Sleep Disorder, Heartburn

Drugs taking:
- Ativan - 1MG (lorazepam): used for < 1 month
- Zantac 150 - EQ 150MG BASE (ranitidine hydrochloride): used for < 1 month

Drug interactions have: severe cannot sleep

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Cannot Sleep (sleeplessness)25 (5.24% of females aged 49 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Cannot Sleep in Sleep Disorder465 (12.46% of females aged 49 (±5) who have Sleep disorder)
Cannot Sleep in Heartburn18 (1.00% of females aged 49 (±5) who have Heartburn)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Cannot Sleep in Ativan287 (6.35% of females aged 49 (±5) who take Ativan)
Cannot Sleep in Zantac 1504 (1.56% of females aged 49 (±5) who take Zantac 150)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Ativan is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/an/a
Zantac 150 is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DepressionNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)Clostridium Difficile Colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection)Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)n/aNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Tooth ExtractionFebrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)DiarrhoeaOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Pyrexia (fever)
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Clostridium Difficile Colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection)Sinus Bradycardia (an unusually slow heartbeat due to heart disease)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Silent Myocardial Infarction (a heart attack without having any symptoms)Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)DiarrhoeaSyncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Febrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)Chest Pain
Osteitis (a general term for inflammation of bone)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)VomitingPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Oral Soft Tissue Disorder (oral soft tissue disease)VomitingVentricular Extrasystoles (premature cardiac contraction)Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)Transient Ischaemic Attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow))Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Mastication Disorder (disease of chewing food)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)DiarrhoeaMental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)Chest PainAnxiety
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Pulmonary Function Test AbnormalHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Atelectasis (partial or complete collapse of the lung)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Arthralgia (joint pain)
Periodontal Disease (disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth)CoughAsthenia (weakness)PainAtherosclerosis (disorder of the arteries)Back Pain
Primary Sequestrum (piece of dead bone that has become separated during the process of necrosis from normal/sound bone)Chest DiscomfortChest PainVomitingBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDepression

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

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    I was on warfarin for ten years. they now found that I have cirrhosis of the liver my spleen is very enlarged can this all be caused by the prolonged use of the warfarin. Doctors giving me the run around but under my ribs is killing me and they just say take pain meds and go away
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  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • General fatigue, knee pain from arthritis,chronic insomnia, scalp psoriasis. One recent episode of bedwetting.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • night time anxiety....taking 100mg in AM only

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Took Nexium for about 12 years with high effectiveness. Stopped taking it after fundic gland polyps were discovered. Was put on Zantac 600 mg daily. It was effective for about 18 months. Have had reflux and burning pain occasionally for about 3 months. Am now taking prilosec occasionally with the zantac

    Reply

    JOHN14V6 on Jan, 30, 2013:

    THANK YOU ANGELA... cider vinegar is also good for your skin eyes heart blood hair etc... all over wonder food... JOHN14V6

    Reply

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