Drug interactions between Ativan, Zantac 150 for a 54-year old woman?
This is a personalized study of Ativan, Zantac 150 drug interactions for a 54 year old female patient who has Sleep Disorder, Heartburn. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 463 female patients aged 54 (±5) who take the drugs and have drug interactions.
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Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: Sleep Disorder, Heartburn
- Ativan - 1MG (lorazepam): used for < 1 month
- Zantac 150 - EQ 150MG BASE (ranitidine hydrochloride): used for < 1 month
Drug interactions have: severe cannot sleep
On Jan, 23, 2014: 463 females aged 49 (±5) who reported to have interactions when taking Ativan, Zantac 150 are studied
Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:
|Interaction||Number of reports |
among females aged 49 (±5) who take the drugs
|Cannot Sleep (sleeplessness)||25 (5.40%)|
(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||Number of reports |
among females aged 49 (±5) who have the condition, regardless of which drug is taken
|Cannot Sleep in Sleep Disorder||337 (10.36%)|
|Cannot Sleep in Heartburn||16 (0.99%)|
(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||Number of reports |
among females aged 49 (±5) who take the drug
|Cannot Sleep in Ativan||265 (6.15%)|
|Cannot Sleep in Zantac 150||4 (1.59%)|
Most common interactions experienced by females aged 49 (±5) in the use of Ativan, Zantac 150:
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||93|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||82|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||77|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||49|
Most common interactions experienced by females aged 49 (±5) in long term use of Ativan, Zantac 150:
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Febrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)||6|
|Clostridium Difficile Colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection)||6|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||6|
|Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)||4|
|Atelectasis (partial or complete collapse of the lung)||3|
|Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)||3|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||3|
|Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)||3|
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Related drug interaction studies:
- Zantac 150 and Ativan drug interactions (3,719 reports)
Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Ativan for Sleep Disorder reported by 35 people (updated 4 hours ago)
- Zantac 150 for Heartburn reported by 223 people (updated 10 hours ago)
In-depth study of side effects (who have it, when it happens and how):
- Cannot Sleep (Insomnia) in Ativan reported by 1,694 people (updated 1 hour ago)
- Cannot Sleep (Insomnia) in Zantac 150 reported by 56 people (updated 3 weeks ago)
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
- Cannot Sleep (Insomnia) in Sleep Disorder reported by 1,663 people (updated 3 days ago)
- Cannot Sleep (Insomnia) in Heartburn reported by 91 people (updated 2 weeks ago)
Complete drug side effects:
- Heartburn (50 drugs in 7,736 reports) (updated 1 day ago)
- Sleep Disorder (73 drugs in 2,699 reports) (updated 2 days ago)
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night time anxiety....taking 100mg in AM only
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
Angela on Jan, 25, 2013:
Try Raw Apple Cider Vinegar for the reflux/heartburn. Just a teaspoon a day, mixed into water or another drink. It aids digestion beautifully. I was on Prilosec for 5 years for reflux and heartburn. Recently lost my health insurance and was forced to search for an alternative. Bragg's Raw Apple Cider Vinegar!
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
sonya on Jun, 22, 2012:
my mom, 75, with copd has been homebound on purpose for the past 5 years - she is taking hydrocodone, trazodone, ativan, clonazepam - she's been falling, has gotten shorter, doesn't hold her head up - from what i can tell this is a horrible combination of meds and one doctor is giving her all this - can you tell me the symptoms and side effects of this combination please??? asap!!! thank you, sonya
JT on Jul, 2, 2012:
This combinations of meds is much too sedating and could cause respiratory depression.Also, why would your Mom be on 2 benzodiazepines i.e. clonazepan and ativan.Ativan can sometimes be used to help with sleeping but it seems your Mom is taking Trazodone for that.The Hydrocodone is a pain killer but can sedate also.Further, it is addictive but if she needs ? Why not Advil.Like you, I would also be concerned with falling at her age
i.e. broken hip etc.which could lead to her being bed ridden if she manges to get through the operation.You need another Dr.This combination is seldom prescribed for someone her age.Warmest, JT
Leena on Oct, 20, 2012:
I used to take klonopin, ativan, and hydrocodone. The ativan was only for emergencies (i.e. extreme panic attacks). I found that mixing klonopin and hydrocodone drastically changed my personality to the point where they suspected I had a severe mood or personality disorder. When I stopped this combo my personality returned to normal. I have seen the same thing happen in 100% of cases where these drugs are mixed (n=3). The symptoms it produces can resemble borderline personality disorder &/or bipolar. Basically mood swings that are disproportionate to the situation. Common sense seems to disappear. People also seemed to think I was being disingenuous but in reality I was too confused to remain consistent. I have never taken trazadone but my sister took it mixed with klonopin and it would knock her out for a long time, sometimes an entire day. Hope that helps a little. All the best to you and your mother.
Ms67GTO on Nov, 21, 2012:
Leena, I have taken Klonopin (Clonazepam) in combination with hydrocodone for a number of years with absolutely no side effects. Both are extremely beneficial to my conditions. I'm truly sorry you suffered nasty effects from this combo. Each person's metabolism and chemical make-up are very different. What may work for some, doesn't work for others. After hearing someone's success story using particular drugs, others want to copy their regimen in hopes of the same relief. It may have worked for them, but you may suffer dire consequences.
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