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A study for a 55-year old woman who takes Ativan, Zantac 150

Summary: 477 female patients aged 55 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 55 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 35,217 Ativan users)

Zantac 150 has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 3,895 Zantac 150 users)

What are the conditions

Sleep disorder can be treated by Ambien, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Zolpidem Tartrate, Seroquel, Ambien Cr, Lunesta. (latest reports from 42,448 Sleep Disorder 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 18,951 Heartburn patients)

What is the symptom

Cannot sleep (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 131,298 Cannot sleep patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 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 (12.44% of females aged 49 (±5) who have Sleep disorder)
Cannot Sleep in Heartburn19 (1.04% 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 (6.34% of females aged 49 (±5) who take Ativan)
Cannot Sleep in Zantac 1504 (1.55% 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)VomitingVomitingPulmonary 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)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Ventricular 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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- support group for people who have Heartburn
- support group for people who have Sleep Disorder
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

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    Had started Spironolactone in around April of this year due to sudden breastmass loss, and then more recently, Seroquel for sleep and mood, over the past week, from around 5pm on, my inside of my entire skull, feels like a molten magma simmering, to where I have to wet my head down under COLLLLLD water, til I almost get brain-freeze up to 15-20 times throughout the evening until bed at midnight---and I am already under 3 fans! I also, have a nasal allergy to heat, which dr's REFUSE to recognize and treat, AS such

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