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Fioricet, Ativan for a 48-year old woman

Summary: 88 female patients aged 48 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 48 year old female patient who has Complicated Migraine, Chronic insomnia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Fioricet (latest outcomes from 4,071 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; butalbital; caffeine. It is often used in migraine.

Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,196 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

What are the conditions

Complicated migraine (weakness, loss of vision, or difficulty speaking in addition to the headache) can be treated by Topamax, Imitrex, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Verapamil Hydrochloride, Maxalt, Fioricet. (view latest reports from 468 patients)

Chronic insomnia (long lasting inability to sleep) can be treated by Ambien, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Lunesta, Ambien Cr, Zolpidem Tartrate, Temazepam. (view latest reports from 339 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 88 females aged 48 (±5) who take Fioricet, Ativan are studied

Fioricet, Ativan outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 48

Gender: female

Conditions: Complicated Migraine, Chronic insomnia

Drugs taking:
- Fioricet (acetaminophen; butalbital; caffeine): used for 5 - 10 years
- Ativan - 0.5MG (lorazepam): used for < 1 month

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Fioricet is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Ativan is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Mental Status Changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)n/an/aSaliva Discolouration (change in colour of saliva)Saliva Discolouration (change in colour of saliva)Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)n/aDepression
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Headache (pain in head)
Dyspepsia (indigestion)Chest Pain
Abnormal BehaviourPyrexia (fever)
Depressed MoodNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Substance AbuseCellulitis (infection under the skin)
Blood Potassium DecreasedPain
Sinus Tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node)Arthralgia (joint pain)
Clostridium Difficile Colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection)Neck Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Chronic Insomnia
- support group for people who have Complicated Migraine
- support group for people who take Ativan
- support group for people who take Fioricet

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    Been experiencing hair loss for several months and the loss has increased the last couple of months. My doctor ran thyroid test and it was normal. The loss has been gradual and it is not breaking off, but coming out at the root.

  • What forms of pain management are there for torn rotator cuff?
    (Asked by a 50 year old woman who takes Zopiclone, Cymbalta, Ativan)
    This is a ten year old injury, my first MRI was in 2005, didn't find anything significant. November 2013 2nd MRI shows significant tear as well as bursitis? My Dr really hasn't tried to manage the pain.

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    (Asked by a 50 year old woman who has Insomnia/headaches&taking Fioricet, and takes Fioricet)
    What are differences in blood work detection of fioricet and respiral

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Common symptoms:

Women of age 50-59 with Complicated Migraine:
  1. Memory loss (2 reports)
  2. Depression (2 reports)
  3. Urinary incontinence
  4. Pain
  5. Muscle spasms
  6. Hyperhidrosis
  7. Stress and anxiety
  8. Post-traumatic stress disorder
  9. Speech disorder
  10. Aggression
Women of age 50-59 with Chronic Insomnia:
  1. Fatigue (8 reports)
  2. Weight increased (4 reports)
  3. Depression (3 reports)
  4. Nausea (3 reports)
  5. Chronic fatigue syndrome (2 reports)
  6. Memory loss (2 reports)
  7. Hair loss (2 reports)
  8. Confusion (2 reports)
  9. Headache (2 reports)
  10. Insomnia (2 reports)

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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