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Review: could Ativan cause Agoraphobia?

We study 33,005 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Agoraphobia. Find out below who they are, when they have Agoraphobia and more.

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Ativan

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

Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia (extreme or irrational fear of crowded spaces or enclosed public places) (latest reports from 4,701 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain, panic disorder.

On Sep, 22, 2014: 33,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 37 people (0.11%) have Agoraphobia.

Trend of Agoraphobia in Ativan reports

Time on Ativan when people have Agoraphobia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Agoraphobia75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%12.50%0.00%

Gender of people who have Agoraphobia when taking Ativan * :

FemaleMale
Agoraphobia39.53%60.47%

Age of people who have Agoraphobia when taking Ativan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Agoraphobia0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%22.22%19.44%38.89%2.78%

Severity of Agoraphobia when taking Ativan ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Agoraphobia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (9 people, 24.32%)
  2. Depression (9 people, 24.32%)
  3. Pain (8 people, 21.62%)
  4. Drug withdrawal syndrome (7 people, 18.92%)
  5. Neck pain (6 people, 16.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (24 people, 64.86%)
  2. Valium (17 people, 45.95%)
  3. Neurontin (16 people, 43.24%)
  4. Xanax (14 people, 37.84%)
  5. Vistaril (11 people, 29.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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