Ativan and Cerebral atrophy - from FDA reports


Summary

Cerebral atrophy is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Cerebral atrophy with Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 45,940 people who have side effects when taking Ativan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 20, 2017

45,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 130 people (0.28%) have Cerebral Atrophy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Cerebral atrophy?

Time on Ativan when people have Cerebral Atrophy *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cerebral Atrophy when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 44.88 %
  • male: 55.12 %

Age of people who have Cerebral Atrophy when taking Ativan *:

  • 0-1: 0.9 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.8 %
  • 20-29: 0.9 %
  • 30-39: 0.9 %
  • 40-49: 9.91 %
  • 50-59: 28.83 %
  • 60+: 56.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (31 people, 23.85%)
  • Depression (23 people, 17.69%)
  • Pain (21 people, 16.15%)
  • Metastases To Bone (15 people, 11.54%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 10.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (67 people, 51.54%)
  • Aredia (65 people, 50.00%)
  • Prednisone (47 people, 36.15%)
  • Dexamethasone (41 people, 31.54%)
  • Levaquin (39 people, 30.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (85 people, 65.38%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (82 people, 63.08%)
  • Nausea (69 people, 53.08%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (64 people, 49.23%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (57 people, 43.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Cerebral atrophy when taking Ativan?

Ativan

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 49,451 users)

Cerebral Atrophy

Cerebral atrophy (decrement in size of brain) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 4,239 Cerebral atrophy patients).

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