Review: could Ativan cause Cerebral atrophy?
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 Aredia, and have Multiple myeloma. We study 33,072 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 116 have Cerebral atrophy. Find out below who they are, when they have Cerebral atrophy and more.
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Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 35,245 Ativan users)
Cerebral atrophy (decrement in size of brain) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 3,484 Cerebral atrophy patients)
On May, 7, 2015: 33,072 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 116 people (0.35%) have Cerebral Atrophy.
Time on Ativan when people have Cerebral atrophy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Cerebral atrophy||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Cerebral atrophy when taking Ativan * :
|Cerebral atrophy||42.02%||57.98% |
Age of people who have Cerebral atrophy when taking Ativan * :
|Cerebral atrophy||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.52%||31.43%||59.05% |
Severity of Cerebral atrophy when taking Ativan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Cerebral atrophy||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Cerebral atrophy ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Cerebral atrophy||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (29 people, 25.00%)
- Depression (20 people, 17.24%)
- Pain (16 people, 13.79%)
- Hypertension (15 people, 12.93%)
- Oedema (12 people, 10.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aredia (52 people, 44.83%)
- Zometa (52 people, 44.83%)
- Prednisone (38 people, 32.76%)
- Coumadin (37 people, 31.90%)
- Levaquin (36 people, 31.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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