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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 33,066 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

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 35,240 Ativan users)

Cerebral atrophy

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 Mar, 27, 2015: 33,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 116 people (0.35%) have Cerebral Atrophy.

Trend of Cerebral atrophy in Ativan reports

Time on Ativan when people have Cerebral atrophy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cerebral atrophy0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Cerebral atrophy42.02%57.98%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cerebral atrophy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.52%31.43%59.05%

Severity of Cerebral atrophy when taking Ativan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cerebral atrophy0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Cerebral atrophy ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Cerebral atrophy0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (29 people, 25.00%)
  2. Depression (20 people, 17.24%)
  3. Pain (16 people, 13.79%)
  4. Hypertension (15 people, 12.93%)
  5. Oedema (12 people, 10.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aredia (52 people, 44.83%)
  2. Zometa (52 people, 44.83%)
  3. Prednisone (38 people, 32.76%)
  4. Coumadin (37 people, 31.90%)
  5. Levaquin (36 people, 31.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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