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 has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 35,240 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 Mar, 27, 2015: 33,058 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Sonata, Ativan for a 24-year old woman with Chronic Insomnia.
- A study of drug interactions between Ativan, Lamictal, Pristiq for a 61-year old woman with Anxiety, Bipolar 2, Depression. The patient has Crowded Teeth, Toothache
- A study of drug interactions between Lorazepam, Adalat, Diovan, Paxil for a 63-year old woman with Anxiety, Blood Pressurel, Blood Pressure, Depression.
- A study of drug interactions between Daytrana, Lorazepam, Lexapro, Risperdal for a 27-year old woman with ADHD, Anxiety, Major Depression, Depression. The patient has Thinking Slowed, Tingling And Numbness, Memory Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin E, Selenium, Lorazepam, Pantoprazole for a 67-year old woman with Circulation Problems, For Thyroid Problem, Panic Attacks, Stomach (h-pyloris).
Recent Ativan related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Mesalamine, Lorazepam for a 69-year old woman who has Mood Disorder
- Comparions of Esgic-plus, Ativan for a 56-year old woman who has Anxiety
- Comparions of Lorazepam, Clonazepam for a 31-year old man who has Been Prescribed For 10 Years
- Comparions of Flecainide Acetate, Levothyroxine Sodium, Hydrocodone Compound, Haloperidol, Ativan for a 94-year old woman who has Dementia
- Comparions of Abilify, Effexor, Lorazepam for a 29-year old man who has Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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