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Review: could Ativan cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 33,040 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,268 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Ativan

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 35,217 Ativan users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,342 Constipation patients)

On Jan, 14, 2015: 33,040 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 1,268 people (3.84%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Ativan reports

Time on Ativan when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation22.50%27.50%17.50%20.00%5.00%0.00%7.50%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Ativan * :

FemaleMale
Constipation66.62%33.38%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ativan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.09%0.54%0.54%2.63%11.80%22.05%27.40%34.94%

Severity of Constipation when taking Ativan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%46.67%33.33%20.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation12.50%12.50%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (201 people, 15.85%)
  2. Anxiety (153 people, 12.07%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (138 people, 10.88%)
  4. Depression (126 people, 9.94%)
  5. Hypertension (77 people, 6.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (357 people, 28.15%)
  2. Ambien (300 people, 23.66%)
  3. Percocet (269 people, 21.21%)
  4. Aredia (253 people, 19.95%)
  5. Aspirin (249 people, 19.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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