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Review: could Ativan cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation could be caused by Ativan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 32,949 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,266 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Ativan

Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,106 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 506,452 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 32,845 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 1,266 people (3.85%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.25% of all the 504,822 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

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
Constipation23.68%26.32%18.42%18.42%5.26%0.00%7.89%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Ativan * :

FemaleMale
Constipation66.72%33.28%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ativan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.09%0.55%0.55%2.64%11.82%22.09%27.45%34.82%

Severity of Constipation when taking Ativan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%46.15%38.46%15.38%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation16.67%16.67%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (201 people, 15.88%)
  2. Anxiety (151 people, 11.93%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (138 people, 10.90%)
  4. Depression (125 people, 9.87%)
  5. Hypertension (77 people, 6.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (357 people, 28.20%)
  2. Ambien (300 people, 23.70%)
  3. Percocet (269 people, 21.25%)
  4. Aredia (253 people, 19.98%)
  5. Aspirin (249 people, 19.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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