Ativan and Constipation - from FDA reports
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 43,709 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA. Among them, 1,640 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 47,112 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,620 Constipation patients).
On Jan, 24, 2017
43,709 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 1,640 people (3.75%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ativan when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 29.17 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.17 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 4.17 %
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Ativan *:
- female: 66.56 %
- male: 33.44 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ativan *:
- 0-1: 0.16 %
- 2-9: 0.62 %
- 10-19: 0.78 %
- 20-29: 3.58 %
- 30-39: 9.35 %
- 40-49: 20.64 %
- 50-59: 27.1 %
- 60+: 37.77 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (233 people, 14.21%)
- Stress And Anxiety (188 people, 11.46%)
- Multiple Myeloma (161 people, 9.82%)
- Depression (134 people, 8.17%)
- Osteoporosis (88 people, 5.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (421 people, 25.67%)
- Ambien (344 people, 20.98%)
- Zofran (297 people, 18.11%)
- Percocet (285 people, 17.38%)
- Aredia (285 people, 17.38%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (686 people, 41.83%)
- Fatigue (644 people, 39.27%)
- Stress And Anxiety (630 people, 38.41%)
- Pain (565 people, 34.45%)
- Weakness (489 people, 29.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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