Ativan and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 45,940 people who have side effects when taking Ativan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 29, 2017

45,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 1,697 people (3.69%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Constipation?

Time on Ativan when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 34.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.54 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 7.69 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 66.3 %
  • male: 33.7 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ativan *:

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 0.68 %
  • 10-19: 0.75 %
  • 20-29: 3.47 %
  • 30-39: 9.43 %
  • 40-49: 20.3 %
  • 50-59: 26.64 %
  • 60+: 38.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (238 people, 14.02%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (192 people, 11.31%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (165 people, 9.72%)
  • Depression (135 people, 7.96%)
  • High Blood Pressure (91 people, 5.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (421 people, 24.81%)
  • Ambien (347 people, 20.45%)
  • Zofran (309 people, 18.21%)
  • Percocet (289 people, 17.03%)
  • Aredia (285 people, 16.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (709 people, 41.78%)
  • Fatigue (664 people, 39.13%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (639 people, 37.65%)
  • Pain (573 people, 33.77%)
  • Weakness (498 people, 29.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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