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 Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 46,976 people who have side effects when taking Ativan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

46,976 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 1,728 people (3.68%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Constipation?

Time on Ativan when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 35.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 7.14 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 66.49 %
  • male: 33.51 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ativan *:

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 0.67 %
  • 10-19: 0.74 %
  • 20-29: 3.49 %
  • 30-39: 9.43 %
  • 40-49: 20.19 %
  • 50-59: 26.95 %
  • 60+: 38.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (166 people, 9.61%)
  • Osteoporosis (89 people, 5.15%)
  • Metastases To Bone (87 people, 5.03%)
  • Nausea (82 people, 4.75%)
  • Breast Cancer (71 people, 4.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (422 people, 24.42%)
  • Ambien (352 people, 20.37%)
  • Zofran (318 people, 18.40%)
  • Percocet (291 people, 16.84%)
  • Aredia (285 people, 16.49%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (725 people, 41.96%)
  • Fatigue (672 people, 38.89%)
  • Weakness (504 people, 29.17%)
  • Diarrhea (476 people, 27.55%)
  • Back Pain (455 people, 26.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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