Ativan and Delirium - from FDA reports


Summary

Delirium 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 Lasix, and have Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Delirium 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 May, 07, 2017

45,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 312 people (0.68%) have Delirium


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Delirium?

Time on Ativan when people have Delirium *:

  • < 1 month: 84.21 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.53 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Delirium when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 56.13 %
  • male: 43.87 %

Age of people who have Delirium when taking Ativan *:

  • 0-1: 0.38 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.89 %
  • 20-29: 4.53 %
  • 30-39: 6.04 %
  • 40-49: 10.19 %
  • 50-59: 13.21 %
  • 60+: 63.77 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (37 people, 11.86%)
  • Depression (36 people, 11.54%)
  • Pain (32 people, 10.26%)
  • High Blood Pressure (22 people, 7.05%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 5.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (51 people, 16.35%)
  • Vioxx (45 people, 14.42%)
  • Oxycontin (45 people, 14.42%)
  • Lipitor (44 people, 14.10%)
  • Ambien (42 people, 13.46%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Confusional State (105 people, 33.65%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (79 people, 25.32%)
  • Weakness (78 people, 25.00%)
  • Agitation (68 people, 21.79%)
  • Pain (67 people, 21.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Delirium when taking Ativan?

Ativan

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 49,451 users)

Delirium

Delirium (wild excitement) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, cancer pain, insomnia (latest reports from 21,543 Delirium patients).

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