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Review: could Ativan cause Dementia?

We study 32,991 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 123 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.

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Ativan

Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,156 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Dementia

Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 44,595 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 32,987 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 135 people (0.41%) have Dementia. They amount to 0.30% of all the 45,633 people who have Dementia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dementia in Ativan reports

Time on Ativan when people have Dementia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dementia62.50%0.00%0.00%18.75%0.00%12.50%6.25%

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Ativan * :

FemaleMale
Dementia58.17%41.83%

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Ativan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia0.78%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.78%9.30%8.53%80.62%

Severity of Dementia when taking Ativan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dementia0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dementia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dementia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (30 people, 22.22%)
  2. Pain (29 people, 21.48%)
  3. Insomnia (27 people, 20.00%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (23 people, 17.04%)
  5. Hypertension (22 people, 16.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prilosec (45 people, 33.33%)
  2. Nitroglycerin (38 people, 28.15%)
  3. Seroquel (38 people, 28.15%)
  4. Zantac (36 people, 26.67%)
  5. Aspirin (36 people, 26.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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