eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

Tools
Drugs A-Z       Conditions A-Z       Feature support groups

Review: could Ativan cause Dementia?

We study 33,026 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 135 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.

Get connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Ativan and have Dementia >>>

Ativan

Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,193 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Dementia

Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 45,314 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 33,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 135 people (0.41%) have Dementia.

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.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Dementia while taking Ativan?

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Ativan and have Dementia
- support group for people who take Ativan
- support group for people who have Dementia

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Doesn't know who her family is. Doesn't know where she is. Had to start wearing adult diapers, has troubles swallowing foods, can't sit still, does things and says things she never would have said before.

    Reply

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Ativan, Dementia

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Lorazepam nearly killed me during cancer treatment
    Day 31 of cold turkey and I want to die. It is a roller coaster from body tics and sweats to rage and crying in one day. I felt so good the 4h day of c/t. It was like before my cancer diagnosis. My bowels are better off Lorazepam. I threw up during bowel movements from the pain. Off Lorazepam first ...

  • Sleep apnea and vertigo
    Previous to Lorazepam, I was taking Mekclezine. Both makes me feel worst longer with vertigo. Usually when I fall asleep without my mouth guard, I get a serious bout of Vertigo for several days and the medications just cause more dizziness and the problem last even longer. I also find when I am u ...

  • Valtrex 3 months systemic candida
    NOTE: IF YOU TAKE VALTREX FOR WHATEVER REASON, EITHER TAKE GOOD PROBIOTICS, OR GET ON A CANDIDA DIET. A MUST. You don't want to run the risk of messing up your colon with leaky gut syndrome after the yeast has done its damage. Please read the following story. My daughter has been autism spectru ...

More reviews for: Ativan, Dementia

On eHealthMe, Ativan (lorazepam) is often used for stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions Ativan is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Ativan used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

44 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent studies:

- Amoxicillin for a 37-year old woman who has Ear Infection (11 minutes ago)

- Citalopram Hydrobromide for a 46-year old man who has Depression (22 minutes ago)

- Gonal-f for a 33-year old woman who has Infertility (1 hour ago)

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Insomnia

- Osteoporosis

- Prolia

- Back Injury

- Vicodin

 

Recent user comments

- "I have been experiencing some chest discomfort on and ... " (11 minutes ago)

- "Anxiety-driven retching when forcd to perform/present ... " (22 minutes ago)

- "Horrible pain all over can't sleep due to sore throat ... " (4 hours ago)

 

Recent searches

- Convulsion
- Constipation
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia
- Crohn's Disease

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.