Review: could Ativan cause Encephalopathy - hepatic (Hepatic encephalopathy)?
Summary: Encephalopathy - hepatic is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Hepatic neoplasm malignant.
We study 33,040 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Encephalopathy - hepatic. Find out below who they are, when they have Encephalopathy - hepatic and more.
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Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 35,217 Ativan users)
Encephalopathy - hepatic
Encephalopathy - hepatic (functioning of the brain is affected by hepatic infection) has been reported by people with hepatic neoplasm malignant, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, hiv infection, diabetes. (latest reports from 5,454 Encephalopathy - hepatic patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 33,040 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 38 people (0.12%) have Encephalopathy - Hepatic.
Time on Ativan when people have Encephalopathy - hepatic * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Encephalopathy - hepatic||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Encephalopathy - hepatic when taking Ativan * :
|Encephalopathy - hepatic||27.78%||72.22% |
Age of people who have Encephalopathy - hepatic when taking Ativan * :
|Encephalopathy - hepatic||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.14%||25.00%||14.29%||39.29%||14.29% |
Severity of Encephalopathy - hepatic when taking Ativan ** :
How people recovered from Encephalopathy - hepatic ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hepatic neoplasm malignant (5 people, 13.16%)
- Pain (4 people, 10.53%)
- Bile duct cancer (3 people, 7.89%)
- Bronchitis (2 people, 5.26%)
- Insomnia (1 people, 2.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (16 people, 42.11%)
- Lactulose (11 people, 28.95%)
- Prilosec (10 people, 26.32%)
- Compazine (10 people, 26.32%)
- Oxycontin (9 people, 23.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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