Review: could Ativan cause Fatigue?


Summary

Fatigue 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 Anxiety . We study 36,726 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,440 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Ativan

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 37,985 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, insomnia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 231,716 Fatigue patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

36,726 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 3,440 people (9.37%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Fatigue?

Time on Ativan when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 38.28 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.41 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.91 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.84 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.19 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.69 %
  • 10+ years: 4.69 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 64.09 %
  • male: 35.91 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Ativan *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 1.57 %
  • 20-29: 5.82 %
  • 30-39: 9.97 %
  • 40-49: 20.24 %
  • 50-59: 25.33 %
  • 60+: 36.79 %

Severity if Fatigue when taking Ativan **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 53.66 %
  • severe: 41.46 %
  • most severe: 4.88 %

How people recovered from Fatigue **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 4.55 %
  • not yet: 95.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (479 people)
  • Pain (367 people)
  • Depression (362 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (228 people)
  • Insomnia (183 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (684 people)
  • Ambien (589 people)
  • Zofran (490 people)
  • Aredia (477 people)
  • Lasix (468 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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