Review: could Ativan cause Feeling jittery?
Summary: Feeling jittery could be caused by Ativan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Seroquel, and have Pain.
We study 32,945 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 116 have Feeling jittery. Find out below who they are, when they have Feeling jittery and more.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 32,845 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 116 people (0.35%) have Feeling Jittery. They amount to 0.27% of all the 42,630 people who have Feeling Jittery on eHealthMe.
Time on Ativan when people have Feeling jittery * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Feeling jittery||25.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Feeling jittery when taking Ativan * :
|Feeling jittery||70.50%||29.50% |
Age of people who have Feeling jittery when taking Ativan * :
|Feeling jittery||0.00%||0.00%||1.56%||5.47%||25.00%||10.94%||24.22%||32.81% |
Severity of Feeling jittery when taking Ativan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Feeling jittery||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Feeling jittery ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (43 people, 37.07%)
- Anxiety (36 people, 31.03%)
- Depression (29 people, 25.00%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (22 people, 18.97%)
- Sleep disorder (20 people, 17.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (49 people, 42.24%)
- Nexium (40 people, 34.48%)
- Ambien (27 people, 23.28%)
- Clonidine (26 people, 22.41%)
- Vicodin (25 people, 21.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (5 years ago):
jittery feeling seems worse or brought about after taking buspar
From this study (5 years ago):
jittery feeling seems to follow shortly after taking buspar
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