Review: could Ativan cause Ibs?
We study 32,991 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 103 have Ibs. Find out below who they are, when they have Ibs and more.
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Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,156 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating) (latest reports from 71,029 patients) has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, depression, osteopenia, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 32,987 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 103 people (0.31%) have Ibs. They amount to 0.15% of all the 70,988 people who have Ibs on eHealthMe.
Time on Ativan when people have Ibs * :
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Severity of Ibs when taking Ativan ** :
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How people recovered from Ibs ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (28 people, 27.18%)
- Pain (15 people, 14.56%)
- Bipolar disorder (10 people, 9.71%)
- Depression (8 people, 7.77%)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (6 people, 5.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (33 people, 32.04%)
- Zoloft (32 people, 31.07%)
- Prozac (26 people, 25.24%)
- Ambien (26 people, 25.24%)
- Valium (25 people, 24.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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