Review: could Ativan cause Ibs?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 32,833 people who take Ativan. Among them, 102 have Ibs. See who they are, when they have Ibs and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,079 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Ativan include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, fatigue, anxiety aggravated.
Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating) (latest reports from 69,047 patients) has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 32,833 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 102 people (0.31%) have Ibs. They amount to 0.15% of all the 69,047 people who have Ibs.
Time on Ativan when people have Ibs * :
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Gender of people who have Ibs when taking Ativan * :
Age of people who have Ibs when taking Ativan * :
Severity of Ibs when taking Ativan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Ibs ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (28 people, 27.45%)
- Pain (15 people, 14.71%)
- Bipolar disorder (10 people, 9.80%)
- Depression (8 people, 7.84%)
- Contraception (6 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (33 people, 32.35%)
- Zoloft (32 people, 31.37%)
- Prozac (26 people, 25.49%)
- Ambien (26 people, 25.49%)
- Valium (25 people, 24.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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