Could Ativan cause Ibs - from FDA reports
Ibs is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Stress and anxiety . We study 43,709 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA. Among them, 142 have Ibs. Find out below who they are, when they have Ibs and more.
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Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 47,091 users)
Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating) has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 22,653 Ibs patients).
On Dec, 22, 2016
43,709 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 142 people (0.32%) have Ibs
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ativan when people have Ibs *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Ibs when taking Ativan *:
- female: 87.23 %
- male: 12.77 %
Age of people who have Ibs when taking Ativan *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.69 %
- 20-29: 13.56 %
- 30-39: 5.08 %
- 40-49: 25.42 %
- 50-59: 15.25 %
- 60+: 38.98 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (37 people, 26.06%)
- Pain (20 people, 14.08%)
- Depression (17 people, 11.97%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (13 people, 9.15%)
- Bipolar Disorder (13 people, 9.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (39 people, 27.46%)
- Zoloft (35 people, 24.65%)
- Ambien (31 people, 21.83%)
- Xanax (27 people, 19.01%)
- Prozac (26 people, 18.31%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (69 people, 48.59%)
- Depression (63 people, 44.37%)
- High Blood Pressure (55 people, 38.73%)
- Insomnia (40 people, 28.17%)
- Nausea (38 people, 26.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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