Who have Ibs with Ativan?


Summary

Ibs is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Stress and anxiety . We study 44,747 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 145 have Ibs. Find out below who they are, when they have Ibs 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 47,058 users)

Ibs

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 22,624 Ibs patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

44,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 145 people (0.32%) have Ibs


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Ibs?

Time on Ativan when people have Ibs *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 25 %

Gender of people who have Ibs when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 86.81 %
  • male: 13.19 %

Age of people who have Ibs when taking Ativan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.65 %
  • 20-29: 14.05 %
  • 30-39: 6.61 %
  • 40-49: 24.79 %
  • 50-59: 14.88 %
  • 60+: 38.02 %

Severity of Ibs **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Ibs **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (39 people, 26.90%)
  • Zoloft (35 people, 24.14%)
  • Ambien (31 people, 21.38%)
  • Xanax (27 people, 18.62%)
  • Prozac (26 people, 17.93%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Ativan, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (20 people, 13.79%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (13 people, 8.97%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (69 people, 47.59%)
  • Depression (64 people, 44.14%)
  • High Blood Pressure (55 people, 37.93%)
  • Insomnia (41 people, 28.28%)
  • Fatigue (39 people, 26.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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