Ativan and Impaired driving ability - from FDA reports


Summary

Impaired driving ability is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lexapro, and have Depression . We study 43,709 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA. Among them, 59 have Impaired driving ability. Find out below who they are, when they have Impaired driving ability 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 47,112 users)

Impaired Driving Ability

Impaired driving ability has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, insomnia, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 7,193 Impaired driving ability patients).

On Feb, 03, 2017

43,709 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 59 people (0.13%) have Impaired Driving Ability


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Impaired driving ability?

Time on Ativan when people have Impaired Driving Ability *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

Gender of people who have Impaired Driving Ability when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 62.07 %
  • male: 37.93 %

Age of people who have Impaired Driving Ability when taking Ativan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 10.42 %
  • 40-49: 22.92 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 41.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (15 people, 25.42%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (13 people, 22.03%)
  • Pain (10 people, 16.95%)
  • Quit Smoking (5 people, 8.47%)
  • Insomnia (4 people, 6.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (7 people, 11.86%)
  • Lexapro (7 people, 11.86%)
  • Oxycontin (6 people, 10.17%)
  • Nexium (6 people, 10.17%)
  • Lyrica (6 people, 10.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (23 people, 38.98%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (18 people, 30.51%)
  • Memory Loss (17 people, 28.81%)
  • Depression (16 people, 27.12%)
  • Abnormal Behaviour (12 people, 20.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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