Review: could Ativan cause Impaired Driving Ability?


Impaired driving ability is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lexapro, and have Anxiety . We study 35,923 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Impaired driving ability. Find out below who they are, when they have Impaired driving ability and more.

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Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 37,985 users)

Impaired Driving Ability

Impaired driving ability (latest reports from 5,279 Impaired driving ability patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

35,923 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 42 people (0.12%) 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: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

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

  • female: 54.76 %
  • male: 45.24 %

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: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 22.22 %
  • 60+: 41.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (9 people)
  • Depression (9 people)
  • Anxiety (9 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (5 people)
  • Insomnia (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (7 people)
  • Lexapro (7 people)
  • Wellbutrin (6 people)
  • Oxycontin (6 people)
  • Nexium (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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