Ativan and Irritable bowel syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Irritable bowel syndrome 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 Irritable bowel syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritable bowel syndrome 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)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 22,700 Irritable bowel syndrome patients).

On Jan, 23, 2017

43,709 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 142 people (0.32%) have Irritable Bowel Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Irritable bowel syndrome?

Time on Ativan when people have Irritable Bowel Syndrome *:

  • < 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 Irritable Bowel Syndrome when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 87.23 %
  • male: 12.77 %

Age of people who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome 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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