Review: could Ativan cause Irritable bowel syndrome?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 32,833 people who take Ativan. Among them, 102 have Irritable bowel syndrome. See who they are, when they have Irritable bowel syndrome and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,079 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Ativan include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, fatigue, anxiety aggravated.
Irritable bowel syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome (latest reports from 69,311 patients) has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 32,833 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 103 people (0.31%) have Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Time on Ativan when people have Irritable bowel syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Irritable bowel syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||66.67% |
Gender of people who have Irritable bowel syndrome when taking Ativan * :
|Irritable bowel syndrome||88.79%||11.21% |
Age of people who have Irritable bowel syndrome when taking Ativan * :
|Irritable bowel syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||1.10%||18.68%||7.69%||27.47%||17.58%||27.47% |
Severity of Irritable bowel syndrome when taking Ativan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Irritable bowel syndrome||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Irritable bowel syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Irritable bowel syndrome||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (28 people, 27.18%)
- Pain (15 people, 14.56%)
- Bipolar disorder (11 people, 10.68%)
- Depression (8 people, 7.77%)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (6 people, 5.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (34 people, 33.01%)
- Zoloft (32 people, 31.07%)
- Ambien (26 people, 25.24%)
- Prozac (26 people, 25.24%)
- Valium (25 people, 24.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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