Related topic: Ativan, Irritable bowel syndrome
Review: could Ativan cause Irritable bowel syndrome?
Summary: Irritable bowel syndrome could be caused by Ativan, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take Seroquel, and have Anxiety.
We study 32,949 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 102 have Irritable bowel syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritable bowel syndrome and more.
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Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,106 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Irritable bowel syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome (latest reports from 70,477 patients) has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, osteopenia, depression, high blood pressure.
On Apr, 14, 2014: 32,945 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 103 people (0.31%) have Irritable Bowel Syndrome. They amount to 0.15% of all the 70,217 people who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome on eHealthMe.
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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