Related topic: Ativan, Nightmare
Review: could Ativan cause Nightmare?
Summary: Nightmare could be caused by Ativan, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Seroquel, and have Depression.
We study 32,949 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 169 have Nightmare. Find out below who they are, when they have Nightmare 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.
Nightmare (unpleasant dream) (latest reports from 83,230 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, pain.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 32,945 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 169 people (0.51%) have Nightmare. They amount to 0.20% of all the 83,201 people who have Nightmare on eHealthMe.
Time on Ativan when people have Nightmare * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Nightmare when taking Ativan * :
Age of people who have Nightmare when taking Ativan * :
Severity of Nightmare when taking Ativan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Nightmare ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (30 people, 17.75%)
- Anxiety (30 people, 17.75%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (25 people, 14.79%)
- Pain (24 people, 14.20%)
- Insomnia (22 people, 13.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (35 people, 20.71%)
- Zyprexa (29 people, 17.16%)
- Paxil (28 people, 16.57%)
- Neurontin (28 people, 16.57%)
- Depakote (24 people, 14.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Ativan (lorazepam) is often used for stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions Ativan is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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