Review: could Ativan cause Nightmare?


Summary

Nightmare is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Anxiety . We study 43,708 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 219 have Nightmare. Find out below who they are, when they have Nightmare 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 46,005 users)

Nightmare

Nightmare (unpleasant dream) has been reported by people with suicidal ideation, feeling abnormal, insomnia, high blood cholesterol, nightmares (latest reports from 20,910 Nightmare patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

43,708 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 219 people (0.5%) have Nightmare


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Nightmare?

Time on Ativan when people have Nightmare *:

  • < 1 month: 36.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 45.45 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Nightmare when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 62.67 %
  • male: 37.33 %

Age of people who have Nightmare when taking Ativan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 8.38 %
  • 20-29: 5.59 %
  • 30-39: 17.88 %
  • 40-49: 23.46 %
  • 50-59: 23.46 %
  • 60+: 21.23 %

Severity if Nightmare when taking Ativan **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Nightmare **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (45 people, 20.55%)
  • Depression (41 people, 18.72%)
  • Pain (30 people, 13.70%)
  • Insomnia (30 people, 13.70%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (27 people, 12.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (38 people, 17.35%)
  • Paxil (31 people, 14.16%)
  • Neurontin (30 people, 13.70%)
  • Zyprexa (29 people, 13.24%)
  • Depakote (26 people, 11.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (89 people, 40.64%)
  • Anxiety (86 people, 39.27%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (67 people, 30.59%)
  • Depression (66 people, 30.14%)
  • Headache (53 people, 24.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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