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Review: could Ativan cause Ototoxicity?

Summary: Ototoxicity is reported only by a few people who take Ativan. We study 33,072 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Ototoxicity. Find out below who they are, when they have Ototoxicity and more.

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Ativan

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 35,245 Ativan users)

Ototoxicity

Ototoxicity (damage to the ear) has been reported by people with preventive health care, non-hodgkin's lymphoma, ovarian cancer, sinusitis, infection. (latest reports from 530 Ototoxicity patients)

On May, 9, 2015: 33,072 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Ototoxicity.

Trend of Ototoxicity in Ativan reports

Time on Ativan when people have Ototoxicity * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ototoxicity100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Ototoxicity when taking Ativan * :

FemaleMale
Ototoxicity75.00%25.00%

Age of people who have Ototoxicity when taking Ativan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ototoxicity0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%75.00%

Severity of Ototoxicity when taking Ativan ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ototoxicity ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Ovarian cancer (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Pain (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Nasopharyngeal cancer (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cisplatin (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Taxotere (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Dexamethasone (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Ondansetron hcl (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Kytril (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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