Review: could Ativan cause Ototoxicity?


Summary

Ototoxicity is reported only by a few people who take Ativan. We study 36,726 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 Ativan 38,886 users)

Ototoxicity

Ototoxicity (damage to the ear) (latest reports from 651 Ototoxicity patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

36,726 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Ototoxicity


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Ototoxicity?

Time on Ativan when people have Ototoxicity *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ototoxicity when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Ototoxicity when taking Ativan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Ovarian Cancer (2 people)
  • Pain (1 person)
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cisplatin (3 people)
  • Taxotere (2 people)
  • Ondansetron Hcl (2 people)
  • Dexamethasone (2 people)
  • Prozac (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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