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Review: could Ativan cause Palpitations (Heart palpitations)?
We study 33,005 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 736 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.
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Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,183 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,603 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Sep, 15, 2014: 33,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 737 people (2.23%) have Palpitations.
Time on Ativan when people have Palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Ativan * :
Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Ativan * :
Severity of Palpitations when taking Ativan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Palpitations ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (136 people, 18.45%)
- Depression (49 people, 6.65%)
- Pain (43 people, 5.83%)
- Osteoporosis (39 people, 5.29%)
- Sleep disorder (32 people, 4.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (147 people, 19.95%)
- Ambien (111 people, 15.06%)
- Xanax (93 people, 12.62%)
- Neurontin (93 people, 12.62%)
- Lasix (91 people, 12.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (5 months ago):
It just feels like my heart is pounding.just sitting here.
From this study (7 months ago):
I have taken two of these tablets, on two consecutive nights to help me sleep - which they did. However, exhausted all day and very many irregular heart beats which were uncomfortable in the extreme.
Can lorazepam do this??
From this study (7 months ago):
morning panic, floating week feeling,
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