Review: could Ativan cause Palpitations?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 32,833 people who take Ativan. Among them, 734 have Palpitations. See who they are, when they have Palpitations and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,079 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Ativan include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, fatigue, anxiety aggravated.
Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 306,063 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 31,726 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 698 people (2.20%) have Palpitations.
Time on Ativan when people have Palpitations * :
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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 (130 people, 18.62%)
- Depression (47 people, 6.73%)
- Pain (41 people, 5.87%)
- Osteoporosis (37 people, 5.30%)
- Sleep disorder (32 people, 4.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (138 people, 19.77%)
- Ambien (110 people, 15.76%)
- Xanax (91 people, 13.04%)
- Seroquel (89 people, 12.75%)
- Lasix (87 people, 12.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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