Review: could Ativan cause Panic Attack?


Summary

Panic attack is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Anxiety . We study 33,033 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 445 have Panic attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Panic attack 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 34,723 users)

Panic Attack

Panic attack has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, feeling abnormal, insomnia (latest reports from 23,853 Panic attack patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

33,033 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 445 people (1.35%) have Panic Attack


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Panic attack?

Time on Ativan when people have Panic Attack *:

  • < 1 month: 26.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.7 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.04 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.35 %
  • 10+ years: 21.74 %

Gender of people who have Panic Attack when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 66.59 %
  • male: 33.41 %

Age of people who have Panic Attack when taking Ativan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.48 %
  • 20-29: 13.5 %
  • 30-39: 20.94 %
  • 40-49: 28.1 %
  • 50-59: 19.83 %
  • 60+: 15.15 %

Severity if Panic Attack when taking Ativan **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 28.57 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 14.29 %

How people recovered from Panic Attack **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 60 %
  • not yet: 40 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (106 people)
  • Depression (59 people)
  • Pain (41 people)
  • Panic Attack (28 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (24 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (122 people)
  • Seroquel (97 people)
  • Ambien (72 people)
  • Celexa (70 people)
  • Neurontin (69 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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