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Review: could Ativan cause Panic attack (Panic disorder)?
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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xanax, and have Anxiety.
We study 33,026 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 444 have Panic attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Panic attack and more.
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Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,196 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Panic attack (latest reports from 23,380 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, panic disorder, pain.
On Oct, 31, 2014: 33,026 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 444 people (1.34%) have Panic Attack.
Time on Ativan when people have Panic attack * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Panic attack||17.86%||10.71%||0.00%||10.71%||42.86%||3.57%||14.29% |
Gender of people who have Panic attack when taking Ativan * :
|Panic attack||65.94%||34.06% |
Age of people who have Panic attack when taking Ativan * :
|Panic attack||0.00%||0.00%||2.39%||13.03%||21.28%||28.46%||19.95%||14.89% |
Severity of Panic attack when taking Ativan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Panic attack||16.67%||33.33%||33.33%||16.67% |
How people recovered from Panic attack ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Panic attack||0.00%||75.00%||25.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (114 people, 25.68%)
- Depression (64 people, 14.41%)
- Pain (52 people, 11.71%)
- Panic attack (37 people, 8.33%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (28 people, 6.31%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (125 people, 28.15%)
- Seroquel (99 people, 22.30%)
- Ambien (74 people, 16.67%)
- Neurontin (71 people, 15.99%)
- Celexa (70 people, 15.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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