Review: could Ativan cause Rebound Effect?


Rebound effect is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Effexor Xr, and have Depression . We study 36,728 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Rebound effect. Find out below who they are, when they have Rebound effect and more.

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Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 38,886 users)

Rebound Effect

Rebound effect (take-back effect) has been reported by people with peau d'orange, akathisia, movement - uncontrolled or slow, nosebleed, fatigue (latest reports from 934 Rebound effect patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

36,728 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 8 people (0.02%) have Rebound Effect

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Rebound effect?

Time on Ativan when people have Rebound Effect *:

  • < 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 Rebound Effect when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who have Rebound Effect when taking Ativan *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (2 people)
  • Depression (2 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Effexor Xr (5 people)
  • Lorcet-Hd (1 person)
  • Lisinopril (1 person)
  • Eye Drops (1 person)
  • Combunox (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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