Review: could Ativan cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?
Summary: Shortness of breath is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 33,028 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,394 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 35,203 users)
Shortness of breath
Shortness Of Breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.(latest reports from Shortness Of Breath 164,498 patients)
On Nov, 25, 2014: 33,026 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 2,394 people (7.25%) have Shortness Of Breath.
Time on Ativan when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||25.00%||51.19%||0.00%||5.95%||9.52%||0.00%||8.33% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Ativan * :
|Shortness of breath||63.62%||36.38% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Ativan * :
|Shortness of breath||0.05%||0.09%||0.82%||3.98%||10.85%||19.96%||26.37%||37.87% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Ativan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||14.29%||42.86%||14.29%||28.57% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (301 people, 12.57%)
- Anxiety (283 people, 11.82%)
- Depression (226 people, 9.44%)
- Multiple myeloma (203 people, 8.48%)
- Hypertension (139 people, 5.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (552 people, 23.06%)
- Aspirin (522 people, 21.80%)
- Ambien (426 people, 17.79%)
- Aredia (403 people, 16.83%)
- Lasix (394 people, 16.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Is it ok to take fioricet and albuterol together?
(Asked by a 28 year old woman who has Shortness Of Breath, and takes Albuterol, Fioricet)
I have been having bad headaches the pain is behind my eyes front for head and temples (I have also had a warming sensation in the back of head and thought body here and there that no one can explain to me ) but I have been subscribed fioricet but I'm a chronic asthmatic so I take albuterol inhaler and some times solution for my neb I read that these 2 can have interation and I been feeling shortness of breath which I know can be a side effect from fioricet but I do take my inhaler daily and I want to check if anyone has been in same situation and if there were any interactions
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(Asked by a 40 year old woman who has Anxiety, and takes Ativan)
I just started taking phenteremine and I can't sleep. I take it at 6 am
Am I able to take an Ativan at bed time?
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(Asked by a 21 year old woman who has Breathing Difficulty)
Ok so I've been taking this medicine for 5 to 6 years now almost every day several times a day for a terrible cough I have and breathing issue but under some further investigation I've found that this medication may be making my breathing issues worse when I was told that it would make them better. It's been several years and I just want to be able to breathe normally and Easily again but this "medicine" doesn't seem to be doing the job
- Have you or someone who has taken ativan, lorazepam or orfidal developed and form of cancer? esp. esophageal or stomach cancer
(Asked by a 60 year old man who has Esophageal Cancer, and takes Ativan, Lorazepam)
suspect long term prescription (years) of Lorazepam may have been causal to esophageal cancer Ativan, Lorazepam or Orfidal are all basically the same formula - please be specific in your answer
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