Review: could Ativan cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?
We study 33,005 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 (latest outcomes from 35,180 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,340,734 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
On Sep, 15, 2014: 33,005 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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