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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 33,055 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,395 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Ativan

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 35,225 Ativan 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 165,444 Shortness of breath patients)

On Feb, 24, 2015: 33,055 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan. Among them, 2,395 people (7.25%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Ativan reports

Time on Ativan when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath24.71%50.59%0.00%5.88%10.59%0.00%8.24%

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Ativan * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath63.59%36.41%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Ativan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.05%0.09%0.82%3.98%10.85%19.95%26.36%37.89%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Ativan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath12.50%50.00%12.50%25.00%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (301 people, 12.57%)
  2. Anxiety (283 people, 11.82%)
  3. Depression (226 people, 9.44%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (203 people, 8.48%)
  5. Hypertension (139 people, 5.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (552 people, 23.05%)
  2. Aspirin (522 people, 21.80%)
  3. Ambien (426 people, 17.79%)
  4. Aredia (403 people, 16.83%)
  5. Lasix (394 people, 16.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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