Ativan and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports


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 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Shortness of breath with Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 46,976 people who have side effects when taking Ativan from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

46,976 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 3,374 people (7.18%) have Shortness of breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Ativan when people have Shortness of breath *:

  • < 1 month: 41.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.59 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.2 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 4.88 %

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

  • female: 66.41 %
  • male: 33.59 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 1.03 %
  • 20-29: 4.4 %
  • 30-39: 9.26 %
  • 40-49: 19.29 %
  • 50-59: 24.65 %
  • 60+: 41.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (380 people, 11.26%)
  • Depression (293 people, 8.68%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (235 people, 6.97%)
  • High Blood Pressure (215 people, 6.37%)
  • Nausea (160 people, 4.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (649 people, 19.24%)
  • Lasix (543 people, 16.09%)
  • Ambien (503 people, 14.91%)
  • Zofran (455 people, 13.49%)
  • Aredia (448 people, 13.28%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (1,035 people, 30.68%)
  • Chest Pain (1,013 people, 30.02%)
  • Pain (984 people, 29.16%)
  • Nausea (937 people, 27.77%)
  • Weakness (877 people, 25.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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