Stroke 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 Aspirin, and have Anxiety . We study 36,726 people who have side effects while taking Ativan from FDA and social media. Among them, 737 have Stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Stroke and more.
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Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 37,985 users)
Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, weakness, diarrhea, fatigue (latest reports from 103,875 Stroke patients).
On Aug, 20, 2016
36,726 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 737 people (2.01%) have Stroke
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have been taking a low dose of Ativan .5mg for anxiety related insomnia. This was tolerated well until just recently, when I began to have muscle twitching. I am on other medications for blood pressure and thyroid, but have been taking these for many years. I suspect the muscle twitching must be related to the Ativan. I was very briefly on Paxil (a week) and developed twitching, which stopped when I stopped the drug. What experiences have others had with Ativan and muscle twitching? How severe was the twitching?
when i start falling asleep i feel like im dreaming and awake at the same time. I feel like i;m thrashing and something is holding me down. This started when i began taking the antabuse with the amitriptyline. I wake up very early and am exhausted. Iwonder if this is a bad combination
I think I have been over medicated, was taking several medications, have had to have three plasma exchanges due to medications. During this time my legs and arms have started contractors, spasms. I also started having anxiety because of getting hot flashes from the core of my body. I don't know ...
I have been taking a low dose of Ativan .5mg for anxiety related insomnia. This was tolerated well until just recently, when I began to have muscle twitching. I am on other medications for blood pressure and thyroid, but have been taking these for many years. I suspect the muscle twitching ...
Have suffered endlessly with after stroke itching. NO doctor I've seen ( four so far ) has a clue what I'm talking about . I'm pretty incensed that this has gone on so long, and then to find out that this actually is a 'left over ' condition of strokes!! I'd like to learn what the solution is???
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