How effective is Ativan for Somnolence (Drowsiness) ?

Summary

Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 3.8/5

This is a reivew of how effective Ativan (lorazepam) is for Somnolence and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe from 12 Ativan users and is updated continuously.



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Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on lorazepam (the active ingredients of Ativan) and Ativan (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered.

What is Ativan?

Ativan has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ativan 56,607 users)

What is Somnolence?

Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 153,535 Somnolence patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Feb, 23, 2019

12 people are studied for taking Ativan in Somnolence


Overall effectiveness (number of people)

Does Ativan work for your Somnolence (overall)?

Long term effectiveness (number of people)

Does Ativan work for your Somnolence (long term)?

Ativan effectiveness for Somnolence (number of people)

Overall:
  • not at all: 0
  • somewhat: 4
  • moderate: 3
  • high: 4
  • very high: 1
Long Term:
  • not at all: 0
  • somewhat: 0
  • moderate: 2
  • high: 2
  • very high: 1

Gender of people who take Ativan for Somnolence *

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who take Ativan for Somnolence *

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 41.67 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 25.0 %

Who finds Ativan more effective for Somnolence?


Gender of people who take Ativan for Somnolence *

  • female: 20 %
  • male: 80 %

Age of people who take Ativan for Somnolence *

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 40 %
  • 60+: 40 %

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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