Will you have Extravasation with Ativan - from FDA reports

Summary

Extravasation 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 Benadryl, and have Ill-defined disorder. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 53,004 people who have side effects when taking Ativan from FDA, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

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. Synonyms of Extravasation are also considered in the study.

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 Extravasation?

Extravasation (leakage of a fluid) has been reported by people with breast cancer, atrial fibrillation/flutter, non-hodgkin's lymphoma, colon cancer, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 2,936 Extravasation 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, 21, 2019

53,004 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 14 people (0.03%) have Extravasation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Extravasation?

Time on Ativan when people have Extravasation *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Extravasation when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Extravasation when taking Ativan *:

  • 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: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 80 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pneumonia: 2 people, 14.29%
  2. Ill-Defined Disorder: 2 people, 14.29%
  3. Rashes (redness): 1 person, 7.14%
  4. Porphyria Acute (acute defect of blood pigment metabolism in which porphyrins are produced in excess, are present in the blood, and are found in the urine): 1 person, 7.14%
  5. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 1 person, 7.14%
  6. Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour): 1 person, 7.14%
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1 person, 7.14%
  8. Mineral Supplementation: 1 person, 7.14%
  9. Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (spreadable kidney cell tumour): 1 person, 7.14%
  10. Metastases To Peritoneum (cancer spreads to peritoneum): 1 person, 7.14%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Benadryl: 5 people, 35.71%
  2. Decadron: 4 people, 28.57%
  3. Coumadin: 4 people, 28.57%
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide: 3 people, 21.43%
  5. Nexium: 3 people, 21.43%
  6. Morphine: 3 people, 21.43%
  7. Compazine: 3 people, 21.43%
  8. Zofran: 3 people, 21.43%
  9. Taxol: 3 people, 21.43%
  10. Carboplatin: 2 people, 14.29%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Injection Site Pain: 2 people, 14.29%
  2. Gait Disturbance: 2 people, 14.29%
  3. Drug Ineffective: 2 people, 14.29%
  4. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 2 people, 14.29%
  5. Weight Increased: 1 person, 7.14%
  6. Dizziness: 1 person, 7.14%
  7. Hyporeflexia (condition of below normal or absent reflexes): 1 person, 7.14%
  8. Hypersensitivity: 1 person, 7.14%
  9. Hepatic Cyst: 1 person, 7.14%
  10. Hand Amputation: 1 person, 7.14%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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