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Ativan Safety Information and Side Effects

Ativan Safety Information



Anxiety ( 68 reports)    ➢ More

Withdrawal Syndrome, Dizziness, Disorientation, Confusional State, Paranoia, Anxiety, Depression

This case suggests a potential Ativan Anxiety side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 45-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): insomnia,anxiety and used Ativan (dosage: NA) starting Jul 27, 2013. Soon after starting Ativan the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Withdrawal Syndrome
  • Dizziness
  • Disorientation
  • Confusional State
  • Paranoia
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Ativan demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Anxiety, may still occur.

Pain ( 51 reports)    ➢ More

Respiratory Arrest, Coma, Corneal Transplant, Pain, Balance Disorder, Gait Disturbance, Mental Impairment, Corneal Disorder

Adverse event was reported on Nov 26, 2013 by a male taking Ativan (Dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 67 years of age, weighting 230.0 lb, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ativan side effects: respiratory arrest, coma, corneal transplant, pain, balance disorder, gait disturbance, mental impairment, corneal disorder.
Associated medications used:
  • Xanax
  • Digoxin
  • Meloxicam
  • Lisinopril
  • Xarelto
  • Vitamin B-12
  • Vitamin B-1
  • Allopurinol
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Insomnia ( 44 reports)    ➢ More

Aggression, Imprisonment, Theft, Mania, Hypersexuality, Abnormal Behaviour, Affective Disorder, Insomnia

This Insomnia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 49-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): anxiety,hypertension,depression.On 201202 a consumer started treatment with Ativan (dosage: Unk). The following health products were being taken at the same time:
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (25 Mg, Daily)
  • Effexor (Unk)
  • Effexor
  • Prednisone
  • When commencing Ativan, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Aggression
    • Imprisonment
    • Theft
    • Mania
    • Hypersexuality
    • Abnormal Behaviour
    • Affective Disorder
    • Insomnia
    Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Insomnia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Depression ( 42 reports)    ➢ More

    Withdrawal Syndrome, Dizziness, Disorientation, Confusional State, Paranoia, Anxiety, Depression

    A case of a 45-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: insomnia,anxiety and was treated with Ativan (dosage: NA) starting Jul 27, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Withdrawal Syndrome
    • Dizziness
    • Disorientation
    • Confusional State
    • Paranoia
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    This opens a possibility that Ativan could cause Depression and that some female subjects may be more susceptible.

    Confusional State ( 41 reports)    ➢ More

    Withdrawal Syndrome, Dizziness, Disorientation, Confusional State, Paranoia, Anxiety, Depression

    on Dec 23, 2013 a Female from US , 45 years of age, weighting 126.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Ativan. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ativan side effects: withdrawal syndrome, dizziness, disorientation, confusional state, paranoia, anxiety, depression. Ativan dosage: NA.

    Common Ativan Side Effects

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    Anxiety (68)
    Pain (51)
    Insomnia (44)
    Depression (42)
    Confusional State (41)
    Nausea (36)
    Headache (36)
    Dyspnoea (36)
    Fatigue (34)
    Somnolence (34)
    Asthenia (32)
    Feeling Abnormal (30)
    Amnesia (30)
    Dizziness (29)
    Agitation (28)
    Diarrhoea (27)
    Hallucination (25)
    Death (23)
    Loss Of Consciousness (23)
    Convulsion (22)
    Aggression (22)
    Fall (21)
    Overdose (21)
    Vomiting (21)
    Condition Aggravated (20)
    Pneumonia (20)
    Tremor (20)
    Hypotension (20)
    Pulmonary Embolism (18)
    Rash (17)
    Depressed Level Of Consciousness (17)
    Dehydration (17)
    Coma (17)
    Abdominal Pain (16)
    Decreased Appetite (16)
    Malaise (16)
    Mental Status Changes (16)
    Constipation (15)
    Disorientation (14)
    Palpitations (14)
    Injury (14)
    Nervousness (13)
    Pyrexia (13)
    Tachycardia (13)
    Vision Blurred (13)
    Pain In Extremity (12)
    Emotional Distress (12)
    Deep Vein Thrombosis (12)
    Blood Pressure Increased (12)
    Pruritus (12)

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