Ativan Side Effects

Ativan is a sedative drug that is prescribed to people who have seizures or anxiety. It has been known to cause amnesia, convulsions, decreased attention, addiction and excessive sedation.

WARNING: Do not attempt to come off of psychiatric drugs without a doctor’s supervision. Call 855-734-2223 to find out more about getting off of anti-anxiety drugs.

Below are some of the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented which are provided to help the public make informed and educated decisions.

There have been 2,727 reports of adverse reactions to the US FDA in connection with taking Ativan.

Here are the top 10 adverse reactions that have been reported.

  • Suicide attempt
  • Somnolence
  • Completed suicide
  • Techycardia
  • Multiple drug overdose, intentional
  • Intentional overdose
  • Agitation
  • Fatigue
  • Multiple drug overdose
  • Overdose

Some documented side effects of taking Ativan:

  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty breathing/swallowing
  • Dizziness
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Nausea
  • Tremors or inability to sit still
  • Sedation
  • Severe skin rash

Side effects can persist for months or years after getting off Ativan.

Below is a list of other common anti-anxiety drugs and some of the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented which are provided to help the public make informed and educated decisions.

Click on one of the drugs listed below to find out more about the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented.

Ambien (5,644 reports of adverse reactions)
Halcion (548 reports of adverse reactions)
Klonopin (3,298 reports of adverse reactions)
Valium (3,139 reports of adverse reactions)
Xanax (6,368 reports of adverse reactions)

If you or a loved one need help with getting off Ativan, please contact a Narconon Fresh Start drug rehab counselor today at 855-734-2223.