Ativan Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Muscle Weakness

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Slurred Speech
  • Uncoordinated

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Nervous System Function Affecting Mental Alertness
  • Confused
  • Problem Behavior

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Feeling Weak
  • Low Energy

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Anemia
  • Cannot Empty Bladder
  • Coma
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Lung Function
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Depression
  • Enlarged Liver
  • Extreme Loss Of Body Water
  • Falling
  • Feeling Anger Toward Something
  • Giant Hives
  • Hallucination
  • Having Thoughts Of Suicide
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Increase Of White Blood Cells
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Problems
  • Loss Of Memory
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Periods Of Not Breathing
  • Psychosis Caused By A Drug
  • Rash
  • Seizures
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Abnormal Urine Color
  • Addiction To A Drug
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing
  • Blurred Vision
  • Bronchial Congestion
  • Burning Stomach
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cramps
  • Delirium
  • Deviation Of The Eyes Upward Or Downward
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Double Vision
  • Dry Eye
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysarthria
  • Easily Angered Or Annoyed
  • Excessive Hairiness
  • Excessive Thirst
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Feeling Agitated
  • Feeling Faint
  • Gum Pain
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Hiccups
  • Increased Hunger
  • Increased Production Of Saliva
  • Involuntary Eye Movement
  • Involuntary Quivering
  • Irritation Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Itching
  • Loss Of One's Own Sense Of Reality Or Identity
  • Loss Of Taste
  • Loss Of Voice
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nervous
  • Over Excitement
  • Paranoia
  • Perform Complex Natural Behaviors While Asleep
  • Pink Eye
  • Problem With Periods
  • Problems With Bladder Control
  • Problems With Eyesight
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Runny Nose
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sneezing
  • Sore Tongue
  • Swollen Ankles Or Feet
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Throwing Up
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Urination During The Night
  • Visual Field Defect
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss
  • Yawning

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