Ativan vs Zofran for Vomiting

Ativan
(Rx)
Zofran
(Rx)
Ativan is a sleep medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Zofran is a nausea & vomiting medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Vomiting
2.1
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Vomiting
2.8
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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September 30, 1977
January 4, 1991
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
235,682 Discussions
164,457 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#4 for Panic Attacks
#5 for Insomnia
#6 for Panic
#7 for Nausea
#8 for Seizures
#10 for Restlessness
#11 for Vomiting
#12 for Anxiety Attacks
#13 for Sedation
#14 for Sleep Disorders
#15 for Shaking
#16 for GAD
Ativan is prescribed for Anxiety and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Depression, Insomnia and Withdrawal Symptoms, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nausea
#2 for Vomiting
#3 for Feeling Sick
#4 for Dehydration
#5 for Sickness
#8 for Hyperemesis
Zofran is prescribed for Nausea and Vomiting and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ati
Weakness
2
Weight Gain
2
Hallucinations
1
Weight Loss
1
Euphoria
1
Blurred Vision
1
Impotence
1
Blood Clots
1
Brain Damage
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Zof
Constipation
10
Headaches
5
Weight Gain
3
Weight Loss
3
Allergy
3
Migraines
2
Weakness
2
Loss of Appetite
1
Itching
1
Osteoporosis
1
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Ativan
Ati
Zofran
Zof
Weakness
Ati
Zof
2
2
Weight Gain
Ati
Zof
2
3
Hallucinations
Ati
Zof
1
0
Weight Loss
Ati
Zof
1
3
Euphoria
Ati
Zof
1
0
Blurred Vision
Ati
Zof
1
0
Impotence
Ati
Zof
1
0
Blood Clots
Ati
Zof
1
0
Brain Damage
Ati
Zof
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Ati
Zof
1
0
Constipation
Zof
Ati
10
0
Headaches
Zof
Ati
5
0
Weight Gain
Zof
Ati
3
2
Weight Loss
Zof
Ati
3
1
Allergy
Zof
Ati
3
0
Migraines
Zof
Ati
2
0
Weakness
Zof
Ati
2
2
Loss of Appetite
Zof
Ati
1
0
Itching
Zof
Ati
1
0
Osteoporosis
Zof
Ati
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Zofran during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Alcohol consumption with this medication can increase sedation, confusion and may result in loss of conciousness (central nervous system depression). It may also disrupt psychomotor performance.
There may be a negative interaction between Zofran and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
Solution: 2 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL
Syringe: 2 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL
Tablet: 4 mg, 8 mg, 24 mg
Solution: 4 mg/5 mL, 2 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.).
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Lorazepam
Ondansetron Hcl, Ondansetron, Ondansetron Hcl/Pf
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Ativan and Zofran: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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