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Is Lorazepam And Ativan The Same Thing

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rizwana Says:
 
iam taking Ativan1 mg.now my doctor precrip me lorazepam.I want to know if i stop ativan and start that one is that ok..if those are same madicins.

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Verwon Says:
 
Yes, Ativan is just the name brand, but Lorazepam is the active ingredient, so it would be the generic.

This is a Benzodiazepine, which is commonly used to treat anxiety and nervous disorders, so it may cause side effects, such as: nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability.

Learn more:

http:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Lorazepam/­

Is there anything else I can help you with?


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JJ Says:
 
Yes Ativan is the same thing as Lorazepam, its just a generic brand. Its a Benzodiazepine

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Adelaide Says:
 
I have taken ativan for years but is extremely expensive. Can I take the generic and get the same results.

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NaniiBensonn Says:
 
Yea, does it give the same effect like helping you to relax?

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