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FDA Approved: December 10, 1985
Pharm Company: MUTUAL PHARM
Category: Anxiety

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Lorazepam Overview

Lorazepam (trademarked as Ativan or Orfidal) is a high-potency, intermediate-duration, 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine drug, often used to treat anxiety disorders.[4] Lorazepam has all six intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiolysis, anterograde amnesia, sedation/hypnosis, anti-seizure, antiemesis (anti-nausea/vomiting) and muscle relaxation.[5][6] Lorazepam is used for the short-term treatment of anxiety, insomnia, acute seizures including status epilepticus, and sedation of hospitalized patients,...

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Substitute for ranbaxy lorazepam
I have been taking Ranbaxy Lorazapam for more than 10 years. Now that is no longer available I have tried Watson & Qualitest manufacturers. I am having severe muscle tightening, headaches and loud ringing in my ears. Can someone please suggest something similar to the Ranbaxy? Even if it is another similar generic drug? Clearly there is something different in the other manufacturers generic lorazapam that is causing so many problems. ## Hello, Patti! How are you? I'm sorry about the problems that you're having. The best thing to do may be to ask your doctor to write the prescription as 'brand medically necessary', if your insurance will cover it and try that, so you can avoid the generics. This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side e...
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file complaint with the fda
Good discussion but have to remind every one, if these bad side effects aren't reported to the FDA, the problems we are experiencing will never end, the FDA will do nothing until they recieve enough complaints, some of the lorazepam manufactors are really ripping of the american public, but nothing changes until people file a complaint about there side effects ## HI I am so sick from generic Klonopin I am going through major withdrawel.. I can not eat sleep and my anxiety is off the hook how do I file a complaint with the fda ## Hi I'm mysterious I need the lo raze Pam 59 on it I Don know you people are complaining about it when it work wonders for me I was able to sleep on it and had no problems with it as a mater of fact with everyone's complaints these new lo raze Pam 198...
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small white pill imprint 1 and 5
Is there a pill with a number 138 on it for lorazepam I don't read anything on it on here is it the exact same pills pill with the number 59 does it have the same ingredients as the one with the number 59 on it I need to know I have an immune difficile Cy disorder and can't take a lot of men's they give me if there's one inactive or active ingredient different than the pulls with the number 59 on them I will have a reaction to it so I really need info on this pill with the number 138 on it is it the same I need the truth scared to take iy
Updated 9 days ago.
Lorazepam Given without checking med list for interactions by hospitals and doctors.
Diagnosed triple negative inflammatory breast cancer 9-17-12. Been taking 2 antidepressants since the 80s. No one looked at my meds before putting in my port or starting 18 chemos. They gave me Lorazepam everytime. The mixture of Lorazepam with the antidepressants made my bowels and stomach hurt like it was crushed glass I had eaten. 8 days in hospital after 3rd chemo. No one caught the drug interaction so I was given more Lorazepam in the hospital and when the gastro did colonoscopy and endoscopy. Gastro gave me Lorazepam before scoping me. Again no drug check. Pain continued for 2 years. Bowel movements made me vomit from the pain. Oncologist had no clue about drug interactions. I saw 8 doctors in 3 hospitals and none could recognize a severe drug interaction. Why? They view Ativan as...
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marking ep 906
round white tablets one side is EP over 906 other side is 2 labeled as lorazepam ## Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Lorazepam (2 mg). Lorazepam has relatively potent anxiolytic effects and its best known indication is the short-term management of severe chronic anxiety. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## Whats the strengh difference alprazolam 0.25. And lorazapam 2 mg.? Is one more strong or are they the same?
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lorazepam small round purple pill
My son was given a small round purple pill in hospital tonight. I was told it was 2 mg of Lorazapam. I can't find a picture of any 2 Mg Lorazapam that are small round and purple? My son is autistic and is in a catatonic -like condition due to high levels of anxiety recently. Help! I need to know if this little pill really was Lorazapam . ## Wish I could help you . maybe it depends on the dose. Mine are four grams each and they are white. Never saw pur ple. Sorry darling. I will do a bit of research for you. Hang on! ## Thank you for your reply. I've looked up Lorazapam 2mg on the web but only saw white pills at that dose.
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how can get lorazepam 2 5mg
From where I can get lorazepam 2.5mg
Updated 20 days ago.
Very small round white pill SZ / 197
Can't find it anywhere else on the internet? Not sure what it is???? ## Lorazapame. 05mg for anxiety ## Based on my research, I can confirm that a white round pill marked with "SZ" on one side and "197" on the other side, is identified as Lorazepam (0.5mg), manufactured by Sandoz. Lorazepam is indicated for the short-term relief of symptoms associated with anxiety and/or depression. For additional verification, this tablet also has a National Drug Code of 0781-5371-01. I hope this info helps! ## Found a bottle of very small white pills on one size it has letters sz on the other side the numbers 197 can anyone tell me what these are called and what they are used for my husband takes the paper off the bottles incase someone steals them our name isn't on it plus it ...
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who makes the lorazepam white with fancy v on one side and 4009 other
lorazepam 2mg with a fancy v on one side and 4009 on the other. about twice as large as previously prescribed tablets.
Updated 26 days ago.
lorazepam term of effectiveness
Are the 18 month old 1 mg pills of lorazepam fully effective? Or likely to be? Thank you. ## Hello, Steph! How are you? Under normal storage conditions, they can only be guaranteed to be effective for one year from the date they were dispensed to you. After that, they being to lose effectiveness, though there have been no studies done to determine the percentages of efficacy lost after that. Once they are expired, it is best to dispose of them and see your doctor for a new prescription. This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Concentrate: 2mg/ml
  • Injection: 1mg/0.5ml, 2mg/ml, 4mg/ml
  • Solution: 0.5mg/5ml, 2mg/ml
  • Tablet: 0.5mg, 1mg, 2mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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