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

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Lorazepam Overview

Lorazepam, sold under the brand name Ativan among others, is a benzodiazepine medication.[2] It is used to treat anxiety disorders, trouble sleeping, active seizures including status epilepticus, for surgery to interfere with memory formation, sedate those who are being mechanically ventilated, alcohol withdrawal, and chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting.[2][6] While it can be used for severe agitation, midazolam is usually preferred. It is also used, along with other treatments, for acut...

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Hello, I noticed that Sandoz is manufacturing Lorazepam again.. (the has stopeed for 2-3 years now). I am wondering if anyone has tried them? How do you rate them? Do they make you sleepy? Do they help with your anxiety?? Any details would be great.. Thank you.. p.s. (I used to take them before Sandoz had stopped making them for years and they had helped me worderfully. Wondering if they are made the same now.) ## Hi Bessy, As I do not have any experience with Lorazepam, I am unfit to answer your question as accurately as I would like to. I have attached a link to one of the new Lorazepam threads down below so that you can speak with others on the site about the new version and their experiences. Discuss/Possible-New-Purepac-Lorazepam-233726.htm I hope this helps! :) ## they work fine....
Updated 9 days ago.
Sandoz Ativan
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I switched pharmacies and was given Sandoz Ativan, I have been having a terrible time- it is like it is creating more anxiety. I switched back to my old pharmacy and am counting the days until I get back to the Milan manufacturer. It has been a horrid 2 weeks. Melatonin helps a great deal with sleep. I started off with Milan and had been on that for 2 years with no problems, I wonder if your body resists another generic brand and you have to adjust. All I know if Milan is what I need and I always get the same manufacturers for all my meds since 12 years ago from CVS- they are very consistent. Be very careful if you switch pharmacies, I learned that all generics are NOT THE SAME. ## Just found this out: Purepac/Activis was bought out by Watson in 2012. In October the FTC made Watson/Pure...
Updated 24 days ago.
zzzquil and lorazepam?
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Can I take 1mg Lorazepam and the zzzquil? ## Hello, Bill! How are you? Unless your doctor has said that it's okay for you to do so, I'd suggest sticking with just one or the other. Both the Lorazepam and the Diphenhydramine in the ZzzQuil can cause depression of the central nervous system, so combining them could be dangerous. The Lorazepam causes drowsiness, along with irritability and dizziness, so it may help you sleep without adding anything else. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## I took 30ml of zzzquil and then started feeling my anxiety starting in. Can I take my lorazepam 1mg?
Updated 27 days ago.
Watson vs. Mylan generic lorazepam side effects.
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Been on Sandoz mfr. lorazepam for 10 years; no problems; no need to increase dose. Sandoz stopped mfr. Now, can only get these generic's & Actavis. Having lots of troubles getting results; either nothing or zonked. Anyone else w/any experience which mfr. is closer to Sandoz (since FDA approves up to 2% differences in generics). Thank you. ## Hello! I have been getting 90 days supplies of Lorazepam 1MG from SANDOZ....my new Rx just came and it's from ACTAVIS.....it does not work or relieve any anxiety at all....I might as well take a placebo...it does not work at all....I took 2 pills...nothing and then 1hour later took 2 more....before with the other brand...I would probably be asleep....but,nothing with this new brand.....I do not know what to do about this....... ## I have...
Updated 30 days ago.
Lori 2 Lorazepam
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Has anybody taken this medicine which is a generic for Ativan manufactured in India? ## The drug brand named Lori (2 mg) is said to be manufactured by Cyril Pharmaceuticals. Just to clear up any confusion, it's not a generic for Ativan; just another brand name. Ativan is also a brand name. Lorazepam is the generic name. I personally haven't tried this brand, but others here on the site have mentioned that it is very weak in comparison to the US counterpart. There's nothing inherently wrong with purchasing meds from India, but from the reviews I've read, many people are complaining about the potency and overall efficacy not being up to par with US drugs. Would you agree with that? You can learn more about this drug on the page for Lorazepam Details I hope this helps! ## I...
Updated 1 month ago.
2mg lorazepam by qualitest or actavis/watson - any difference
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I just refilled a prescription for 2mg Lorazepam but this time I got a much larger pill manufactured by Qualitest. The previous med I was taking was manufactured by Actavis/Watson…. Has anyone noticed a difference in symptoms? ## Hello, Angela! How are you? Have you tried taking it, yet? They are just manufactured by different companies, but the medication itself is the same. The FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. I've taken the one by Qualitest before and it worked well for me, but that was several years ago.
Updated 1 month ago.
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I've been taking Watson Pharmaceuticals Lorazepam and it worked great. Apparently, Actavis just took over Watson, and Watson no longer exists. I'm looking for another bran of Lorazepam that has the same Active & Inactive ingredients as the Watson brand, however, I can't locate the info on line and my pharmacy won't help me. Does anyone know what other manufacturer carries Lorazepam that is exactly the same as the Watson brand. Actavis and Sandoz manufacturer's Lorazepam does not work. ## Well, you're pharmacy won't help, because if the active ingredient is the same, they are considered the same. The inactive ingredients are called such for a reason, they don't affect the drug. How long have you been taking your current dose? It is possible that you...
Updated 1 month ago.
lorazepam side effects at high dosages
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My lorazepam was just inceased to 8mg. Can the recent increase cause side effects such as severe back pain and pain under the right breast in a person who has osteroporoseis who previously had minor side effects and is consuming adequate calcium ## Hello, Lindamann! How are you? Yes, it has been known to cause such symptoms, as side effects, in some people that take it, as listed by the FDA. You may also experience nausea, dizziness, irritability and headache. It also carries the risk of being habit forming. It is best, however, to have it checked out by your doctor, to be sure. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Is Activision and watson the same lorazapan? I was taking watson for years then they snuck in activists. I haven't slept and I'm always yelling at my husband. T...
Updated 2 months ago.
Lorazepam 2mg Wyeth India
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round orange tablets taste seet and soft but i need 3x 2mg to even feel anything I have been taking lorazepam for 6 wks are these real tabs or just copys ## Are there any markings on them? That is what would enable use to identify them for you. If you can post back with this information, I'll gladly see if I can check for you. Learn more Lorazepam details here. ## Hi there Yes (wyeth) one side and scoreline the otherside. Orange in colour Thanks Mark (england) ## I received orange tabs without any markings in a package marked pfizer. Suppose to be 2mg ativan. Does this sound like copies? The prescription was filled from a web-based pharmacy.
Updated 2 months ago.
identifying medicine
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Found small white pill with m or w on one side and 321 on the other and dont know what it is. ## Just go onto WebMd then click on the Drugs & Supplement on top then the Pill Identification will come up and just type your info u have about the pill Hope it helps ## Hello, Lisa! How are you? ....or you can ask here and we are happy to help! The marking is supposed to be M 321, it is manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals, they list it as being off-white and containing 0.5mgs of Lorazepam, which is a generic for Ativan, which is most commonly used to treat anxiety and nervous disorders. The FDA warns that 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? ## I ...
Updated 3 months ago.

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.

NDC Database Records for Lorazepam: (229 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-3532 Lorazepam 2 mg/ml Oral Solution, Concentrate by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0093-4820 Lorazepam 0.5 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-4821 Lorazepam 1 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-4822 Lorazepam 2 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0121-0770 Lorazepam 2 mg/ml Oral Liquid by Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.
  • 0179-0131 Lorazepam 0.5 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0148 Lorazepam .5 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0163 Lorazepam 1 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0185 Lorazepam 1 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0186 Lorazepam .5 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0228-2057 Lorazepam 0.5 mg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2059 Lorazepam 1 mg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2063 Lorazepam 2 mg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0378-2321 Lorazepam 0.5 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-2457 Lorazepam 1 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-2777 Lorazepam 2 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0409-1539 Lorazepam 4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-1985 Lorazepam 2 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-6778 Lorazepam 2 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-6779 Lorazepam 4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Lorazepam or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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