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 Ativan Lorazepam
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 including the ability to: reduce anxiety, interfere with new memory formation, reduce agitation/induce sleep, treat seizures, treat nausea and vomiting, and relax muscles.[5][6] Lorazepam is used for the short-term treatment of anxiety, insomnia, acute seizures including status epi...
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2mg.4mg per day and 4 mg at sleep ## Does anyone take the same dose than me?Do you have any side effects? ## who the hell are you? ## did you mean Ativan instead of Ativant? ## Ativan contains the active ingredient Lorazepam, this is a benzodiazepine, primarily used to treat nerve and anxiety disorders. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, weakness and dizziness. You can read more about this medication here: I have never used this medication, but side effects vary from person to person, so will experience many of them and some will not experience any, it is just the nature of drugs. Is there any other questions I can help you with? ...
Updated 5 years ago in Ativan.
Wed, Jul 01 '09, 6:46 PM
ativan 1mg
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little white pill persribed for nerves ## I am taking a half of a 1 mg Ativan pill for sleeping. Can this small amount become addictive? ## Ativan contains the active ingredient Lorazepam, this is a Benzodiazepine and these can be highly addictive. However, if you are using it as prescribed, then what you are really going to have to deal with is dependence, rather than addiction. Dependence occurs when your body becomes used to and reliant upon some substance. This can happen with anything you ingest regularly, even a routine morning cup of orange juice. If you stop ingesting it, suddenly, they you will experience some withdrawal symptoms, but nothing as severe as if you were abusing the medication. Some of this medications most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Ativan.
Tue, Dec 23 '14, 8:40 AM
ativan 05mg
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how strong is a ativan 0.5mg and what is for nreve or what ## Information I was able to gather states that Ativan is a powerful anxiolytic with a relatively high addictive potential. Ativan has all five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiolytic, amnesic, sedative/hypnotic, anticonvulsant and muscle relaxant For more information about Ativan, please follow the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ...
Updated 5 years ago in Ativan.
Wed, Aug 05 '09, 12:41 PM
ativan picture
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I have some very small pills marked 57 on one side and on the other side a greek fish symbol with a line underneath it facing downward. Are these lorazapam? ## swall round white pill with an R on one side and the number 57 on the other side ## Yes, this tablet contains 0.5mgs of Lorazepam, it is a generic for Ativan, this is a benzodiazepine that's most commonly used to treat anxiety and nervous disorders. This medication has the potential to be habit forming and it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Learn more Lorazepam details here. Are there any comments or questions? Is there anything I can help with? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Ativan.
Fri, May 17 '13, 6:16 PM
Ativan Vs Xanax
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If Xanax and Ativan are both benzodiazapines, why did the Ativan work to relieve anxiety without causing depression but the Xanax didn't? ## It really depends on the person and how your body reacts to it. Just as an example, I'm fine with a low dose .5mg of Ativan, but if I take anything higher it makes me depressed and I feel very groggy for several days afterwards. However, there are other people that use it just fine without any problems. You really just have to figure out what works for you. Are there any other questions or comments? ## Thank you for the information. It was helpful. How long have you taken Ativan? I also experienced the mild depression when I took a bit extra. I hate drugs and don't have an addictive nature. However, I am a little afraid of getting off a... ...
Updated 10 months ago in Ativan.
Fri, May 16 '14, 8:36 PM
Question on ativan
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Family member was in ER for alcohol detox and was peaceful and easy going. Member began to have shakes and was given Ativan in an IV. Member became very irritated and aggressive. Member had to be restrained and Ativan was increased. Upon increase, member became violent and had to be restrained by 4 young security guards. Member was then taken to ICU and given propofol and a respirator was employed. What is in this stuff that set this member off ## Hello, Marty! How are you? It was probably the alcohol detox and not the Ativan, to be honest, though there is a small chance it was the combination of both. Ativan is a benzodiazepine that's most commonly used to treat anxiety and nervous disorders. It carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, d... ...
Updated 9 months ago in Ativan.
Sat, May 31 '14, 1:57 PM
Shelf Life Of Ativan
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I am a hospice nurse and the discussion has come up as to the shelf life of the narcotics that we use such as Ativan,Morphine, Dilaudid. Is there a blanket time that we can use for all narcotics that have expired expiration dates on the label. ## Okay first, Ativan is not a narcotic, it contains the active ingredient Lorazepam, which is a Benzodiazepine, so rather than treating pain, it is used to treat anxiety, nervous disorders and some severe cases of insomnia. Learn more: And second no, dispensing expired medications to your patients would be considered illegal under U.S. law. Are there any other questions? ## Calm down, Nurse Nancy geeesh ...
Updated 8 months ago in Ativan.
Wed, Jul 16 '14, 10:48 AM
Alternative to Ativan
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Are there any alternative meds to Ativan, that don't cause weakness? ## well it all depends on you brain and body chemistry, there are many drugs in the benzodiazipine family including:valium(diazepam),clodapin(clozaepam), librium, even an old drug called mebrobate I don't even know if it is still available, What are you takeing it for I take it as anxiety, if that is the case ask your doc. there are many non controled substances such as:buspar,paxil,zoloft,ect that may help you. GOOD LUCK ## I use Ativan for Migraine Head aches , It works better than the exspensive Nuronton , also it relieves anxiety so I dont need an antidepressant any more and it helps me sleep at night , I have Degenerative Discs Desiease and pain is an big issue with me . why should I care if it may be addi... ...
Updated 9 years ago in Ativan.
Thu, Feb 02 '06, 1:36 PM
ativan 2 mg, 4 times a day
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Can someone go immediately from 2mg of Ativan four times a day to Klonopin 3 times a day without horrible withdrawal? ## What is the dosage of Klonopin that has been prescribed? It is stronger than Ativan and someone would need 4mgs of it to be equal to the 8mgs of Ativan. The FDA classifies these medications as benzodiazepines. They carry the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 4 days ago in Ativan.
Fri, Mar 27 '15, 2:37 PM
Is Lorazepam And Ativan The Same Thing
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iam taking Ativan1 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. ## 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: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## Yes Ativan is the same thing as Lorazepam, its just a generic brand. Its a Benzodiazepine ## I have taken ativan for years but is extremely expensive. Can I take the generic and get the same results. ## Yea, does it give the same effect like helping you to relax? ...
Updated 9 months ago in Lorazepam.
Fri, Jun 06 '14, 4:51 AM
ativan pill identifier
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white round pill mylan A4 WITH X on back of pill ## This tablet DOES NOT contain Ativan!! It actually contains 2mgs of Alprazolam, a generic for Xanax. It is also a Benzodiazepine, used to treat similar conditions. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, headache and irritability. You can read more on it here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ...
Updated 5 years ago in Ativan.
Wed, Jan 20 '10, 6:02 PM
ativan sl and adco alzan
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I have been taking one of each in order to take the edge off the anti depressant (Aspen Escitalopram.), is that too much? ## I really cannot say, you didn't say how high of a dosage you were taking of anything. Have these all been prescribed by your doctor? Do you have any other medical conditions and is this all the medications you are taking? I do want to warn you that these are BOTH Benzodiazepines, so they should not both be used at the same time. Can you post back with more information? ...
Updated 4 years ago in Ativan.
Mon, Aug 30 '10, 3:56 PM
suboxone and benzos
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ok--I really want some documentation regarding these deaths caused by the use of Suboxone and benzodiazepenes ie; Ativan, Klonopin, etc., concirrently. I want to know because I have been taking Suboxone with Librium for months, and now am taking Suboxone with Klonopin. I only take 2mg of Suboxone, mind you the high end 'range' is 32mg a day! Does anyone really know 1) documentation and proof of these deaths that so called have ocurred, and 2) why am I still alive after taking these two drugs concurrently for over a year? WHoever can help me on this one is a GOD-feel free to email me at xxxxxxxxxx with any and all info you can muster up, it is ticking me off when i read people talk about this specific issue but I see no PROOF????????? ...
Updated 7 years ago in Suboxone.
Tue, Mar 25 '08, 6:13 PM
Can I Take Ativan 0 5 With Ip 119
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can i take my regular dose of 0.5 ativan with ip 119? ## Have you checked with your doctor, or pharmacist? Ativan contains Lorazepam, which is a Benzodiazepine and taking it with the Hydrocodone in the other tablets may cause increased depression of the central nervous system, which may result in lowered blood pressure, pulse rate and respiratory rate. Thus, you should check with your doctor, before mixing them. ...
Updated 2 years ago in Ativan.
Thu, May 10 '12, 12:16 PM
Ativan (Lorazepam) Side Effects
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Could someone please tell me if Ativan can cause glazing look in the eyes? ## Absolutely, it is a Benzodiapine, the same drug class as Xanax or Valium. It tends to cause an initial spaciness in people who have not adjusted to taking the med, or have recently experienced a dosage change. These type of side effects usually wear off in about 2 weeks, give or take a few days to account for a person's individual body chemistry and the way it may process a medication. For more side effect info and etc. here's a link to the drug monograph: Ativan Info Click Here Hope that helps! ## Check the Fentanyl thread for some info on generic v brand name. Verwon was very helpful to me! ## Thanks Donna. I also made a new post, copying in the info from the original article where I learned the trut... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Ativan.
Wed, Mar 05 '14, 7:21 AM
toprol with ativan on plane trip
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I'm going on a long plane trip to Italy. Taking Lisinipril (10 mg a.m) toprol xl (25 mg) am and p.m. Dr. has given me Ativan (1 mg) for anxiety. I'm very worried about mixing these 3 all at one time. Also concerned about ativan not lasting through 16 hrs of trip. Any suggestions?? First time for Ativan. The closer the trip gets the more anxious I am. What about splitting up the dose of Ativan ?. ## To me Adavan sux, it is the weakest of the top 5 benzos, xanex is best, Vallium next, Kolonipin is dangerious if you're not used to it, sfter that you buid up a fast tollerance where you ca eat it like popcorn and not even feel it. ## Toprol/Ativan. SORRY I POSTED 2 TIMES, COULDN'T FIND FIRST ONE.! ...
Updated 6 years ago in Toprol XL.
Sat, Apr 26 '08, 7:52 AM
Klonopin, Clonazapam, Xanax, Ativan
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Any mood altering meds should be tapered off slowly. Talk to your doctor to see how you should slowly adjust your dosage. Check your meds to see if they are benzodiazapines, like Xanax, Ativan, Klonopin, Clonazapam etc (they have different names for the brand vs the generic, so check your meds to see what types they are.) They drugs can be addictive and do cause serious withdrawal symptoms. I had seizures when I quit Xanax cold turkey. I am now on Ativan, but a low dose that I only take when I REALLY need it to help with panic attacks and panic related sleeplessness. The more you take these meds, the less they work and the more problems they cause when you stop taking them. I used to only sleep an hour or so a night despite the sleeping pills I was on and the xanax. If you can get on an... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Klonopin.
Sat, Dec 25 '10, 5:16 PM
i need to understand what is the strongest benzo
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What is the weakest and strongest Benson between Xanax klonopin and ativan ## Hi amber, I may not have conclusive information, but based on what I could gather from other people's experience, the most potent one is said to be Xanax, followed close-behind by Klonopin, and then Ativan. Ironically in the exact order you listed them as. Hopefully someone else on here with personal experience can verify the accuracy of this, but to the best of my knowledge it is what it is. :) I hope this helps! ...
Updated 2 years ago in Xanax.
Wed, Dec 26 '12, 8:27 PM
the difference between 1mg ativan & 1mg xanax
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i have recently been prescribed ativan which seems to help some,but i am wondering if xanax would work better ## they are roughly equivalent, but Xanax hits the nervous system faster, and gets out of you system faster. Both good for panic, crappy for sleep, wouldn't use either for persistant symptoms of anxiety. ## Just to add some further information.... A lot of it can also depend on the individual involved, one may not work for them, while another might, so sometimes it's really just a matter of trial and error to see which medication works for you. I'm going to include the link for information on them, in case anyone else is looking for more details and wants to know which ones are available. You can learn more Benzodiazepine details here. Are there any questions or comm... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Ativan.
Tue, Feb 26 '13, 5:04 PM

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