Are Lorazepam And Ativan The Same Thing

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rizwana Says:

I am taking Ativan 1 mg. Now my doctor prescribed me lorazepam. I want to know if i stop ativan and start that one is that ok..if those are the same medicines?

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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.

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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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Patrick Says:
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I've been taking Ativan since 1984. When I was forced into taking the generic form- lorazepam I noticed Ativan is so much better!!!! Lorazepam has a side effect of sleepiness!! It's horrible! Ativan brand is a ton better than the generic! Lorazepam is a hoax . They never came up with a generic that works as perfectly as the brand Ativan! Ativan is the only medicine that has ever worked for my anxiety and I trust it because it's the best and cures anxiety attacks.

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sandy Says:

I 100% agree with you. I have also been on ativan since from 2009 and still can't replace it with any other generic medicine, but in my country ativan is very hard to get. I had a severe anxiety attack and it was cured by ativan.

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