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Watson vs. Mylan generic lorazepam side effects.

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...

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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. ## Hello, Margaret! How are you and your son? No, I scrolled through several pages of pill images and didn't find any Lorazepam that are purple, or even bl...

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lorazepam taste

I been taking lorazepam 1 mg white small round, soft and sweet tasting. I think these are meant to be taken sublingualy. I just got some that were crushed up but they were bitter. Anyone heard of bitter tasting lorazepam? White in color and not soft? ## Hi jessie, After seeing a number of comments from other users, I think the taste largely depends on which manufacturer you get. Most of the reviews I've come across state that they also had a extremely bitter or chalky taste in their mouth after having certain brands. While others have somewhat of a sweet taste. Perhaps one or more of the inactive ingredients that make up the tablet's composition, could be more prominent in a particular batch. That's just one theory anyway. Do you know which company it is who makes the bitter...

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Is sandoz lorazepam the same as watson or actavis?

Is sandoz lorazepam the same as watson or actavis? I mean, the same brand? I heard that they are same company or same manufacturer. I took watson but due to serious side effect (panic attack, heart pounding, dehydration, choking, asthma, internal tremor, insomnia) with no calming effect, I was very ill so could not take it. Rite aid accepted return, but CVS did not accept return when I got serious side effect from leading pharma lorazepam at once so could not take it. CVS said in California, once patients receive any medicine they can not return it as it is against the law. Then why rite aid accepted return? CVS also told me that no transfer is allowed. But for controlled substance, one transfer is allowed as I experienced a lot of times before. Once patient bought it unless they return...

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SANDOZ LORAZEPAM 1mg. HAS ANYONE TRIED THE NEW VERSION??

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....

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Does food lessen the strength of Rx medications?

Trying to avoid taking 2 meds a little too close together. Does it help to snack when taking prescription medicine (such as Lorazepam or Hydrocodone 10 mg)? ## Food won't lessen the efficacy of Lorazepam, or Hydrocodone, but it can lessen the severity of the side effects they cause, such as nausea, and dizziness. The FDA also warns that these medications carry the risk of being habit forming, and may cause other side effects, such as headache, irritability, constipation, and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Very helpful. Thank you!

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Venlafluxine/Citalopram

Please discuss the cons of both these medicines. Dr wants me to introduce Venlor while reducing Acti-lift until I am on Venlor alone. Which one has the most negative effects on the brain, and in what way? Pléase, I am 70 years old, have nobody left to see should I start to act irresponsible - I need to be able to make decisions and think rassionally. I live on my own, very irregularly see people and have no support system. It is ok, but I need to not compromise my senses in any way I can prevent. With the Ctialopram I do not cry at any bagatelle, but it does leave me with flat emotions, forgetfulnes, a very slow mind, etc. I use 10 mg per day. I am scared to change to this unknown pil, as I do not know what else it may affect, except my corpse-like emotions. Also, how permanent any of

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Lorazepam and benzo dependence

I am a healthy woman in my 60's and I am struggling with anxiety. I have found great relief taking small amounts (1 mg / day) of Lorezepam but am concerned about possibilities of addiction. Please advise, all input is good input. Thank you , Shelly ## Unless you are abusing such a medication and taking more than prescribed, you may become dependent upon it, but not usually addicted. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and irritability. How long have you been taking it? Are you on any other medications? ## It is the withdrawal factor that is so frightening. Your doctor will warn you addiction and overlook withdrawal. People over the age of 60 should always be careful with any of the benzodiazepines as they're not me...

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Mylan 2.5mg Lorazepam? Real or fake?

It’s a long story but traveling and needed medication for my anxiety. Have been off Lorazepam for a while but ended up in a situation where I needed to go local for some medication. Ended up with Mylan 2.5mg tabs. They came in a blister pack and seem labeled correctly. Also came in the original Mylan box. All seems okay but being from the US I’m accustomed to seeing the imprint. These have none. Only a score down the middle and white. Needless to say, I’m holding off on taking them. Not looking for a “fix”, looking for medication. First, I didn’t know and can’t find much documentation on Mylab creating a 2.5mg version. At least the website doesn’t mention it. The pack it came in lists the exp date to be in 2020 so it’s not old. The s...

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Effects Of Larpose

i'm taking larpose 1mg for the past 15 years. i;m 80 years old lady and weight is 41 kg. i want to stop taking the medicine and i would like to know the side effects of larpose. and withdrawl can i stop gradually or how do i go about ie. also there is dryness in the mouth, throat and nostril when i get up in the morning since a few months, could it be because of side effects of this medicine ## Please stop this gradually. Stay away from this. This causes sleep apnea, respiratory depression, irritability, muscle weakness due to which you may fall and have a fracture. Start reducing the dosage immediately. ## What is Larpose prescribed for? ## Larpose is a brand of Lorazepam manufactured by Cipla in India. Lorazepam is an anticonvulsant used to relieve the symptoms of anxiety and seiz...

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633

I have a small round white pill. It has 633 on one side and on the other has a symbol that looks like a ribbon. Any help would be appreciated. ## small white pill 633 one side - looks like moon other side ## 633 on one side - round white - with the "moon" as you call it is more like "half moon" or a letter C; I think the drug is lorazepam - what do you think? ## That moon marking is the logo for Actavis Inc. and they list this tablet as containing 10mgs of Lovastatin, which is most commonly used to help lower cholesterol. NDC: 45963-0633 The R that looked like a ribbon was their prior logo for this same medication. Inactive ingredients may include: Lactose Monohydrate Magnesium Stearate Cellulose, Microcrystalline Starch, Corn Butylated Hydroxyanisole Is there anything e...

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Is Bencoprim the same as Lorazepam?

Is bencoprim the same as lorazepam? My Tucson doctor gave me a prescription for lorazepam 16 yrs ago and i went to Nogales, Mexico and asked for lorazepam and they sold me bencoprim and said it was the same as lorazepam. Is this correct? ## Hello, Jayne! How are you? Actually no, Bencoprim is listed as containing Cyclobenzaprine, which is a muscle relaxant, better know under the U.S. trade name Flexeril. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have been taking Ativan (1mg) for 15 yrs. 2 months ago, I had a delivery problem with Express-Scripts. Went to my Dr. to get a perscription for Ativan that I could fill locally. The Dr. showed me a form from Express Scripts showing how muc...

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Actavis Pharmaceuticals Lorazepam

I have been taking Lorazepam for over a year to help me sleep and as needed. I take .5 mg, have had no problems at all, now Target tells me they now get it from somewhere else. I always stay with the same company if it works. Always have problems when they change.. Can you tell me who still carries this from Actavis and where to get it filled? Thank you!! ## Hello Mary, Unfortunately, no. Nobody will be able to accurately tell you which pharmacy in your area carries which brand of a product, in fact most pharmacies won't tell you if they carry the product unless you are there in person with a signed prescription for that medication. The reason for this is that the pharmacies protect themselves from theft by not providing people with information on what drug they carry and which bran...

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LOOKING FOR LORAZEPAM THAT IS EXACTLY LIKE WATSON BRAND

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...

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Tiny sky blue pill with gp 19

Hi. I found this sky blue pill split in half with GP on one half and 19 on the other half. It's oval shaped but kind of rectangle shaped with rounded edges. It's a very small pill? PLEASE, I NEED TO KNOW WHAT IT IS ASAP. THANKS. ## Yes, I found one too. Sounds like the same pill. I need to know what it is. ## Did you find out what it was? I've found one today. It sounds identical. ## It's a 1mg lorazepam from genus pharmaceuticals. ## Hi, I've been on genus pharmaceutical's 1 mg Lorazepam for nearly two years now. I don't drink, smoke or anything and am a pretty much a single mother with an incredibly hectic home life. My two children are 8 & 10, nearly 9 & 11. My son can be very challenging and our life can be difficult, for what I'm seeking help...

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Lorazepam treatment discontinuation

Why would doctors stop writting a prescription of Lorazepam, which has worked for over 20 years for a patient who has panic disorder, because the patient is now too old at 70? Any input is appreciated. ## Hello Yusho, This NIH Article briefly explains why your doctors are choosing to stop your prescription. In a nut shell the medication works fine but studies have shown that older patients are more likely to experience adverse side effects. Some of these side effects can be life threatening which is why the NIH and FDA strongly suggest ceasing prescribing the medication as the patient ages. I hope this helps. Please reply if you have any further questions or have additional information to add.

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Mp 61 Rounded Oblong Pink Tablets Single Score

MP61 pink tablets, oblong, rounded: LORAZEPAM 2.5mg made by Metwest Pharmaceuticals. Possibly the best lorazepam I ever had! ## It's a strange one isn't it, as the same company makes the 1mg Lorazepam too and they are probably one of the worst I've experimented with. I'd buy the 2.5 mg in a heartbeat but avoid the white round 1mg ones. ## I had MP/61 pink 2.5 mg pills and I took my doses in a 5 hr period. I think they are Lorazepam. They are not really that euphoric, but 2 days later, and everything while I was on the medication is forgotten.

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Excellium, Cardinal Health or Mylan Lorazepam?

I used to take Qualitest lorazepam but it was discontinued. I had to switch but Watson / Actavis does not work and causes side effects. Most pharmacies carry Actavis. My local Walgreens carries Sandoz which is similar to Watson. Another local pharmacy carries Mylan or cardinal health. Anyone tried Cardinal health or Mylan lorazepam and worked ok? Where can I get excellium lorazepam 1mg? I called 30 pharmacies in my area but none deal with it. I heard excellium lorazepam works well. ## The main issue here is that this is a potentially addictive substance, according to FDA warnings. Thus, most pharmacies are not going to give you an honest answer, because they don't know if someone calling is a legitimate patient with a need, or a possible drug seeker that might want to rob them. The ...

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Sandoz Ativan

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...

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photos of lorazepam

Please show me photos of a round pink pill with the markings M 32. ## A round, pink tablet with M over 32 is manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 50mgs of Metoprolol, which is used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. You can view an image and description here 0378-0032. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Is it good for anxiety I would like to know this to substance control

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