Ativan

Active Ingredient(s): Lorazepam
FDA Approved: * September 30, 1977
Pharm Company: * BIOVAIL
Category: Anxiety

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



Ativan Overview

Lorazepam, sold under the brand name Ativan among others, is a benzodiazepine medication.[3] It is used to treat anxiety disorders, trouble sleeping, active seizures including status epilepticus, alcohol withdrawal, and chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.[3] It is also used during surgery to interfere with memory formation and to sedate those who are being mechanically ventilated.[3][7] While it can be used for severe agita...

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pur-bloca side effects, also combination with ativan?

I have taken Pur-Bloka previously, with not much luck. Being a bridesmaid at my sister's wedding, having bipolar2 stabelised, I experience my emotions grabbing hold. (I did not want to be so anxious that I faint, or have an attack! in the aistle ) My Pshyciatrist was unavailable to provide me with a calming aid, so i saw one of her collegues. She prescribed Pur-Bloka. As she instructed, i took one tab 2hrs before the weddingand only became more worked and experienced such hot flashes! Ok, long story short. I have had alot of stress at work and my job is encreadably demanding. too many things came at me, and this afternoon i had the worst attack. I emmediately took a 40mg Pur-Bloka. I felabsolutely no difference, undrstanding that they do take a while. My mom arrived 10-15min later w...

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round white pill wyeth

scored on one side and has wyeth on the other about the size of a reg 2mg ativan but has no other numbers or imprints ,what could it be , thanks ## I have small orange round pills with "wyeth" across one side and a single score line across the other. They are 2mg Ativan ## A round, white tablet with just the imprint WYETH is listed as being a 1mg Mazanor tablet, which is used as a stimulant, and to aid in weight loss. NDC: 00008-0071 Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, nervousness, anxiety, anorexia, and insomnia. I do not have any information on the other tablet that has been mentioned. Does anyone recognize it?

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What Colors do 2mg Liquid Ativan come in?

I am trying to find out if what i have, is what i think it is, but i am not sure what color liquid lorazepam comes in. If someone could help me by answering, id be so grateful. ty ## Just because it may be a particular color doesn't mean it's Ativan/Lorazepam, so it still wouldn't likely be safe to try using it, because there are many other things that it could be. Learn more Ativan details here. There is no color coding for injectable liquids, so they can be whatever color the manufacturer feels like making them, or not have any, if they so choose. Most are clear, or may have a slight yellow tint to avoid the use of dyes that some people may be allergic to. Just from a quick browse online, the ones I am seeing images of are all clear liquids, but as I said, that doesn't...

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small brown/orange pill with a 10 on one side

I have a small brown or dark orange pill that has what looks like a 10 on one side. I'm told it's ativan, but I'm just not sure. ## This tablet actually contains 10mgs of Citalopram, the active ingredient in Celexa, it is an SSRI antidepressant. NDC: 13668-0009 Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, weight changes, and mood changes. Is there anything I can help with?

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C18 round white score on other side

found at grandmothers house after she died some pills in a bottle with nothing on it C18 round white score on other side that is all that is on it ## I haven't been able to find any listings for a tablet with this marking. That leads me to suspect that it's most likely an over the counter product, of some type, since they aren't required to list their imprints with the FDA. I'll keep searching and post back, when I know anything. Does anyone else recognize these tablets? ## Thank you tons it helps I guess but thank you for looking that is nice of you to help people Angie ## ativan from south africa (lorazepam) ## Ativan-Lorazepam belongs to the group ~Benzodiazepams~ used to treat anxiety. Highly addictive and can result in heart attacks ## It is lorazepam made by aspen ...

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Sacramento doctors who prescribe Benzos?

I have been taking Ativan for anxiety and my doctor is going to stop prescribing them. He said that nationwide doctors are no longer prescribing benzodiazepines. I don’t know how to find a doctor who will and I know calling doctors wouldn’t be a good idea. Hope someone in Northern California can suggest someone.

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Pain management termination due to Dr prescribed benzodiazepine

I have acute anxiety/panic attacks. My pain mgmnt Dr used to prescribe Ativan along with hydrocodone up till 2016 as their new policy prohibited it. Family Dr then prescribed my Ativan till the opioid crisis hit with the DEA, etc telling Dr's basically how to treat their patients. After several referrals to Psych Dr's within the same hospital as pain mgmnt, they said they could not prescribe it, that it had to be pain mgmnt. Each said other Dr had to. Anyway, found a decent Psych who after in depth appointments, past history, prescribed Ativan for me in June 2019. Went to my scheduled pain mgmnt appt July 3, 2019, and was dropped because I now take a legally obtained benzodiazepine and their policy is "One or the other, you choose". So I chose to be able to function in p...

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How does Ativan help depression?

I am currently experiencing anxiety and sever depression and anhedonia. So far I've found that Ativan seems to relieve the depression, but not really the anxiety.(I feel kind of eurphoric on .5mg for a few hours.) I'm having strange reactions to benzos right now, with my condition seemingly being caused by clonazepam. My question is that are there any dedicated antidepressents (preferably used as an augment for nortriptyline) that influence depression-related chemicals in the brain in a similar way as Ativan? I think I saw somewhere that Ativan affects GABA.

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Sandoz Vs Watson Ativan

my patient tells me that Sandoz 0.5mg Ativan works for him and Watson Ativan 0.5mg does not. it makes him feel hazy. ## Hi, Joseph! What many people, even those in the medical profession aren't aware of, is that there are some differences between generic medications. The FDA actually allows them to fluctuate from the name brand in the amount of the active ingredient by as much as plus or minus 20%. (This is under the Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984, if you'd like to research it for reference.) The FDA considers that fluctuation amount to be therapeutically insignificant, and for most people it is. However, what happens is that generic manufacturers aren't required to measure against each other, only against the amount that was in the original name brand. Most people still never not...

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ativan lower blood pressure

Does ativan / lorazepam lower blood pressure at 1 mg tab? I am starting new bp meds that haven't kicked in yet. I was weaning off ativan but felt pressure was a bit high so I took a whole 1 mg for the first time in a week. I was down to 1 1/2 for the whole day. The ER gave me 2 mg to lower my blood pressure and it worked but I don't want to take 2. Will 1 reduce it some? ## ativan lowered my blood pressure really fast to where I almost kicked off with only 1 mg of this crazy medication I thought clonazepam was bad , but lorazepam take's the cake... Back to Clonazepam for me ... screw ativan = lorazepam... ## Wow, that is a very unusual reaction. In response to the original question, yes it can help to lower blood pressure. As a matter of fact, it is sometimes used for those ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

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

NDC Database Records for Ativan: (22 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0187-0063 Ativan 0.5 mg Oral Tablet by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
  • 0187-0064 Ativan 1 mg Oral Tablet by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
  • 0187-0065 Ativan 2 mg Oral Tablet by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
  • 0641-6000 Ativan 2 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp.
  • 0641-6001 Ativan 2 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp.
  • 0641-6002 Ativan 4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp.
  • 0641-6003 Ativan 4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp.
  • 16590-813 Ativan 1 mg Oral Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 16590-937 Ativan 0.5 mg Oral Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 50090-0192 Ativan 1 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54569-0927 Ativan 1 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 55154-4209 Ativan 1 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 60977-112 Ativan 2 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • 60977-113 Ativan 4 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • 60977-116 Ativan 2 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • 64455-063 Ativan 0.5 mg Oral Tablet by Bta Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 64455-064 Ativan 1 mg Oral Tablet by Bta Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 64455-065 Ativan 2 mg Oral Tablet by Bta Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 65084-463 Ativan 1 mg Oral Tablet by Rxpak Division of Mckesson Corporation
  • 68682-303 Ativan .5 mg Oral Tablet by Oceanside Pharmaceuticals
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Other drugs which contain Lorazepam or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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Ativan (Lorazepam) Side Effects
Could someone please tell me if Ativan can cause glazing look in the eyes? ## Absolutely, it is a Benzodiapine, the same... 10 replies
Ativan Shape And Color
what is the color of ativan 1mg ## The way a pill looks is entirely up to the whit and whim of the company making it, so... 7 replies
Ativan Vs Xanax
If Xanax and Ativan are both benzodiazapines, why did the Ativan work to relieve anxiety without causing depression but ... 6 replies
ativan 1mg
little white pill persribed for nerves ## I am taking a half of a 1 mg Ativan pill for sleeping. Can this small amount b... 5 replies
ativant
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 hel... 4 replies
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I've been on 1mg Ativan for at least 15 years that I take at night before bed. I tried to quit a couple of years ago... 3 replies
ativan 2 mg, 4 times a day
Can someone go immediately from 2mg of Ativan four times a day to Klonopin 3 times a day without horrible withdrawal? ##... 3 replies
Ativan withdrawl
Here is my story been on ativan since December was taking it to help with chemotheraphy nasuea and vomiting was taking .... 3 replies




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