Lorazepam

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.[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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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?

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Have you tried Leading Pharma or Teva Lorazepam?

Some people say it is less effective or has no effect due to less active ingredients, causing some side effects or reaction to someone. Some recommend Teva but some say it is not good. However, I can't get Teva as there is no pharmacy to dispense it in my area. I tried other brands after Qualitest was discontinued, but did not find any that work. ## It really varies from person to person, so there is not specific best pill that you can be told about. The FDA warns that Lorazepam carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as dizziness, headache, nausea, mood changes, and irritability. What are the markings on the tablets you are currently taking? Can you please post back and clarify, so I can research more details for you? ## Leading Pharma lorazepam is...

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Is Mylan Lorazepam Discontinued?

My pharmacy told me that they can't buy mylan any more and they do not know if it is discontinued or not. Since Qualitest lorazepam was discontinued, Mylan is the only lorazepam that works (less effective than Qualitest) but works with less side effects than others (Watson, leading pharma, actavis: don't work causing serious side effects). Any alternatives, or another generic lorazepam that works ok? Lorazepam is the only sedative that works for me for anxiety and stiffness due to side effects of levothyroxine. Other medicine such as clonazepam, alprazolam (xanax), cymbalta, zoloft, lexapro, etc do not work. ## I don't know about lorazepam being discontinued but I was told by two representatives the they are discontinuing clonazepam and I'm devastated. Mylan is the only ...

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leading pharma 2mg lorazepam

I am really confused with everyone posts about the leading brand lorazepam I take 2mg and have been on lorazepam generic form for 25 years I've taken every single kind from Watson to now leading it looks like the sugary taste is everyone's problem here such bad reviews about this company is obserred they are no different than any other generic lorazepam they work the same the only difference in this pill is that it's inactive ingredient contains potassium and that's why the pill taste like sugar but my point here is that if are a longtime user of benzos you people would have all ended up withdrawing and possibly seizing if the pill really didn't contain the main ingredient and the er doctor would have been the first to report this pharmacy if your illness had anythin...

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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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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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how can i tell if i am taking a sugar pill

Lorazepam/2 mg/round white/ 2 / EP 906. it tastes like sugar and doesn't seem to be helping ## i have been taking lorazepam for several years and got a new script from a differnt pharmicy and i havent felt the same since i have started to remember my dreams and having panic attacts since i started this new script also they almost disolve instantly and taste sweet i feel like i am not on any meds now so i dont know if the pills are real. any help would be greatful thankyou ## I've been taking Lorazepam for about a year, just recently I started just putting it under my tongue it melts quickly and it is sweet but it's always been like that since I've taking them and it does what it's supposed to for me. ## The taste is actually irrelevant and doesn't mean anything, ...

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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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Inactive ingredients of Qualitest or Leading Pharma Lorazepam

What are the inactive ingredients of Qualitest lorazepam or Leading Pharma lorazepam? Does anybody know? It seems that its formula might have been changed because I feel 1mg is less effect than before or does not work. I used to take Ativan 1mg before abroad and one month from Kaiser in the U.S. but they gave me refill as generic lorazepam (Qualitest). I felt 50-60% effectiveness compared to Ativan(brand lorazepam). I can't take Watson lorazepam as it does not work for me causing side effects (rapid heart beats, sweating, anxiety, dehydration). Qualitest has less side effect (less dehydrated than Ativan) I did not have physical dependence on Ativan for long time and quit too. But this generic lorazepam is getting less effective over a few months. Also my pharmacy had changed Qualite...

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Lorazepam - Need to find a brand like Watson (not Actavis)

Help!!!! I've loved the Watson brand of Lorazepam. I just take a small amount and it eases my anxiety. HOWEVER, Actavis bought Watson and (trust me) the product is no longer effective. OMG. So frustrating. Does anyone know of a manufacturer that makes a Lorazepam comparable to Watson's? ## My lorazepam have Watson 541 stamped on them. ## I am curious as well, it seems like generic medications no longer hold standards. I have had a hard time finding a good generic Adderall IR. I’ve called every local pharmacy and even requested to order “what most people’s advice will be” and I can’t find one to do that for me. But if I could help any whatsoever I’d google independent pharmacy’s locally and call and simply tell them your new generic isn...

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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 Lorazepam: (356 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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Lorazepam with same fillers as MYLAN
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Lorazepam made by Sandoz who carries it I have been put on Watson and do not feel well
I was told that Sandoz was not available, must there must be some pharmacy that carries it... ## good luck, i think once... 10 replies
Lorazepam and benzo dependence
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Lorazepam use
Hi, I've been taking lorazepam 0.5 mg once a day for 16yrs. Now my doctor wants me to wean off it, but I'm havin... 6 replies
Lorazepam by ranbaxy
Does sun pharma carry 1mg lorazepam made by ranbaxy or another maker I have been taking the ranbaxy brand for 20 yrs and... 6 replies
lorazepam 0.5mg
roud white pill ## I have been taking Lorazepam .5 mg to helpme sleep at night from Watson Pharm. 60 pills for $21.XX. N... 5 replies
lorazepam generic for ativan
Does this 2 mg lorazepam manufactured by Watson and the same pill manufactured by Qualitest have the same inactive ingre... 5 replies
Lorazepam 2mg Wyeth India
round orange tablets taste seet and soft but i need 3x 2mg to even feel anything I have been taking lorazepam for 6 wks ... 5 replies
lorazepam 1 mg tablet myl
take 1 tablet by mouth 3 times a day as needed for pain ## is this drug narcotic ## They are not for pain, for anxiety a... 5 replies
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 ... 5 replies




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