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, severe agitation, 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] It is also used, al...

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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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round white pill scored on one side

Found white round pill with EP on one side and scored. Blank on the other side. No numbers. Anyone know what it is? ## Hi Kelly, Is the score line on the same side as "EP"? I only ask because there are at least a handful of other white round pills marked with "EP" sitting over top of a score line on one side and blank on the back. They're reportedly made by a company called Excellium Pharmaceuticals (hence the EP). However, the only discrepancy I've noticed is that these other pills also have a (3 digit) set of numbers underneath the score line. I just wonder if your numbers could've been rubbed off? - depending on its condition. Does anyone else here recognize this tablet? ## Lorazepam-used to treat anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, insomnia, multi pers...

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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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Larpose 1 for Alzhiemer's Patient

What actually is this medicine for? My father is an Alzhiemer's patient and doctor has prescribed this medicine. Can i get the detailed information about the medicine and how does it help an Alzhiemer's patient? ## What is the use of Larpose 1 Tablet? ## for how long this medicine need to be taken ?? ## Larpose 1mg contains Lorazepam which is an anti-anxiety drug. It is classified as a benzodiazepene.

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Is Actavis Lorazepam the same as Watson?

Most pharmacies sell watson or actavis lorazepam in my area (LA), but I had serious side effects with no calming effect from watson so I returned to Rite Aid after taking one tablet. I heard that watson was taken over by actavis and they are manufactured at the same factory and same medicine. I used to take qualitest and that worked great but was discontinued. I also tried Mylan which was ok but they are discontinuing as they said they don't have inventory and don't know when the last batch is released. Leading pharma does not work for me, causing serious side effects. I visited or called about 30 pharmacies in my area but they only deal with leading pharma, watson and actavis. So I have no option but to try actavis, but if it's the same as watson, I think I can't take i...

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Are Lorazepam from Aurobindo gluten free?

I hope you can help me please. I need to be gluten free, absolutely free of, and I need to know if the product Lorazepam 1mg tablets from Aurobindo are gluten free or not. Yes it is Medically Necessary, I have severe neurological reactions. Please, and thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. ## Hi Barbara - According to the DailyMed profile for this drug, it contains the following inactive ingredients: - Anhydrous Lactose - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Polacrilin Potassium National Drug Code: 13107-084 Shape: Round Color: White to off white Imprint: U33 It does not appear that the inactive ingredients listed are related to gluten-containing products. If you want to be 100% safe, you can call your pharmacist and read off those ingredients to them for ext...

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lorazepam term of effectiveness

Are the 18 month old 1 mg pills of lorazepam fully effective? Or likely to be? Thank you. ## Hello, Steph! How are you? Under normal storage conditions, they can only be guaranteed to be effective for one year from the date they were dispensed to you. After that, they being to lose effectiveness, though there have been no studies done to determine the percentages of efficacy lost after that. Once they are expired, it is best to dispose of them and see your doctor for a new prescription. This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thanks. what are the shapes and colors of the different strengths?

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White pill with EP 906

Round white tablets EP over 906 on one side, and the other side is the number 2. It is labeled as Lorazepam. ## Yes, it appears that you have Lorazepam 2 mg (NDC 0904-6009). Inactive Ingredients: - Anhydrous Lactose - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Polacrilin Potassium - Magnesium Stearate Lorazepam has relatively potent anxiolytic effects and its best known indication is the short-term management of severe chronic anxiety. Ref: DailyMed ## Whats the strengh difference alprazolam 0.25. And lorazapam 2 mg.? Is one more strong or are they the same? ## I have a tablet with ep 906 on one side and 2 on the other. It is supposed to be Alprazolam but has a sweet taste to it. Can someone confirm? I've never had one taste like that.

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Qualitest Lorazepam Is Discontinued - Any Alternatives?

I was advised by Par Pharmaceutical that Qualitest lorazepam 1mg had been discontinued and no longer distributed. Is this true? Qualitest lorazepam was the only sedative that works for me. Watson, Actavis causes serious side effects (panic attack, more anxiety, dehydration, asthma, heart pounding, can't sleep) with no effectiveness. (no calming effect) Ativan works but it's too expensive ($2500 for 30 ea lorazepam 1mg) and my insurance does not cover it and most pharmacies do not deal with brand Ativan and most insurance do not want to pay it. I heard leading pharma is not effective and some other manufacturers as they cut down 20% of inactive ingredients. I called 30 pharmacies and most of them carry Actavis or leading while Walgreens carry Sandoz and CVS carry Greenland and on...

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Aurobindo Lorazepam

Has anyone taken this generic brand of Lorazepam made by Aurobindo pharm? How does it work compared to other brands? ## I refuse all meds made by Aurobindo. I say I am allergic. Idk what they put in the fake adderall they sell but it makes me feel awful so I will go without before I will accept them. ## Following. The only brands I ever tried were leading and watson. Would love to see what other brands are out there ## Idk about the benzos - Mallinckrodt adderall is really weak, but at least it doesn't give me slamming headaches and nausea. I have to take twice as much though. And I am a lightweight. I used to like Watson meds but I never see them anymore. ## I also refuse all drugs manufactured by Aurobindo. ## I usually find them at CVS and Rite Aid. Anywhere else I should avoid? ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Lorazepam
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 1mg, 2mg, 3mg
  • 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: (371 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-3532 Lorazepam 2 mg/ml Oral Solution, Concentrate by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0093-3427 Lorazepam 2 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, 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.
  • 351 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Lorazepam or a similar ingredient: (4 results)

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Lorazepam 0.5mg Switched to Generic
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Lorazepam 2mg Wyeth India
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