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Ativan 2 Mg

If I have been taking Ativan 2mg 4 times per day for 8 years and it is obviously lost it's affectiveness, would changing to Xanax 2mg 4 times a day be the next step? Valium does not help at all. (Take Ativan for PTSD) I've worked in the medical field for 20 years and was not aware that Xanax came in a 2mg pill......seems like a lot!) ## No, it probably wouldn't make a difference, there is no dose conversion between the Lorazepam in the Ativan and the Alprazolam in the Xanax, they are considered equivalent to each other. There is, however, a 3mg extended release Xanax available. From other posts that have been made here, it seems that a lot of people that have grown tolerant to their current dosage have had success switching to the extended release. Some in the same dosage an... ...

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1 mg ativan

I AMA having a very painful procedure today can I take 3 or 4 ativan just before to help me though it. I'm 65 and mostly healthy ## Very dangerous. You should NEVER take 3 or 4 under any circumstances! ## Hello I am having knee surgery in a few days. Is it ok to take my Ativan prior to surgery? If so how much is safe. I normally take 2 mg twice a day... ...

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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 become addictive? ## Ativan contains the active ingredient Lorazepam, this is a Benzodiazepine and these can be highly addictive. However, if you are using it as prescribed, then what you are really going to have to deal with is dependence, rather than addiction. Dependence occurs when your body becomes used to and reliant upon some substance. This can happen with anything you ingest regularly, even a routine morning cup of orange juice. If you stop ingesting it, suddenly, they you will experience some withdrawal symptoms, but nothing as severe as if you were abusing the medication. Some of this medications most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness... ...

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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 hell are you? ## did you mean Ativan instead of Ativant? ## Ativan contains the active ingredient Lorazepam, this is a benzodiazepine, primarily used to treat nerve and anxiety disorders. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, weakness and dizziness. You can read more about this medication here: I have never used this medication, but side effects vary from person to person, so will experience many of them and some will not experience any, it is just the nature of drugs. Is there any other questions I can help you with? ...

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1 mg ativan split

1 mg Ativan IS OK TO SPLIT THE PILL CONCERNED ABOUT THE RAW EDGE BURNING MY STOMACH OR STOMACH LINING? IS IT SAFE TO SPLIT 1MG ATIVAN? ## Hello, Doodle! How are you? According to the FDA information, Ativan tablets are regular release formulations, so cutting or breaking one is safe to do, as long as your doctor approves. This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Do you regularly have stomach problems? This medication isn't known to be very harsh on the stomach, but they can all irritate to some degree, whether cut or left intact. ...

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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? ## What is the dosage of Klonopin that has been prescribed? It is stronger than Ativan and someone would need 4mgs of it to be equal to the 8mgs of Ativan. The FDA classifies these medications as benzodiazepines. They carry the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I take 6 mg Ativan a day , have done for years also 10mg Lexapro to combat depression , my question is I feel bad now its not the Ativan they just make me tired which is a great anxiety killer , the Lexapro may be the problem , I use it has a safety net against depression , sort of kill it befor... ...

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1 mg ativan vs. 1 mg xanax

I want to know which is stronger. The Ativan or Xanax? Which one lasts the longest? I have really bad anxiety so I wanted to know which one is better to take? ## Xanax is stronger than Ativan, it is actually twice as strong. You only need a half a milligram of it to equal each 1mg of the Ativan. The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, and irritability. However, the only way to know which one will work best for you is by trying them. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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25+ years on Ativan

I have been on Ativan for 25+ years name brand. I have no insurance and do not qualify for assistance. Does anyone know where I can get this at the best possible cost. It is now over $600 for 45 tablets. I have tried generic in the past, which did not work for me. Any suggestions on coming off or switching Rx's. I have tapered down to 1.5 from 3 mg per day. Still feel I need it to function normally. Help appreciated. ## Hi flowers, If you don't have insurance and are unable to qualify for any patient assistance programs, I would encourage you to look into Rx savings cards. MedsChat actually offers one that can save you anywhere from 15% to 75% off your prescription, potentially cutting the cost drastically. You can view more details about it on the following page: Rx Savings Car... ...

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Ativan and Norco

If I take 0.5 mgs of Ativan every night before bed, is it safe to take 5/325 hydrocodone-acetaminophen when I get my tooth pulled out? I'm scared I'll have breathing problems. ## Is the dentist and your doctor aware that you will be taking both? They do tend to cause depression of the central nervous system, according to FDA reports, so yes, there is a risk of your experiencing shallow breathing, lowered heart rate, and lowered blood pressure. It really depends on what is safe for you, and only a physician can advise you on that. If you are very sensitive to medications, it might be best for you to stop the Ativan, while taking the Norco. Have you had the tooth pulled, yet? If so, how are you doing? ...

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Jan 1st, I had a severe drug reaction in Las Vegas, had to go to the ER. The ER doc gave me Ativan IV. Then he sent me home on Ativan 1 mg, I was wondering when the pain would stop, also taking Cymbalta, Celexa, Darvocet, Tramadol, I started taking a half of Ativan 1mg a day, Ativan 1 mg before bedtime with my Cymbalta and I have been sleeping like a baby. It has controlled all my back pain and nerve pain down both legs and in both knee's. I am feeling good enought to take on the world. Try the Ativan with Cymbalta. It is a God's Blessing Thank you, Cinderella ## Taking the Cymbalt at bedtime with the Ativan does not keep y ou awake? They prescribed Trazadon for my sleep and told me to take Cymbalta in the a.m. boy, I am messed up but good. thanks ...

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1 Mg Ativan 10mg cyclobenzaprine

Hi there ,I am going for a Ultra Sound guided Breast Core Needle Biopsy tomorrow after noon. The doctor had prescribed me 2 tablets of Ativan at .5 mg each. I had taken two before, and nothing happened. There was no drowsiness, nothing. I am extremely terrified about tomorrow, and need something for pain and anxiety. Would it be safe to take the 2 tabs (1 mg) of Ativan before bed, and the cyclo at 10mg right before the procedure? ## I wouldn't change what you are taking before the procedure, without checking with your doctor. Some medications may not be safe to have in your system, along with any medications they may use, such as anesthetics. Have you talked to your doctor about it? ...

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Ativan / Lorazepam 1 mg for 2 weeks and stopped

Hello! I got a prescription from my psychiatrist for 1 mg of Lorazepam for 2 weeks, then to stop it. I took it religiously every day at random times (from 9 pm - 11 pm depending on whether I was available to drink it at the supposed 10pm). A bit of my background: Reasons for the prescription? - To help me sleep. I was sleeping less and less and had some awful palpitations of my left eyelid. I felt tired due to the lack of sleep. I’ve never had any serious trouble getting to sleep, I’d normally sleep from 10 pm to 5 or 6 am and was good to go. 4 weeks ago I started feeling anxiety; anyways I really understand how bad it gets but in my case it was not drastic. However, my sleeping time was being decreased from 12 am to 4 or 5 am. To someone who was used to a certain pattern I ... ...

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Tapering off Ativan

I have been tapering off of Ativan (name brand) 2 mg per day going on 8 days now. The cost is one big reason I decided to do so (now $700 for a one months supply) and also I would like to be set free from this. I have been on this medication for over 25+ years. Has anyone had success getting completely off of this medication? Do you recommend something else to replace it that would be a safer choice. I have had a severe panic/anxiety disorder for a long time. I used to take 3 mg, but felt almost normal lately on 2 mg....until the cost went up. I have tried cognitive behavioral therapy in the past. (The best part about it was just having someone to talk to about my anxiety/panic, etc). ## Hello, Flowers! How are you? Please don't do too rapid of a taper, because that creates the risk... ...

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Bad Generics/Ativan

I have been taking Sandoz 1 MG for last month and I felt terrible, on same starting last night and feel 100% better - any ideas as to what is going on? ## There can be slight fluctuations among generic medications. If there was a slight difference and you've been taking it for over a month now, it makes perfect sense, because that is about how long it would take for your body to adjust to the new dosage. Learn more Ativan details here. Are you normally sensitive to medications? Usually the people that are end up being those that have such reactions to these fluctuations. I am the same way. ...

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Ativan for sleeping

is ativan prescribed as a sleeping pill ## Ativan (Lorazepam) is used to treat anxiety disorders or anxiety associated with depression. It could also be prescribed for sleep disturbance, if you have trouble sleeping due to anxiety/worry, etc. You shouldn't have a problem obtaining a prescription for it if that's the case. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## I take 1 mg of lorazepam a night for sleep. Originally I ask for something for anxiety when my mom died. I guess I am a naturally high-strung person but I got a great nights sleep which worked wonders for me. ...

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Lethal Dose Of Ativan

How much ativan is lethal ## Hello, I am unaware of the lethal dose as that is dependent on weight, medical history, and other specifications. Below is some dosing information for Ativan (Lorazepam): The usual recommended adult dose is (2 mg) to (6 mg) per day divided into smaller doses. Dosages may vary from (1 mg) - (10 mg) daily. It is important that you follow the dosing regime that was prescribed by your doctor to ensure that you are taking an amount that won't be harmful to you. Do you have any more questions? ...

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Using Ativan for pain

Ativan has been used along with opiates for pain control in burn patients and people with injuries that require long term pain control for a long time in other countries. Sadly not so much in the U.S. because we fall behind in the pain control medical treatment. I am Trauma Surgeon from originally outside the U.S. and for the last 20 years we have been using this method of treatment. Ativan should never be taken at more than 2 mg PO unless you are in the hospital with constant medical supervision (BP monitor, O2 sat, ECG monitor, etc.) especially with opiates. I usually start at .5 to 1 mg depending on the weight of the patient and the tolerance build up. The reason being you can build up a tolerance to Ativan very quickly and it will do no good in the treatment of your pain in a very s... ...

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authenic Ativan pills

Ordered 2 mg Lorazepam, got Ativan small yellow pill. I used for sleep at night & they don't seem to work. What are they? ## Are there any markings on the tablets? Ativan is the name brand for Lorazepam, but I can't really confirm anything, without knowing more specifics. If you post back with this information, I will gladly check for you. ...

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risperdal with ativan

My psychiatrist prescribed me 1mg of Ativan as well as 2 mg of Risperdal. Everything that I've read says you shouldnt take them together. I took my Risperdal about an hour ago but I'm having panic attacks. is it safe to take the ativan? ## I took those 2 medications together for about 8 months and never had any problems. I was also taking Lamictal and Lexapro at the same time. I hope this helps! ## @Amanda, I just wanted to add that according to's drug interaction checker, there aren't any discrepancies/interactions listed between Risperdal and Ativan. So based off that, I don't see any reason why you wouldn't be able to take them together, unless instructed otherwise by your doctor. One thing to keep in mind though is that these medications do tend to af... ...

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ativan 1mg wanting to withdraw from drug

How to withdraw from 1 mg of ativan. I take 05 in am and 05 in pm. I started on 1.5 how long should I stay on the 05 and 05 just started that 2 days ago. ## Hello, Deb! How are you? A sudden cessation of this medication can create the risk of seizures, according to the NIH, so it would be safest to seek medical help with this, for your own safety. Other withdrawal effects may possibly include nausea, diarrhea, and anxiety. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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