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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Wrong place to ask: State medical boards require an established patient relationship, retrievable records & a recent evaluation with vital signs to prescribe many of ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Buspar (buspirone) side effects: Call your physician and stop the Buspar (buspirone) until a substitution is made.
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Dr. Alfredo Soto
26 years experience Psychiatry
Tell him/her: This could mean that your anxiety is worse or a side effect of the medication. You need to let your doctor know as soon as possible.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
IBS not celiac sprue: Gut symptoms of pain, diarrhea/constipation with gliadin IgA sounds like celiac sprue-confirm diagnosis with bowel biopsy. Rx is dietary exclusion of ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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For what condition: Please give us a little more information. Otherwise you can look it up on wikipedia.Com and simply type in Ativan (lorazepam) if general information ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Benzo: Ativan is a benzodiazepine drug. It is also known generically as lorazepam. It has many uses including; to decrease anxiety, prevent seizures, rela ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): Both are benzos sedatives/anxiolytics. Ativan is shorter-acting than xanax (alprazolam).
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Ativan (lorazepam): can be used to managed status epilepticus (uncontrolled back to back seizures in the hospital setting) One must be prepared to intubate the person rec ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Ativan: Please ask the physician who is ordering the test. Good Luck
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Borookhim
25 years experience Geriatrics
Ativan (lorazepam) is used for: Symptoms of anxiety. It is not used for depression per say. It is an anxiolytic. Ativan (lorazepam) is relatively rapid acting and often can be abused ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cheryl Villamor-Nierva
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: Ativan (lorazepam) is a benzodiazepine that give you a sensation you are drunk. With labrynthitis you feel dizziness, so theoretically the ativan (lor ... Read More

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