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can i take dayquil and lorazepam

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Schneider
33 years experience Psychiatry
Probably safe: Dayquil does have psychoactive medications in it. It does not however, have sedating medications in it which would be the concern when mixing Lorazep ... Read More
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Dr. Seth Kunen
45 years experience Clinical Psychology
Probably: But, it would be a good idea to be careful about driving, working with dangerous equipment, knives, etc.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Ativan (lorazepam): As prescribed, and along with counseling, yes.
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Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Ativan Indications: For following symptoms of Anxiety, it is OK to take Ativan- • excessive worrying • Mind racing • Difficulty in concentration • Irritability • Upsetnes ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ativan: Only if specifically prescribed for you. I try to avoid prescribing Ativan for long-term use in patients.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Irwin
26 years experience Psychiatry
Caution together: Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine which has many uses. Caution should be exercised when used with nyquil or any liquid that contains alcohol because both ... Read More
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Dr. Jane Steiner
43 years experience Psychiatry
You can, but...: You may have a lot of trouble waking up in the morning. I assume you would take nyquil at night like it is intended, and often Lorazepam is taken at n ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Carefully: Ativan (lorazepam) is a valium derivative that is used for anxiety, tension, and for seizures. The side effect is sleepiness. Low doses are usually ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: No interactions were found between ativan (lorazepam) & ibuprofen using a drug interaction checker. That does not mean the a reaction isn't possi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
34 years experience Psychiatry
It depends...: On what you were using it for and what dose you were on. If you were using it for insomnia, you might find that you are sleeping better even after ju ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Ativan (lorazepam): What does your prescription say? Ativan (lorazepam) is generally prescribed every 6 to 8 hours but you should take it as prescribed by your doctor!
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
Lorazepam: Is anti anxiety medication, some people take it at bed time and it help them sleep also . Discuss this with u physician.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
As above : Although both r sedative the dose is small and my answer is yes u can.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Very high dose: 5 mg of Ativan (lorazepam) is a very high dose, and may not be safe to use twice a day. It could be if your doctor prescribed it, and you've develope ... Read More

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