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Can I take percocet and ativan at the same time

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: However, they are both sedating, so the combination increases the risk of CNS depression (impaired concentration, alertness, sharp thinking, etc) and ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
In : In short a few explanations; #1 your test gave a false negative result (possible but not very common) #2. The urine or blood was not yours (lab error, ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Talk with doctor: The combination of opiates (Percocet) and benzodiazepines (Ativan) can depress respiratory function and be a problem. They are frequently used togeth ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Percocet : Percocet is a narcotic (opiate class) pain medication made up of a combination of oxycodone and Acetaminophen (tylenol). It would show up in a drug t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Yes: The combination of these medications can cause increased sedation. Take with caution but generally safe.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Lamictal: The switch should be safe. No significant interactions with Neurontin (gabapentin) or the others.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Withdrawals : Almost flu like symptoms with muscle ache ,nausea with vomiting , sometimes diarrhea. Loss of appetite , feelings of weakness and apathy , sometimes s ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience Psychiatry
Use caution: Percocet is a narcotic pain med and Ativan is a benzodiazepine. They are both sedating drugs that can cause drowsiness, impaired coordination, slowed ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Yes but cautiously: Combining an opiate (percocet) with a benzodiazepine (ativan) can be fatal. Make sure that you are under a doctors care who is familiar with both of t ... Read More
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