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does ativan make you lose weight

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Chronic use Ativan (lorazepam): While this is a very common story, it is not good medicine to be on daily or chronic use of benzodiazepines. Ativan (lorazepam) is in this class of dr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Either one: It can cause either weight loss or rare rapid weight gain according to www.Drugs.Com. Best wishes.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ativan (lorazepam): U need to talk to your prescribing doctor first before changing any medications.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
57 years experience Psychiatry
Haven't seen any: I've prescribed Ativan (lorazepam) for many years and weight has never come upas an issue. That doesn't mean it couldn't happen, but i haven't seen it ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Probable: safe, just less potent
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience Psychiatry
Incomplete: Your treatment is incomplete. There are other, effective medicines for anxiety. Return to your prescriber and says what is happening. You may then st ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Rare wt gain Ativan (lorazepam): Lorazepam if anything more commonly although not all that commonly causes weight loss. On those extremely rare occasions where it can cause weight gai ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It should be ok: If you have only two drinks like two glasses of wine or two beers, or two shots of spirits, half of it will be metabolised in 4 hours and more than 75 ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No relationship: Taking Ativan (lorazepam) "every once in a while" has no effect on one's weight. That means one's weight can go up or down, but will not be due to tak ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Dizzy: it can lose effectiveness , it may help a little with dizziness. The anti vert prescribed will help better with dizziness episodes.

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