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taking too much ativan

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
45 years experience Child Psychiatry
0.5 mg Ativan is a: very low dose and taking it as needed every three weeks or so will not lead to addiction. If you have not yet developed/reviewed anxiety management st ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Ativan and alcohol: You should be safe as long as you don't overdo it with the drinks. Both ativan and alcohol are central nervous system depressants - you might not ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patty Crocker
30 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Why?: It is much healthier to treat anxiety without pharmaceuticals. Physical activity like walking or jogging, hobbies like knitting, reading, meditating ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loon-tzian Lo
Specializes in Psychiatry
It depends.: It depends what and if you have any medical condition that need Ativan (lorazepam) pharmacotherapy. You need to talk with your doctor about it.
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
16 years experience Family Medicine
Safe. : They are safe to take together but will make you groggy.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Ativan (lorazepam): Depends on your age, what other medications u r taking, and what the Ativan (lorazepam) is prescribed for. Usually, 0.5 mg. To 1mg.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: It's never "alright" to have a few beers. No ethical doctor will tell you otherwise. Will it kill you? How much Ativan was it and exactly how many ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Laipple
44 years experience Psychiatry
Sedation: And mental slowing, depending on the amount. Unless you're the pilot ... In which case you also feel panic as you lose control of your aircraft.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Magoun
26 years experience Family Medicine
Stopping Ativan (lorazepam): If you are able, you have to stop it slowly as there is a risk of seizure if you abruptly stop it. Try to gradually taper off. Go down one half millig ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
Withdrawal Rx: In most cases, Ativan (Lorazepam) withdrawal treatment is done over a long period of time and should be done under the care of a medical professional. ... Read More
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