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what is lorazepam 05 mg used for

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Lorazepam: Is a short acting benzodiazepine, which is a class of medications to treat anxiety. However, it is also used for insomnia, for chemotherapy related n ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
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Discuss with DR: Half a milligram of Lorazepam is adequate for many patients. I recommend discussing dosage with your prescribing medical provider if you are consideri ... Read More
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Dr. Laura Anissian
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Try before!: Make sure you try the medicine before. Lorazepam is sedating and you will want to be focused and not groggy. You may want to ask for a beta blocker wh ... Read More
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Dr. Esther Poza-juncal
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Up to you: The medication does not "go bad" or change and become dangerous. It does lose some of its potency. The official recommendation is to safely dispose ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
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Personal: this drug is prescribed to a patient in person with a customized dose for a specific indication and shouldn't be shared, instructions are written on ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
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Hard to say: Some people may need just 10 mg, others 100 mg up to 2x daily. Do note that cardiovascular warning has been issued by the FDA related to hydroxyzine ... Read More
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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
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Benzo: 0.5 mg xanax=15 mg of temazepam. Xanax (alprazolam) is short acting with half life of 6-20 hours, but temazepam is medium acting half life of 10-20 ho ... Read More
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Dr. Jura Adams
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Xanax (alprazolam): This is a faitly high dose.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
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Talk to your doctor: before using this combo. Combining Buspar (buspirone) and Prozac can increase the risk of a rare but serious condition called serotonin syndrome. Bus ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Camacho
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Drug testing: Depends on the type of test used and how soon after taking the drug you are tested.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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It looks like: clonazepam is your only psychiatric medication. I try to treat with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI's) or buspar (buspirone). I try to us ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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By it self: Yes. The drug level as well as CBC and LFT should be monitored periodically. Discuss other medications you are taking with prescriber and the possible ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
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Balanced combo: It is a safe combination mental/mood disorders. The only interaction is xanax (alprazolam) increases and Ritalin decreases sedation and drowsiness. Ho ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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It is a standard: Dose for many people. Be aware that it may cause sedation or impact reaction times.
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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Depends: Klonopin (clonazepam) is prescribed mainly for anxiety, some mood disorder symptoms and for seizures. The dose range is generally lower to treat anxie ... Read More
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Lorazepam: The reason has to be severity of anxiety and sedation required.The range is 1-10 mg in divided dosage. Most people are maintained at 1-3 mg per day in ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
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Effective for what?: Asking about fatal dosage is fastest way for us to tell you to go to ER 4 care Sorry but you'll need to ask your prescribing doc how much more you can ... Read More
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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ONLY as prescribed: Never increase a Rx w/o the Dr's advice - especially not a psych medication and xanax is very risky since the end game (coming off) can be rough! More ... Read More
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
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Makes no sense: they are both similar drugs. It is highly unlikely a doctor prescribed both at the same time. This implies, multiple prescribers. so, no.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
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Ramipril: Usual adult dose for hbp is 2.5 mg. Once a day initially. Maximum 20 mg. Per day. Optimum dose & frequency of use is best determined by your doctor.
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Safe: Valium tends to cause relaxation and diminution of anxiety. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might cause some degree of sleepiness. Taken together might e ... Read More
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No: Neurontin (gabapentin) is good for neuritic pain. However, it has also been used for seizures. Topamax (topiramate) is primarily for seizures but is ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
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Klonopin (clonazepam): Not sure if u r taking Klonopin (clonazepam) for anxiety or sleep, on regular or as needed basis, but best advise is to take minimum effective dose & ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
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Not at all: In fact this is a rather low dose, but sometimes it is better to start of with low doses and titrate up to make sure you tolerate the medication. Reme ... Read More
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