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what is the lethal dosage of lorazepam

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
35 years experience Psychiatry
YES: Ativan (lorazepam) comes in .5mg 1mg 2 mg and can be given as an injection or iv.
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Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Ativan Dosage: Ativan is a medication for Treatment of Anxiety. Dosage of Ativan depends upon severity of Anxiety. For severe Anxiety, dose can be 1mg three times a ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ativan: Doses can range from 1 to 10 mg per day (in divided doses). I would not personally ever put a patient on a dose as high as 10 mg per day and I work h ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Search online: Sorry but i'm not about to tell you how much medication to take to kill yourself or someone else. You can find that out by searching elsewhere online. ... Read More
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Dr. Aaron Ament
58 years experience Psychiatry
WHY?: If either you or someone you know wants an answer to that, i'm concerned that either someone is contemplating a fatal dose as a suicide attempt or kno ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If you are having: thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services f ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It is a standard: Dose for many people. Be aware that it may cause sedation or impact reaction times.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Watch closely!: There is a common interaction of increased drowsiness and sedation. It can be a serious issue, so check w/ your provider to be sure it's not too high ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
38 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: The dosage fir any medication us dependent in the condition for which it is being treated as well as the condition of the person being treated. Sugges ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
58 years experience Psychiatry
NO: This is not likely to cause problems, but psychotherapy to help deal with the causes of anxiety is really more to the point than trying to control thi ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
No: If taken for anxiety on an infrequent, as needed basis under the close monitoring of a physician you would not be likely to develop health problems re ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
She needs help: Don't know her weight. Although this was not a lethal overdose this is VERY SERIOUS. Your friend needs emergency help now. The overdose she took is ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Only as high: as your physician prescribed.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
ITS safe,but you: may become more drowsy during the day, although you will sleep better at night. If drowsiness or fatigue a problem,discuss with your doctor.

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