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Will ativan help me sleep

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes, it is safe if: the Ativan has been prescribed by your doctor for episodic use. If you are having recurrent sleep issues, it is important to follow up with your doct... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. James Johnston
Neurology 37 years experience
No: Ativan (lorazepam) should not be mixed with alcohol as it can cause pronounced sedation and even breathing difficulties. Since you have only taken it... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Apprehension?: Most patients are on 20-30mg of lexapro (escitalopram) & it takes 2-3 weeks to start to work & about 6 to be fully effective. Some pts are slo... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Not safe.: Using Lorazepam that is ativan together with Hydrocodone that is norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) may increase side effects such as dizziness, d... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
It is sedating: & if anxiety was keeping your mind overstimulated, decreasing that may allow you to slow down enough to fall asleep.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
A few days: This stuff leaves one's system after just a few days. And if it was prescribed, it's not a problem.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
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.
A 40-year-old female asked:
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May be unwise: The 2 can interact and worsen each other's side effects. Not strictly a no but wisest to do that in consultation with your doctor who can supervise y... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Tucker
Addiction Medicine 19 years experience
Paradoxical response: This is not an uncommon phenomena. I would note your response to benzodiazepines, and not take them anymore. If you can't sleep tonight try a little ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
Dr. Donald Collinsanswered
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Probably not : All tranquilizers will relax you at first, but then the effect wears off if you continue to take them. They are best taken occasionally rather than r... Read More

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