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Port Arthur, TX
A 26-year-old female asked:

Is it ok to take ativan (lorazepam) in place of my klonopin/xanax until i can get my regular prescription filled?i hope you can see all the meds i take on here...

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Call your doctor : I see that you're on xanax (alprazolam), (alprazolam) but i don't see Klonopin or ativan. I suggest contacting the physician prescribing your medications and asking him/her about this. Ativan may cover in a pinch, but may not be exactly equivalent to xanax (alprazolam).
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