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Not blaming any doc but just asking if lorazapam should be prescribed on any first visit unless obvious anxiety disorder with some history of patient.

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Really: Hard to say. Depends on if old records were available, if patient fill records were looked up in a data base? Lots of variables . With pith these tolls, i wouldn't , but with them and past use, yes.
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Depends: Caution should be given when prescribing controlled substances at initial visits.

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Last updated Apr 20, 2014

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