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Can i take ativan (lorazepam) and ibrophen ?

4 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: No interactions were found between ativan (lorazepam) & ibuprofen using a drug interaction checker. That does not mean the a reaction isn't possible.
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
? spell: Ibuprofen: I am going to assume you mean ibuprofen which is an OTC anti-inflammatory and pain med. It is ok with Ativan (lorazepam) which is for anxiety.
Dr. Jeremy Spencer
15 years experience
Safe: as long as you are taking your prescribed doses, ibuprofen and ativan (lorazepam) do not have any major dangerous interactions.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Ativan/Ibrophen: Added sedation is expected. Review with your doctor.

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