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i've been taking ativan (lorazepam) occasionally for anxiety for a month. just .5mg. can you drink 12 hours after taking oneone?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No: Would wait 90 hours before etoh use.
Dr. Eric Hastriter
Pediatric Neurology 19 years experience
Ativan (lorazepam): You can drink if you are of legal age. Do not mix the two. Treat the anxiety so that you don't have to take the Ativan (lorazepam). See a specialist, do relaxation exercises, a great website is dawnbuse.com it is free and has relaxation techniques that can benefit you so that you don't have to rely on Ativan (lorazepam). Hope this helps.

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