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A 40-year-old member asked:

is it bad to take ativan (lorazepam) .5 mg daily for anxiety long term?

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Dr. Richard Levenson
Clinical Psychology 32 years experience
Ativan (lorazepam): No, if you have been prescribed it appropriately. Research shows that medicine plus psychotherapy are better together than either alone, so you might want to consider talk therapy as well if you are not already involved.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2015

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