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A 21-year-old male asked:

I took .5mg of ativan (lorazepam) at 8am today. is it safe for me to drink alcohol tomorrow night around 9pm?

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Dr. Gene Tekmyster
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 13 years experience
Should be ok: Ativan (lorazepam) has a very short half life. This means it's out of your system and has no effect after a few hours. That being said, at 20, it is illegal for you to drink alcohol as the drinking age is 21.

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Last updated Oct 1, 2016

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