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A 28-year-old female asked:

Is .5 or 1 mg ativan (lorazepam) ok for minor alcohol withdrawal symptoms? 8 standard drinks. last drink at 9pm last night. overall healthy female

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 23 years experience
This class of: This class of medications is used to prevent withdrawal symptoms from alcohol detoxification. However, it is one of the more addicting medications in this class. Detox should be medically supervised, contact a mental health professional.
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