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A 27-year-old female asked:

Can you take a 1mg ativan (lorazepam) on 90 mg of methadone ?

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Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Extremely risky: Combining the Ativan (lorazepam) and Methadone can potentially cause additive effects of sedation and respiratory depression. Both are considered central nervous system depressants. In severe cases it can cause death. Amounts that would cause toxicity vary between individuals due to differences in tolerability, age, and general medical condition. Recommend discussion with your doctor.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Not recommended: Methadone levels in your body might increase when mixed with Ativan (lorazepam). Always talk to your doctor about the pros and cons of your individual situation.
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How often take 1mg ativan (lorazepam) safetly?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Ativan (lorazepam): What does your prescription say? Ativan (lorazepam) is generally prescribed every 6 to 8 hours but you should take it as prescribed by your doctor!
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Last updated Apr 25, 2016

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