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A 19-year-old male asked:

Prescribed 0.5mg lorazepam for 1 week, had absolutely no effect, no sedation or anti-anxiety effect. had diazepam while ago same proble, why not work?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Anxiety, G.E.R.D.: I understand your frustration. Thank you for informing about G.E.R.D, Acne, and H.Pylori EIA These symptoms are likely due to Anxiety due to stresses in life-relationships, separations, unresolved conflicts with parents, siblings; and use of Alcohol and Cocaine. Therapy with increase of dose of Lorazepam, Breathing Relaxation, Tai Chi will help. See Gastroenterologist for H. Pylori follow up.
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