A 19-year-old female asked:
Is it okay that i didn't taper off ativan (lorazepam) 1 mg/day? was on it for 2 weeks, having insomnia, tremors and anxiety. my doctor didn't mention tapering.
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Dr. Krishna Kumaranswered
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Ativan (lorazepam) effects: Ativan (lorazepam) is a medication for Anxiety. Insomnia, tremors and anxiety are not common side effects. Let Wise Woman within you Reflect: • Day by day in last 2 weeks, whether you had these symptoms • New Stressors-Relationships, separation, school, work, • Peer pressure to use Alcohol or Drugs in your life • See Psychiatrist for ? Diagnosis ? Decrease dose of Ativan (lorazepam) ? Therapy ? Relaxation
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Last updated May 15, 2016
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