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Hudson, OH
A 31-year-old male asked:

My dr switched me from valium to ativan. is taking lorazepam the next day with diazepam metabolites in system dangerous, or just mild additive effect?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Not dangerous: nor "additive ...what is a PROBLEM is that these are very addictive medications! Hope this is helpful DrZ
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