A 58-year-old female asked:
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how likely is there to be any significant side effects in drinking a glass of wine 10 hours after taking .25 mg ativan (lorazepam)?

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
None: .25 mg is a very low dose & no interaction is anticipated after 10 hrs of taking wine.
Answered on May 1, 2020
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