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Can I take ativan (lorazepam) before work?

Can I take ativan (lorazepam) before work?

Carefully: Ativan (lorazepam) is a valium derivative that is used for anxiety, tension, and for seizures. The side effect is sleepiness. Low doses are usually well tolerated and will relax you and allow usual function. Higher doses will put you to sleep. Understand why you are using it. Balance the benefit to the side effects. ...Read more

Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

A bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more


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Does ativan (lorazepam) help Labyrinthitis?

Does ativan (lorazepam) help Labyrinthitis?

No: Ativan (lorazepam) is a benzodiazepine that give you a sensation you are drunk. With labrynthitis you feel dizziness, so theoretically the ativan (lorazepam) can make your labrynthitis worse. ...Read more

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Can I take gaviscon with zantac and ativan?

Can I take gaviscon with zantac and ativan?

Anxiety, GERD, Ulcer: Ativan is for Anxiety. Zantac is to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and hyperacidity. Gaviscon is for acid indigestion and heartburn. Due to possible tolerance with Ativan and lack of improvement, Discuss with Psychiatrist: •Diagnosis of Anxiety •Tolerance with Ativan •Therapy for stresses in your life •Medication •Breathing Relaxation •Visual Imagery of National Parks •Meditation. ...Read more

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Can i take ativan (lorazepam) with tramadol?

Can i take ativan (lorazepam) with tramadol?

only: Only if your dr prescribed it this way. They may potentiate side effects; you should consult your dr before. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Can Prozac (fluoxetine) be taken with ativan?

Can Prozac (fluoxetine) be taken with ativan?

Yes. : Yes. If you're using them for an anxiety-related disorder (gad, ptsd, panic disorder, etc.) the Prozac (fluoxetine) is generally used daily to improve your mood ; whereas Ativan is a short-acting medicine meant to be taken as needed for acute situations - 'panic attacks.'. ...Read more

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Can you combine ativan and remeron (mirtazapine)?

Can you combine ativan and remeron (mirtazapine)?

Yes: Ativan (lorazepam) is a benzodiazepine tranquilizer, and Remeron (mirtazapine) (mirtazepine) is a sedating snri antidepressant. The combination can lead to excess sedation, especially when taken in high doses. But in most cases it's tolerated well. ...Read more

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Can taking ativan (lorazepam) harm my unborn baby?

Can taking ativan (lorazepam) harm my unborn baby?

Ativan (lorazepam): Benzodiazepines are classified as Category D pregnancy medications, which means there have been risks but the benefits may outweigh the risks. Please discuss with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Is ativan (lorazepam) also used as a pain reliever?

Is ativan (lorazepam) also used as a pain reliever?

No: No Ativan (lorazepam) is a sedative, tranquilizer, anti anxiety medication used for breakthrough anxiety as needed. It is not approved to treat pain. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Ativan 0.5mg with Flexeril 10mg?

Is it safe to take Ativan 0.5mg with Flexeril 10mg?

NotSafeIncreseSedati: Taking Ativan and Flexeril may increase side effects like dizziness,drowsiness,confusion,and difficulty concentrating especially in the elderlyThey may also have impairment in thinking,judgment and motor coordination ...Read more

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Does ativan (lorazepam) make you a bit hyperactive?

Does ativan (lorazepam) make you a bit hyperactive?

Possibly,not likely: Ativan (lorazepam), (lorazepam) being a benzodiazepine, could cause disinhibition in a manner akin to what occurs in alcohol intoxication and this could lead to hyperactivity and impulsivity. If you taking Ativan (lorazepam) that is prescribed, i would consider describing your side effects to the prescribing physician. If you using Ativan (lorazepam) recreationally, i would stop doing so as this could be dangerous. ...Read more

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Can I take ativan and atarax (hydroxyzine) together?

Can I take ativan and atarax (hydroxyzine) together?

Not adviseable : You can, but i wouldn't advise it. Taking 2 sedating medications at the same time is never a good idea. ...Read more

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Can I take ativan and atarax (hydroxyzine) together?

Can I take ativan and atarax (hydroxyzine) together?

Caution....: Please keep in mind that taking medications that cause drowsiness, such as Ativan, a benzodiazepine, and Atarax, (hydroxyzine) an antihistiamine, can exacerbate the drowsiness and can lead to sedation. These side effects impair one's ability to execute functions such as driving or operating machinery. Recommending discussing with your doctor first and getting clearance. Hope this is helpful. All the best. ...Read more

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What is more addictive, Xanax (alprazolam) or ativan?

What is more addictive, Xanax (alprazolam) or ativan?

Both: Both medications can be addictive. Xanax (alprazolam) acts quickly which is why it is desired by most people. Ativan acts relatively quickly as well but not as immediate as xanax (alprazolam). Both medications can be addicting and should only be taken as needed or as advised by your physician. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ativan (lorazepam) with tamoxifen?

Is it safe to take ativan (lorazepam) with tamoxifen?

Call doctor: This is better addressed by your medical oncologist and your pharmacist. It also depends on your other medications. ...Read more

Dr. Jane Steiner
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Ativan (Definition)

Ativan (lorazepam) is a medication used to treat a person with anxiety or anxiety related to depression. Lorazepam is a type of medication called a benzodiazepine. It slows the activity in a person's brain, so he is ...Read more