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Ativan Allergy In Children
Allergy definition: A true allergic reaction to Ativan or any medication (or food) involves either the development of hives or rash and/or difficulty breathing, throat constricting. Such reactions need to be treated with Benadryl or, in severe cases, epinephrine. Often people say they have an allergy when it's really an adverse reaction or intolerance. For Ativan, that might be dizziness or sedation or agitation ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Very rare: Allergic reactions to Ativan (lorazepam) and other benzodiazapines are quite rare. Hives or other skin eruptions sometimes occur, but seldom and may related to fillers in the tablet/capsule rather than to the medication itself. Side effects, especially at higher doses are more common and included drowsiness, slowed thinking, slurred speech--think effects of alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brief random pains in the back if head? I have allergies, am taking ativan and toprol (metoprolol) xl.
I'm enemic w/acid reflux & anxiety & allergies & fibro. How would you fix me. I'm more a naturalist but do take a couple.Ativan-omeprazol iron-clariti?
You have complex: Medical condition and your expectation is unique . I believe you need to have one regular physician that you need to see and follow up regularly . It would be inappropriate to give you specific recommendation with out evaluating you properly . Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can allergies cause elevated WBC of 12? It's been a rough season. On zyrtec singulair astelin nasonex (mometasone) and ativan for anxiety.
Can bioidentical progesterone, Biest, testosterone, Ativan, Prozac, allergy nasal sprays slow tracer from entering gallbladder during HIDA?
I took Luna children's sleep aid that contains 10mg of valerian and 0.2 melatonin. 3 hours later can I take .25 Ativan to help me sleep?
Yes, it is safe if: the Ativan has been prescribed by your doctor for episodic use. If you are having recurrent sleep issues, it is important to follow up with your doctor for further assessment as daily Ativan can be habit forming. Melatonin is a chemical made naturally by the body and it is safe to take up to 5 mg before bedtime. ...Read more
Wise Use of Ativan: I commend you for wanting to use Ativan wisely. Use Ativan for following symptoms if their intensity is 7 or more on a Scale of 10: • Excessive worrying and brooding • Mind racing • Restlessness • Difficulty in concentration • Irritability • Upsetness • Muscular tension •Physical symptoms due to Anxiety •Avoid Alcohol Dose, frequency and duration of Ativan should be monitored by your Psychiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wean off ativan (lorazepam): Ativan (lorazepam) is meant for short term use or occasional rescue use only. This is because people will develop tolerance and dependence on ativan (lorazepam). For persistent anxiety an long term anxiety controller medication should be used. Ativan (lorazepam) must be weaned off slowly to minimize withdrawal symptoms. ...Read more
Anxiety, Ativan: Accuretic for Blood pressure side effects may be- dizziness, headache, sleep problems, upset stomach, and diarrhea. • Anxiety can have similar symptoms. Let wise woman in you ask: • Stresses in life causing anxiety • Reasons to take Ativan 0.7m/day and Duration • Tolerance • Use of Alcohol Discuss with Psychiatrist • Medication benefits, side effects • Decrease dose • Therapy for stresses ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: This question is not specific enough, sorry. It all depends on what you and your doctor are seeking to treat, duration needed, and other variable that are specific to you. ...Read more
YES/NO: In general as dr. Nemerof explained, it is used for short term use. At our center we have been using it only for short term in acute stress, dentist, flight or other specific infrequent phobias, due to its short action and interdose withdrawal with consequent elevation of baseline anxiety, we have not been using it for generalized anxiety disorder /long term good luck and feel better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ativan Dependence: Let the Wise Person in you ask: •Reasons for taking Ativan or another Benzodiazepine •Tolerance •Habit forming •Withdrawal •Use of Alcohol •Stresses in life causing Anxiety See a Psychiatrist for: •Benefits and side effects •Tolerance and Habit forming of Ativan and Benzodiazepine •Therapy for stresses of life •Breathing Relaxation •Music Relaxation •Meditation •Visual Imagery of National Parks ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ativan (lorazepam) doses: Three milligrams of Ativan (lorazepam) is not a low dose, esp. for a 63 yo. If one takes that much Ativan (lorazepam) every day for at least one month, one could have some withdrawal symptoms when trying to stop. Ativan (lorazepam) can be and is addictive. There are other, safer treatments for insomnia. You should never take more than prescribed-NEVER. Having Ativan (lorazepam) without a prescription is a felony. Be very careful and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: You can take your medication. It's safe. ...Read more