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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
Is there a difference in IV ativan (lorazepam) and oral ativan (lorazepam)? I've gotten ativan (lorazepam) IV and didn't get nausea but worried that taking the oral will.
Should not have : Any difference in side effects.Get a more detailed answer ›
Constant nausea. Take 0.5mg Xanax (alprazolam) at night only for 10 years for tmj. Could the Xanax (alprazolam) be causing my unexplained nausea? Should i switch to ativan?
Not the Xanax (alprazolam) : Very complex question! 1st the xanax (alprazolam) is only treating the symptoms of your tmd, not the cause. Since xanax (alprazolam) is anxiolytic & helps, the cause of the tmd most likely is related to anxiety. Unresolved internal anxiety v. Often leads to bruxism. This can lead to spasms of the jaw muscles from overwork. 2nd, taking xanax (alprazolam) for that long v. Bad. Call office of dr. Gordon christiansen near u and fix the tmd. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My stomach also became a little nauseas. Are these possible side effects of the ativan (lorazepam)?
Took 2mg Ativan (lorazepam) after couple of weeks of not taking it. Nausea, shakiness, hallucinations (like objects swirling), vertigo-type spins. What's wrong?
Low GB ejf 20%, 0 stones, occas pain & nausea. If transdermal bioidentical progesterone/estrogen is stopped, how much could ejf go up? Ativan (lorazepam) effect?
Dec 12 started ativan .75 mg 4x day for intestinal seizures. Aciphex (rabeprazole) 20 mg 2x day (4 yrs). Gerd/nausea suddenly have become worse (2-3 weeks) ?
Recheck with doctors: One should recheck with her primary care, gi, and neurology doctors. Gerd is a common problem, and happens in millions of people without the rare condition of intestinal seizures. The primary + GI doctors can check on the gerd and its treatment, whether or not they are part of the int. Seizure problem. A neurologist can check on the seizures and/or make adjustments to seizure medication if needed. ...Read more
Why are zofran, ativan and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) the main three drugs used for nausea and vomiting on pediatric oncology?
They work well...: Every patient is different with respect to the best combination of anti-nausea medicines that works for them. We tailor an anti-nausea regimen based on the patient and what chemotherapy they are receiving. There are other medications that can be added to the ones you mentioned, as well as acupressure and acupuncture (applied safely) that can help patients. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can gastritis cause bad stomach pain, severe nausea & vomitting? Unable to keep food down x2 we on Q6hr Zofran (ondansetron) & Ativan. EGD today showed gastritis
Yes, but...: Yes, it can cause bad stomach pain, nausea and vomiting, but I've never seen cases with severe nausea and vomiting. Perhaps there is more going on like pancreatitis? How does your labwork look? I'm glad you have a GI specialist who hopefully and probably took a biopsy with the EGD. Poor you. I hope the zofran and ativan are working. Are you sure there is no bowel obstruction. How long on Simponi (golimumab)? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
OD on 20 0.5mg Ativan (lorazepam) pills, now feeling sleepy and want to sleep all day respiratory distress during sleep weak and loss of balance nausea ER? 911?
Yes..: Either call 911 or have someone drive you to the closest ER ASAP for treatment. ...Read more