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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

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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


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Can PMS be something serious?

Can PMS be something serious?

Could b: There was a successful homicide defense in england based on pms. ...Read more

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Is PMS real'?

Is PMS real'?

Pms: Symptoms are real, related in part to hormonal changes during that time of menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Pms pain help?

Pms pain help?

Advil, (ibuprofen) Heat, Pill: If you are experiencing uterine cramping around your menstrual cycle, you will probably find some relief with some analgesics, heat, or consider using the birth control pill. ...Read more

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Pms pain help?

Pms pain help?

PMS tips: There are a number of things you can help with cramps. Omega 3 fatty acid and magnesium supplementation can be beneficial. Avoid excessive sugar and low quality carbohydrate intake. Don’t add extra salt to your food and avoid processed foods containing extra salt. Reduce caffeine and alcohol use. Stay physically active. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of pms?

What are symptoms of pms?

PMS Sxs: I agree with dr. Thanapathy. Pms symptoms can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, bloating, cramps, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting and palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems with acne or hives. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of pms?

What are symptoms of pms?

PMS symptoms: Pms includes both physical and emotional symptoms in the 1-2 weeks before your menstrual period, and which go away when bleeding starts. These include: swollen, tender breasts; feeling tired; sleeping poorly; upset stomach; bloating; constipation/diarrhea; trouble w/concentration; headache or backaches; joint aches & pains; tension & irritability; depression; mood swings; crying spells, etc. ...Read more

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How is ativan (lorazepam)?

For what condition: Please give us a little more information. Otherwise you can look it up on wikipedia.Com and simply type in Ativan (lorazepam) if general information about the medication is all that you desire. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is ativan (lorazepam)?

What is ativan (lorazepam)?

A Mild Tranquilizer: Ativan (generic lorazepam) belongs to the benzodiazepine family of medications. Ativan when prescribed and taken appropriately can be used for the short-term relief of mild anxiety. It is addictive and has potential for abuse. Close monitoring is important. Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest interval. Other members of this family include valium, xanax, (alprazolam) and klonopin. ...Read more

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How is PMS distinguished from other conditions?

PMS: Symptoms occur around same time on multiple cycles and relief when mended start. ...Read more

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How to avoid pms?

Prevention: Try to stay hydrated and eat foods low in sodium to prevent bloating associated with pms. You could also eat foods that are rich in vitamin b6 (bananas and nuts) which helps to modulate hormones related to pms. Finally, exercise and stay active. Endorphins are released during physical activity which can also help relieve your symptoms when you do experience pms. ...Read more

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Could PMS be hormonal?

Could PMS be hormonal?

Yes: Generally, it is thought to start about 2 weeks prior to your period. It is a stage when Progesterone levels rise in your body. ...Read more

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Does the pill cure pms?

Does the pill cure pms?

It can help: Birth control pills can help reduce the symptoms of pms. Certain brands are designed to avoid monthly periods and these can be especially helpful. ...Read more

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Is there a "cure" for pms?

Probably Not: Like most things in medicine, we manage more than we cure. It is also true that some remedy that works for someone else may not work for you. General health principles like exercise & nutrition are a good start. After that talk to your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Is PMS before ovulation possible?

Same feelings: Symptoms and feelings like 'pms' are perfectly possible before ovulation, but by definition they would not be pms since they are pre-ovulatory. ...Read more

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Can i get pregant if i have pms?

PMS fertility: PMS does not decrease the chances for pregnancy. ...Read more

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What nutrients help decrease pms?

Low fat and sugar: A healthy diet that is low in fat, salt, and simple sugars is best. Moderate protein intake along with more complex carbohydrates are encouraged. Vitamin and mineral supplements have not been shown to be very effective. ...Read more

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Why do girls have to deal with pms?

Why do girls have to deal with pms?

NOT SURE WHAT U ASK?: Women have to deal with the possible symptoms of pms because our bodies experience cyclical hormonal changes that allow for the lining of the uterus to receive a fertilized egg. When this does not happen then the lining sheds. This hormonal shift can lead to mood changes to varying degrees of severity. The greek word for uterus is hystera. So you know where this is going right! : > ). ...Read more

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Can plan B mess up your PMS cycle?

Can plan B mess up your PMS cycle?

Yes: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

Pms (Definition)

Collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to the menstrual cycles. Common symptoms are irritability, tension & dysphoria, also insomnia, headaches, fatigue, mood swings, ...Read more