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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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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Can I take ativan (lorazepam) while breastfeeding?

Can I take ativan (lorazepam) while breastfeeding?

Moderately safe: Lorazepam has been looked at in a few studies and appears to cross into the breast milk in insignificant quantity. (2.9% of maternal dose) there are cautions to observe for infant sedation but it is unllikely. See medications and mothers'milk, hale, 14ed.2010. ...Read more

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Can I take 1mg ativan (lorazepam) bid while breastfeeding?

Can I take 1mg ativan (lorazepam) bid while breastfeeding?

Safe at regular dose: This medication is considered safe at regular dose levels although some caution to monitor baby for sedation. It appears little if any med appears in the bm. ...Read more

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Is 1mg sublingual ativan (lorazepam) safe to take while breastfeeding I can't seem to find much info online. Thank you!

Is 1mg sublingual ativan (lorazepam) safe to take while breastfeeding I can't seem to find much info online. Thank you!

Yes, it should be: Lorazepam has low levels in breastmilk, a short half-life relative to many other benzodiazepines, and is safely administered directly to infants. Evidence from nursing mothers indicates that Lorazepam does not cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants with usual maternal dosages. No special precautions are required. Wwwdrugs. Com. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take ativan (lorazepam)?

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Is it okay to take ativan (lorazepam)?

Ativan (lorazepam): As prescribed, and along with counseling, yes. ...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 I take Zoloft (sertraline) and ativan together?

Can I take Zoloft (sertraline) and ativan together?

Yes: They are often used together for treatment of panic disorder or generalized anxiety disorder. ...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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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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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

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Is Ativan safe to take for people with myasthenia gravis?

Is Ativan safe to take for people with myasthenia gravis?

Please repost: Please be more specific: How much Ativan? How often? Is the case of myasthenia asymptomatic, mild, moderate or severe? What muscle groups are most affected? Benzodiazepines modulate GABA receptors. MG is a disease of acetylcholine receptors. There is no direct interference. Any effects would be indirect. ...Read more

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Can I take percocet and ativan (lorazepam) at the same time?

Can I take percocet and ativan (lorazepam) at the same time?

Yes: However, they are both sedating, so the combination increases the risk of CNS depression (impaired concentration, alertness, sharp thinking, etc) and motor function (driving, coordination, etc). At high doses, respiration (breathing) can be impaired. It's a risky combination, but not out of the question. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ferrous glutcinate with ativan (lorazepam)?

Is it safe to take ferrous glutcinate with ativan (lorazepam)?

Yes It Is Safe.: There are no known interactions between ferrous gluconate and Ativan (generic lorazepam). Make sure each of your physicians is aware of each medication or supplement that you are taking. ...Read more

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Should I take buspar morning and afternoon and ativan at night?

Should I take buspar morning and afternoon and ativan at night?

You should take it: As it was prescribed for you. Some people who use ativan once a day - take it at night because it can be sedating. Most people are able to take buspar at anytime of the day. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nyquil 4 hours after taking. 5 mg of ativan (lorazepam)?

No problem: No problem if your going to beds. Just don't take it and go out driving or operating machinery. ...Read more

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How long should you wait to take klonopin (clonazepam) after taking Ativan?

How long should you wait to take klonopin (clonazepam) after taking Ativan?

Switching meds: You can begin klonopin (clonazepam) the next day after discontinuing ativan. The half life of ativan is about 12-15 hours.
Please do not take both at the same time, of course. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take ativan (lorazepam) before an exam? Will it cause drowsiness?

Is it ok to take ativan (lorazepam) before an exam? Will it cause drowsiness?

Maybe: If you are overly nervous, it is possible that taking Ativan (lorazepam) could calm you down and improve your performance. However, too much could impair your performance. ...Read more

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Can I take trintelilx with abilify (aripiprazole) and 50mg of trazadon and ativan?

Can I take trintelilx with abilify (aripiprazole) and 50mg of trazadon and ativan?

See your doctor: I think you meant Brintellix. I recommend my patients to check for drug interactions on Drugs. Com. According to this tool, you may be at risk for Serotonin Syndrome with the combination of Trazodone and Brintellix. This is not absolute. Your doctor will need to monitor you closely. Talk to your doctor and learn the symptoms or side effects for which you need to watch. ...Read more

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Can I get addicted to ativan (lorazepam) if I take 2 mg daily for 10 days straight?

Can I get addicted to ativan (lorazepam) if I take 2 mg daily for 10 days straight?

For what reason?: Benzodiazepines do have a potential for dependence. The short term usage may not be of huge significance however. ...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