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Doctor insights on: How Many Hours Should You Wait Aftet Taking 5mg Of Lorazepam

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Dr. James Hall
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Lorazepam (Definition)

A medication of some versatility, a benzodiazepam of brief duration, that can be employed to stop ongoing seizure activity, can be used to control anxiety, assist as a sleep aide, and employed by a ...Read more


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How many hours should I wait to drink after taking a .5 lorazepam?

How many hours should I wait to drink after taking a .5 lorazepam?

Lorazepam: Lorazepam could stay in your system for up to 2.5 days. One way to find out if Lorazepam is in you system is to do a drug screen for benzodiazepine (but that is not practical). Your question is challenging. The best way is to talk to your doctor becuase it is important to understand why you use lorazepam, and why you want to drink alcohol. ...Read more

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I take .5mg of lorazepam as needed, i take 2-3 times a week, i know that i cannot drink alcohol while on it, how long do I have to wait between the 2?

I take .5mg of lorazepam as needed, i take 2-3 times a week, i know that i cannot drink alcohol while on it, how long do I have to wait between the 2?

See below: Ideally, you should not be drinking alcohol if you have an anxiety disorder or taking lorazepam. If you really only take it as needed, to be safe, you should not drink any alcohol on the days you take the Lorazepam (so 24 hours). ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to take lorazepam 1mg when i took Aleve 220mg ?

How long do I have to wait to take lorazepam 1mg when i took Aleve 220mg ?

At the same time: There is no need to wait. These are two completely different medications without interactions. Contact your pharmacist for more information. ...Read more

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If i take hydrocodine 10.325 and flexiral 10 mg for back pain how long should I wait to take lorazepam .5 mg for anxeity as needed?

If i take hydrocodine 10.325 and flexiral 10 mg for back pain how long should I wait to take lorazepam .5 mg for anxeity as needed?

We've answered this : This was the same questions you asked an hour ago. Two doctors have answered your question. Taking all three drugs together is not recommended nor is it safe. You need to contact your doctor immediately, if you feel you must take them all together. The side effects are huge! contact your doctor now. ...Read more

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How long must I wait to switch from diazepam to lorazepam or can I take both?

How long must I wait to switch from diazepam to lorazepam or can I take both?

Dosage & other meds?: Usually you could switch immediately, If you were taking large doses and other meds were involved there should be a careful plan that takes everything into account. Diazepam is longer acting than lorazepam so that would have to be taken into consideration for the smoothest transition. ...Read more