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If you had had a paradoxical reaction to ativan (lorazepam) once. Is it guaranteed to happen again if taken or could it just be a one time thing?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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In brief: Paradoxical reaction

By "paradoxical reaction, " most doctors mean an activated and agitated (rather than calming) response to a medication like ativan (lorazepam).
If you've had it once, i would be very reluctant to expose you to it again.

In brief: Paradoxical reaction

By "paradoxical reaction, " most doctors mean an activated and agitated (rather than calming) response to a medication like ativan (lorazepam).
If you've had it once, i would be very reluctant to expose you to it again.
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