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Signs of ativan (lorazepam) allergy vs side effects?
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Very rare
Allergic reactions to Ativan (lorazepam) and other benzodiazapines are quite rare.
Hives or other skin eruptions sometimes occur, but seldom and may related to fillers in the tablet/capsule rather than to the medication itself. Side effects, especially at higher doses are more common and included drowsiness, slowed thinking, slurred speech--think effects of alcohol.

In brief: Very rare
Allergic reactions to Ativan (lorazepam) and other benzodiazapines are quite rare.
Hives or other skin eruptions sometimes occur, but seldom and may related to fillers in the tablet/capsule rather than to the medication itself. Side effects, especially at higher doses are more common and included drowsiness, slowed thinking, slurred speech--think effects of alcohol.
Dr. Glen Elliott
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)
Allergy shows thru rash but is uncommon.
Side effect is mostly sedation, confusion, lack of concentration, and is dose-dependent.

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)
Allergy shows thru rash but is uncommon.
Side effect is mostly sedation, confusion, lack of concentration, and is dose-dependent.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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