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How high a dose of ativan (lorazepam) is .5 mg?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not high

Depends on what it is used for an frequency and person receiving the medication.
For sedation or pre procedure anxiolysis, higher doses are required

In brief: Not high

Depends on what it is used for an frequency and person receiving the medication.
For sedation or pre procedure anxiolysis, higher doses are required
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Quite Low Moderate

Anxiety fighting doses range from .
25 to 2mg. So, .5 is low - but not the lowest,

In brief: Quite Low Moderate

Anxiety fighting doses range from .
25 to 2mg. So, .5 is low - but not the lowest,
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Medium dose. Anything over 2mg. is high.

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Medium dose. Anything over 2mg. is high.
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