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How long should I wait to drink after taking .5 mg of ativan (lorazepam)? 24 hours?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Ativan (lorazepam) & alcohol

Ativan (lorazepam) will stay in your system for about 8 hours.
The sedative effect of alcohol adds to the effect of the ativan (lorazepam). I would recommend avoiding alcohol for 6-8 hours after a dose and avoid driving.

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam) & alcohol

Ativan (lorazepam) will stay in your system for about 8 hours.
The sedative effect of alcohol adds to the effect of the ativan (lorazepam). I would recommend avoiding alcohol for 6-8 hours after a dose and avoid driving.
Dr. Colin Kerr
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Ativan (lorazepam) usually lasts 4-6 hours, after that drinking in moderation is ok, assuming u r not intending to get drunk, as that causes need for more ativan (lorazepam).

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Ativan (lorazepam) usually lasts 4-6 hours, after that drinking in moderation is ok, assuming u r not intending to get drunk, as that causes need for more ativan (lorazepam).
Dr. Alan Ali
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