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Is ativan (lorazepam) safe to take with anti depressants (zoloft)?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Combination is safe as long as prescribed and monitored by a physician.

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Combination is safe as long as prescribed and monitored by a physician.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: If prescribed

If your doctor has prescribed Ativan along with your zoloft (sertraline), (sertraline) s/he will give you a particular dose and timing schedule.
This could be on a regular or as needed ("prn") basis. Used this way, Ativan and zoloft (sertraline) can be safe together. Sometimes Ativan can help anxiety temporarily, while getting onto zoloft (sertraline) for panic, etc.

In brief: If prescribed

If your doctor has prescribed Ativan along with your zoloft (sertraline), (sertraline) s/he will give you a particular dose and timing schedule.
This could be on a regular or as needed ("prn") basis. Used this way, Ativan and zoloft (sertraline) can be safe together. Sometimes Ativan can help anxiety temporarily, while getting onto zoloft (sertraline) for panic, etc.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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