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Is it ok to take ativan (lorazepam) before an exam? Will it cause drowsiness?

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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

If you are overly nervous, it is possible that taking Ativan (lorazepam) could calm you down and improve your performance.
However, too much could impair your performance.

In brief: Maybe

If you are overly nervous, it is possible that taking Ativan (lorazepam) could calm you down and improve your performance.
However, too much could impair your performance.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Depends on whether u took it before, at what dose, & if that dose made u drowsy.

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Depends on whether u took it before, at what dose, & if that dose made u drowsy.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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