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I slept off and on last night, yesterday I had a horrible anxiety attack that lasted all day. Took .5 ativan (lorazepam) at 730 8pm and another at 3am. Could that be why I'm so tired? Heads full and heavy. Dizzy

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine
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In brief: Check with Doctor

Ativan (lorazepam) can make you tired and fatigued.
That is the kind of problem I want my patients to call me about so that I can help adjust the medication or reassure them. I would check with your doctor on that one.

In brief: Check with Doctor

Ativan (lorazepam) can make you tired and fatigued.
That is the kind of problem I want my patients to call me about so that I can help adjust the medication or reassure them. I would check with your doctor on that one.
Dr. Vance Harris
Dr. Vance Harris
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Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry
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In brief: High anxiety

Ativan (lorazepam) 1 mg last night, especially if not used to it, could be be part of your fatigue.
But main cause is likely lack of restful sleep and stress from severe anxiety. Do let prescribing doctor know about bad night/anxiety. There are more effective medications to block anxiety attacks. Consider therapy for relaxation strategies and insight. Hope this helps.

In brief: High anxiety

Ativan (lorazepam) 1 mg last night, especially if not used to it, could be be part of your fatigue.
But main cause is likely lack of restful sleep and stress from severe anxiety. Do let prescribing doctor know about bad night/anxiety. There are more effective medications to block anxiety attacks. Consider therapy for relaxation strategies and insight. Hope this helps.
Dr. Patricia Foster
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Dr. Beverly Dexter
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Insomnia and fatigue

People have different reactions to Ativan (lorazepam) and it can certainly make you feel tired and dizzy.
If you have chronic insomnia Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia is most recommended, but you should also see a psychologist expert in anxiety and sleep disorders.

In brief: Insomnia and fatigue

People have different reactions to Ativan (lorazepam) and it can certainly make you feel tired and dizzy.
If you have chronic insomnia Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia is most recommended, but you should also see a psychologist expert in anxiety and sleep disorders.
Dr. Beverly Dexter
Dr. Beverly Dexter
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