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Can I take percocet and ativan (lorazepam) at the same time?

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Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

However, they are both sedating, so the combination increases the risk of CNS depression (impaired concentration, alertness, sharp thinking, etc) and motor function (driving, coordination, etc).
At high doses, respiration (breathing) can be impaired. It's a risky combination, but not out of the question.

In brief: Yes

However, they are both sedating, so the combination increases the risk of CNS depression (impaired concentration, alertness, sharp thinking, etc) and motor function (driving, coordination, etc).
At high doses, respiration (breathing) can be impaired. It's a risky combination, but not out of the question.
Dr. Steven Reidbord
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Dr. Ester Kwok
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Generally no

Percocet and Ativan (lorazepam) are both respiratory suppressants.
Generally, people should not take them at the same time. However if one is terminally ill, then any medication for comfort is ok. The best one to answer this question is your doctor, who knows your individual medical history.

In brief: Generally no

Percocet and Ativan (lorazepam) are both respiratory suppressants.
Generally, people should not take them at the same time. However if one is terminally ill, then any medication for comfort is ok. The best one to answer this question is your doctor, who knows your individual medical history.
Dr. Ester Kwok
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Ativan (lorazepam) is for anxiety, Percocet for pain.
Taking both at same time causes more sedation.

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Ativan (lorazepam) is for anxiety, Percocet for pain.
Taking both at same time causes more sedation.
Dr. Alan Ali
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