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Does ativan (lorazepam) help calm you down? Have anxiety but also get angry very quickly, will this help for the anger/rage aswell?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Only temporary relief of symptoms (bandaid effect).
Your doctor needs to work with u on exploring the cause and treating that.

In brief: Ativan (lorazepam)

Only temporary relief of symptoms (bandaid effect).
Your doctor needs to work with u on exploring the cause and treating that.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Marvin Miller
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not the best

Long term management of anxiety is more possible with one of the ssri meds like zoloft or lexapro (escitalopram).
Ativan can help when used occasionally (not daily) in emergency situations. A good goal for Ativan might be no more than 2-3 x/week.

In brief: Not the best

Long term management of anxiety is more possible with one of the ssri meds like zoloft or lexapro (escitalopram).
Ativan can help when used occasionally (not daily) in emergency situations. A good goal for Ativan might be no more than 2-3 x/week.
Dr. Marvin Miller
Dr. Marvin Miller
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