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Lorazepam and its side effects - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   HI
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User :   Is 2mg Lorazepam a good tablet for Panic attacks and how many hours does it last for, and does it cause much drowsiness
Doctor :  
Lorazepam is a drug under the class of hynotics.
Doctor :   hence this hypnotism is used for the treatment of severe panic attacks.
Doctor :  
It can also cause side effects.
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The effects can include drowsiness which can last for over 8 to 12 hours.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   yes, so it lasts for 8 to 12 hours
Doctor :   Yes, the effects can last for that much.
User :   so what the dr recommended is good
Doctor :  
Its effects may be altered if there are other drugs usage.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
Doctor :   Are you there?

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