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Anxiety ridden. Can take lorazepam and verapimil while flying to calm down?

I take 120mg of verapamil/day for A-fib, and 81mg of asprin. I normally only A-fib about once every 6 months or so, but just had to fly across country as my son had a massive stroke and I have been A-fibbing now for 2 days and even doubled up the verapamil but it didn t seem to help. I have an overnight flight tonight in a out 5hours. When I get back tomorrow morning I will see my cardiologist . so I am pretty anxiety ridden right now in addition to the a-fibbing and would like to take a lorazepam along with my second verapamil for my redeye flight tonight. Would it be ok to take 5 or 10 mg of lorazepam with a 120mg verapimil for the flight to calm me down a bit?
Asked On : Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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Hi,you can take verapamil your usual dose along with lorazepam.just space the timing with both the drugs,take lorazepam few hours after you have taken verapamil.Also if its a long haul flight make sure you don't remain static in your seat,walk down the aisle of aircraft every hourly or so to prevent blood stasis in your limbs.Take care and happy journey and wishing your son a speedy recovery and good health.
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