Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
183 Doctors are Online

Why am I feeling anxious of getting cold?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2012
Answered : 3614 Questions
I am feeling quite anxious about getting acold as i have so much on my plate for the next few days a friend of mine gave me an ativan and i am thinking of taking it --thoughts
Posted Sat, 8 Feb 2014 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan 47 minutes later
Brief Answer: Lorazepam for cold? Not at all. for anxiety a psyc Detailed Answer: Good Day Mr XXXX! Thank you for asking. I am Dr S Khan and i would like to help you with your anxiety for a simple cold. Mr XXXXXXX i want you to know that Cold is very innocuous thing and simple treatment of decongestion with some hot beverages would suffice. Now Ativan on other hand is an anxiety drug containing lorazepam which should never be used by just the simple recommendation of a friend. If you think you need some anxiety relief as i can understand with age of 61 and alot on the plate needs some back up relief so yes you have the right to remain anxiety free but this is not the way. Seeking help of a psychiatrist and getting examined with therapy session followed by a constant touch would be a better option. SO my advice, Say no to Ativan unless Recommended by a psychiatrist and not a friend. Hope Mr XXXXXXX this answer finds you in good health. Take some very good care of yourself and please close the discussion and rate the answer as per your experience. Regards Dr S Khan
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Doctor Now

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor