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Dosage of ativan for anxiety

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Dr. Ashok Kumar MD

I went to the er and was prescribed 1/2 to 1 mg ativan every 8 hours for anxiety . Can I take 1 ... to switch to paxil . Since this seems to have a delayed kick in, can I continue the ativan at night ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.    Muhammad Sareer Khalil MD

My mom took a Ativan sub lingual at 8:00 a.m. this morning for anxiety and she is still anxious it is 1 mg. how long should she wait before she can take another one? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Ashok Kumar MD

I am bipolar 2 and experiencing worsening anxiety . My dr just added .5mg Ativan q4 hours in addition to 1 mg Klonopin bid. Will adding the 0.5 mg of Ativan really make a difference ? The... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Kathy Robinson MD

Hi, at times I have travel anxiety . I find melatonin and other herbs like Chamomile generally ... make me feel down the next day, I was wondering if Ativan might be a better choice. Which one stays ... View answer

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Dr.   Muhammed Aslam MD

I have been taking .25mg of Ativan twice daily for anxiety . How long is it okay to take in this dosage and how is it best to taper off? Will there be any side affects when I quit taking this... View answer

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Dr.  Rohit Kothari MD

I have a prescription for Ativan my label got wet and I don t know the milligram the markings on the pill are Watson 241 then underneath a 1.My 16 year old son is having bad anxiety due to some personal ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rohit Kothari ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.   Munish Sood MD

, but the ativan doesnt curb my anxiety. I know all about the resp depression. I dont abuse suboxone nor do I abuse ativan. I have taken xanax in the past and it has worked way better at the same... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Munish Sood ( Ayurveda Specialist)
Dr.  Soujanya MD

My 78 yr old aunt was prescribed Ativan for anxiety. (She recently lost her husband of 50 years) . She is taking .5 mg as needed (that is, when she is particularly feeling anxious) but never more than ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Soujanya ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Matthias Nerbomann MD

I am currently taking Ativan. The prescribed dosage is 2mg up to 3 times daily. I have been .... The Ativan is taken to treat General Anxiety disorder as well as Obsessive Compulsive Diroder and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Matthias Nerbomann ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Ivan R. Rommstein MD

I take generic form of Ativan. I have taken this medication for 25 years and never increased dosage but my doctor decided to cut me off cold turkey. I go sometimes 2 days without sleep. My anxiety has ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein ( General Surgeon)

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Dr.  Divakara MD

Ativan can cause this pressure. Ask your psychiatrist to change it to something else.

Dr. Muhammed Aslam MD

Hello dear, welcome to HCM forum. Thanks for posting to us. Anti anxiety agents acts by controlling over activity of neurotransmission in our brain. So some sedation is caused by almost all agents. Different...

Niraj Modi MD

Check your blood pressure and then take tablet. Keep yourself cool and calm do regular exercise, yoga, pranayama. Hut thanks and take care.