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What is ativan used for

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Dr. Matt Wachsman MD

I was given 2mg of Ativan to withdraw from alcohol, and it doesn't seem to be affecting me at all. I am 6'4' tall and weith 265 lbs. Would it be ok for me to use 4mg at a time. I only have a three ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Matt Wachsman ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr.   Rishu Saxena MD

because my eyes were blurry and felt my heart pounding harder. I took Ativan under the tongue and tried ... of the time it is controlled and have blood pressure and take 6mg of coversyl everyday. I used ... View answer

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Dr. Preeti Parakh MD

and 1 mg pm today is the 4 day. Should I switch to diazepam or continue with Ativan. What are advantages ... ) , was treated with clonazepan 0.25 mg nocte for 4 weeks to control seizures. I started tapering... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Preeti Parakh ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Ashok Kumar MD

have an anxiety disorder, used to be another disorder----with other drs. WHY am I not allowed to remember my husband & MY thoughts of what we went through together--after his diagnosis of Colon Cancer ... View answer

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Dr.   Alexander H. Sheppe MD

and withdrawal. What is your suggestion? Should I continue to take the Ativan at bedtime until my next ... and fear. I passed out during a BM and had what appeared to my wife to be a seizure . I have... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe ( Psychiatrist)

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Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

with psychiatrist and prescribed mediclne so called ZOLFRESH 10mg - ATIVAN - LIBOTRYPE DS . I been using ... in future or how safe is this medicine ? If I stop taking this medication What are the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale MD

How do you use Ativan while getting off klonipin? My husband was on it for 2.4 years at an ending dose of 0.5mg every night. Our psych doc took him off 4 weeks ago and told him to Ativan 1mg twice ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Vandana Patidar MD

on Wellbutrin and upped it to 300mg extended release and also added Ativan ( up to 3 a day if needed.)It helps some but the anger/ crying spells last more days than when I first started Humira. I was using... View answer

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Dr. Shyam B. Kale MD

Dr. Sheppe; I finished withdrawing from Ativan in August of this year after 24 years of taking it. Now I am having secondary insomnia issues. Could this be a side effect and if so what do I do about it ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shyam B. Kale ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Bruno Mascarenhas MD

Hi. I have a question regarding medications that I can t find online. I was given Ativan injections when I was 3 months old by a hospital intern without my mother s knowledge or consent. My mother has ... View answer

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Dr. Raju A.T MD

Hello, thanks for your post. The question that you posted can't be answered by a medical doctor in its current form with no good details. Please try and give us duration of the symptoms, what improves and...

Dr. Karen Steinberg MD

Ativan may reduce anxiety associated with opiate withdrawal, and act as a muscle spasm reducer, so in that sense may be helpful. However, Ativan itself is an addictive drug, and has its own withdrawal...