Ativan-Ativan-Lorazepam

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Ativan-Ativan-Lorazepam
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Ativan belongs to the drug category benzodiazepines. It is a sedative medicine used to treat anxiety. The medicine is also used in the treatment of insomnia, symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. The medicine is not preferably given for long term use. The active component lorazepam behaves as antidepressant, anti-panic agents and muscle relaxants.

Quantity Strength Price Unit Price
30 Pills Lorazepam 2mg $45.00 $1.50
60 Pills Lorazepam 2mg $85.00 $1.42
90 Pills Lorazepam 2mg $110.00 $1.22
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Overview of Ativan-lorazepam-2mg-tablets:

Ativan belongs to the drug category benzodiazepines. It is a sedative medicine used to treat anxiety. The medicine is also used in the treatment of insomnia, symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. The medicine is not preferably given for long term use. The active component lorazepam behaves as antidepressant, anti-panic agents and muscle relaxants.

Mechanism of action:

Ativan shows its therapeutic action by enhancing the activity of a neurotransmitter gamma-amino butyric acid. It inhibits the nervous system and reducing the state of mental and physical overexcitement.

How to take:

Ativan is to be taken orally. Dose, frequency of administration and duration of therapy depends upon the response of the patient towards the treatment.

Contraindications:

  • The medicine is contraindicated to the pregnant and breastfeeding woman.
  • It is also contraindicated if the patient is hypersensitive to active ingredient lorazepam.
  • The medicine is contraindicated if the patient is suffering from narrow angle glaucoma or myasthenia gravis.
  • The medicine is contraindicated to the people below 18 years of age.

Drug interactions:

Some of the medicines that interact with Ativan 2mg tablets are probenecid, aminophylline, an antidepressant, and barbiturates like phenobarbital, narcotic pain medicine, and antihistamine medicine.

Side effects:

Some of the side effects associated with the use of Ativan 2mg tablets are drowsiness, suicidal thoughts, unusual changes in mood, hallucinations, feeling of restlessness, trouble in swallowing and changes in vision.

Missed dose:

The missed dose should be taken as soon as remember. If it is almost the time of next scheduled dose, the missed dose is skipped. Never take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

Overdose:

Overdosing should not be done. If the medicine is overdosed and the adverse symptoms appear, visit to the nearby hospital immediately.

Storage:

The medicine should be stored properly away from direct heat and moisture.

Safety measures:

  • Do not drink alcohol while taking Ativan. Lorazepam can enhance the effect of alcohol.
  • This medicine may be habit forming, so this medicine should not be shared from one person to another.
  • The medicine should be used in the patients with respiratory dysfunction.
  • Driving is prohibited after taking Ativan, because the medicine may impart dizziness.

 

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