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  1. Ativan...after Level One Fusion....what for?
    ... I have been on Ativan (Lorazapam) between 8 and 9 years for my bad anxiety...
    ... was given to help him sleep through the night. Ativan is given for insomnia and is also used as a muscle...
    ... I don't take ativan but do take xanax (they are related) with my other...
    ... I also take ativan along with pain meds and a muscle relaxer. Aside from ... muscle spasms and was vomiting and the doctor called in ativan and man what a difference. My spasms were so bad I ... could barely get off the couch and after taking the ativan I could move freely. It really is a great medication...
    ... I also was given Ativan several years ago for muscle relaxer. It was really...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  2. Another Pepper Update
    ... anxiety med. I think I have mentioned before I take ativan . I was really miserable before that was prescribed...

  3. Sick and tired of all this
    ... don't do this cold turkey. I take morphine sulfate ativan and xanaflex along with other meds for other problems...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  4. Cymbalta
    ... happening to you. My pm has me on morphine sulfate, ativan and zanaflex which I guess is pretty hardcore but ... it does help most of the time. I think the ativan helps the most. It is an anti anxiety drug but it ... addictive but then again so can pain pills. I have been on ativan for at least two years and only take it exactly as...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Zanaflex

  5. New to message board
    ... s usually when the meds take effect. I also take Ativan . I hope you can get some relief....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco

  6. what kind of pain is this?
    ... ritalin for extreme fatigue, on count of the fibro,and ativan at night, i couldnt sleep without it.still i feel...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Ritalin

  7. Anxiety after surgery
    ... fusion when my doctor came in to check on me he ordered ativan for me and I tell you what I could actually relax ... 4th operation a fusion on my neck I requested the ativan and to my surprise i did so well with the pain. I...

  8. Seeking Ideas on Burning Sensation; Chest/Upper Back Area
    ... always stop taking them when you feel better. I took Ativan for awhile years ago, and got off them ok. Thinking...

  9. Does Mri Confirm Severe Pain?
    ... satisfied with 8/day of vicodin 10/350 and 2/day of 1mg ativan . I think you need to have some resolution to your...
    ... pain. They even tried to cut me off the Norco and Ativan . W/C sent me to this pain management clinic for 2...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone Vicodin Norco Tylenol dilaudid suboxone

  10. Does the pain ever end???
    ... reaction to Oxycotin and Methodone. I get Vicodin and Ativan . Then you read these magazine articles where very...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  11. Nsaids
    ... hospital ER for pain and they gave me Prednisone, Ativan , and Toradol. That dropped my pain level to about ... they gave me a prescription for the Prednisone and Ativan . No doctor will prescribe the Toradol because of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Norco Prednisone toradol

  12. Please Read, Actual sucess with Klonopin for nerve pain and relief! (Long Post Sorry)
    ... to small for nerve pain, and he said since I was on Ativan for Panic and Anxiety Disorder this would be better ... another Hereditary ditty) and they gave me Demerol, Ativan and Zofran and I am on Lasix and a Beta Blocker (clearly...
    ... nerve pain. They stopped the Valium and put me back on Ativan 1mg 2x daily with was like taking water after the ... that they nerve pain and numbness was awful and the Ativan was no longer even contolling the anxiety and panic ... of Benzodiazapines it was much stronger then Xanax, Ativan and Valium and had the ability to address nerve pain ... some of you already on Benzo's EG: Valium, Xanax, Ativan etc will ask your PCP or pain Doc about Klonopin as...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol Elavil Klonopin Lasix Zofran gabitril Valium Xanax

  13. Scar Tissue after Hemi-Laminectomy
    ... depressants on the 7th I have never taken one..Only Ativan for my Panic Attacks and Anxiety Disorder...I really...

  14. Hi Everyone,Update after MRI for post surgery pain on KOC66
    ... thought), they gave me 2 Iv inj of Demerol, Zofran, Ativan and Vistaril and told me they called my surgeon and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol Lortab Zofran

  15. Advice From Post Op People Please !!
    ... narco's - hooray. I take Tylenol, Advil, Elavil and Ativan for pain. I am hoping as time goes by, that I can...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Tylenol

  16. How quick do You Heal after Discectomy???
    ... weeks) post surgery. I am still on Lortab 4x daily and Ativan and Vistaril. I have had 4 depo-medrol shots IM and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix Lortab Valium Medrol

  17. Disk o gram info help please
    ... spasms. Do you take anything for anxiety? I take Ativan . It helps with my chronic pain and relaxes me to...

  18. Bad night
    ... anything for pain or for putting you to sleep? I take Ativan and seems to work for a few hours. I know the depression...

  19. 8 weeks post op, is this normal?
    ... floors. For anxiety you can ask your doctor about Ativan . It calms me down and even helps a little with the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco Tramadol

  20. It's the Pepper
    ... feel like something was crawling around in there. Ativan takes the edge off for me. I was thinking about getting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor

  21. Hardware removal appointment today
    ... unsuccessful. I take Norco 10/350 5/day, flexeril, & Ativan . They used Methadone and Subutex and Suboxone. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Methadone Norco suboxone

  22. New Here and looking for advice
    ... She diagnosed me with panic attacks and gave me ativan for my chest and stretches for my back. The back...

  23. Pain Med Question
    ... for diarrhea and DM cough syrup with a once daily Ativan . I was quit for 2 1/2 months but then the reason...

  24. up again tonight-Depressed about the whole mess
    ... just wondering why you went off the Valium? I take Ativan which is similar and it gives me alot of relief and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  25. ideas coming home after a fusion
    ... insurance covers it. in the hospital they gave me ativan it worked wonders. please provide any other ideas...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco Soma

  26. pain meds for back pain
    ... activity...I know that I am zonked out on the Oxy and ( Ativan ) Valium like drug. So, the extra pounds may be from...
    ... activity...I know that I am zonked out on the Oxy and ( Ativan ) Valium like drug. So, the extra pounds may be from...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone Valium Demerol Morphine

  27. Microdiscectomy L4 L5 Nov 22 06
    ... cocktail up tonight - a Valium for muscle spasms, an Ativan for the anxiety and a narcotic for pain the "sandman...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol Valium aleve

  28. Severe Muscle Spasms, Entire Back... 6 mo. post op
    ... it continues you might ask about the Lorazepam akak ativan . It really helps me but it is very addictive....
    Medications also discussed in this post: BACLOFEN Lorazepam

  29. I am finally home
    ... mucsle spasms real bad. So the doctor called in some ativan and baclofen and it really helped. I mean I couldn...
    Medications also discussed in this post: BACLOFEN Vicodin

  30. 2 weeks post op
    ... good news after the pca was started they gave me some ativan and I felt great!!! I mean no desire to do cartwheels...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  31. Does anyone else seem to be getting anxiety??
    ... i get anxiety. I can tell you that I feel that the ativan I take is just as important as my pain meds and it ... were you I'd definetly ask for something. Plus the Ativan helps with the nausea I have from the pain meds....

  32. Spinal Fusion Surgery and Laminectomy
    ... can I expect? Currently I am taking Percocet 10/325 Ativan and Zanaflex and ambien when I can't sleep.:) [url...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Percocet Zanaflex

  33. Advice on glute pain please
    ... help at night, drinking relaxes my muscles as does Ativan . I try not to do any of those too often, but sometimes...
    ... just a deep dull ache that goes away with flexerall, ativan or drinking. Does anyone else take ativan for muscle...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram

  34. mri tomorrow and severely claustrobic
    ... rectangular shaped one. do y'all think a couple of ativan will ease my anxiety....
    ... scan. Had to come back the next day. A couple of Ativan will definitely help (I used Valium). Another thing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  35. Back pain and neck pain intolerable. HELP!!!!
    ... Maybe because of my other meds I am on .. I take ativan , trazadone, prevacid, cholestral meds, maybe they...
    ... Maybe because of my other meds I am on .. I take ativan , trazadone, prevacid, cholestral meds, maybe they...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Prevacid Soma

  36. Tickling sensation in Upper Back around to upper stomach?!?
    ... am slowly recovering from. I am taking Zoloft and Ativan for attacks. I realize I may have damaged my upper ... panic, stress and give me another prescription for Ativan . So frustrated!! Are you experiencing any of the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  37. Question about a myelogram
    ... time. I had no other complications. I think the ativan will be enough for you. The hospital told me they...
    ... the back, with local anesthesia, and usually some ativan or valium to help relax you. The risks, of course...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  38. Transforaminal Lumbar Epidural Steriod Injections
    ... painful!! Don't get me wrong, he did give me 2 Ativan Sublingual (under the tongue) beforehand, but for...
    ... been given SOMETHING! BTW AFTER I was given the Ativan at 10:30am, he was called into an emergency surgery ... and did not get back to me until 4pm, so even if the Ativan DID work, it would of been long wore off by then....
    ... serious problem. He did have them give me 2mg of Ativan that works fantastic on someone who normally does...
    ... sedatives orally. They wanted to give me 4 mg. of Ativan , which might have worked on some but not me. I explained ... I already took 4 mg Ativan daily and it would not be sufficient. I said I wanted...
    ... so if anything happens, they are not responsible. Ativan might as well be Baby Asprin for me as well. I am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax Topamax

  39. I am looking for hope.
    ... derstandable. My current medications are Vicodin (4) and Ativan (4). The Vicodin no longer does anything to ease my ... to give up hope, wrote a Prescription for Vicodin/ Ativan and told me to come back in a month. I left his office...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  40. I need different opinons on how to deal with Sciatica Pain!
    ... t use IV sedation, But that I would recieve 2mg of Ativan Sublingual (dissolves quickly under the tongue) and ... once I am in the procedure room, I will recieve 1mg Ativan in there, for a total of 3mg. Sounds like a plan...
    ... painful!! Don't get me wrong, he did give me 2 Ativan Sublingual (under the tongue) beforehand, but for...
    ... of been given SOMETHING! BTW AFTER I was given the Ativan at 10:30am, he was called into an emergency surgery ... and did not get back to me until 4pm, so even if the Ativan DID work, it would of been long wore off by then....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax Xanax

  41. can anyone help me
    ... closterphobic. My last MRI they gave me a ton of Ativan but as soon as I went in I had to be taken out. The...

  42. Who has problems with MRI's??
    ... while still in the hospital, they gave me a bunch of Ativan and Dilaudid. As soon as I went into the tube, I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: dilaudid

  43. SomethingTo Smile About
    ... That is just the way mine went ... chances are the Ativan will help you tremendously! It is a CNS depressant...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  44. Tramadol
    ... I am now taking Neurontin, Norco and Ativan . They are working for now and thank goodness the ... Ativan actually makes me sleepy. The neurontin works pretty ... replacement for that. See what your doc says about Ativan , it's been working well for me although I only take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Norco

  45. Post fusion 3 months, Can not stop crying! HELP!!!!
    ... going through. I take 20mg of lexapro, and .5 of ativan four times daily for the anxiety. Thanks for the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Morphine

  46. update on my husband's neck fusion
    ... home for the mentally ill. They gave her two shots of Ativan and a scrip and sent her home. She was flipping out...
    ... you can't calm them down, you do have to resort to ativan . BUT, the rest=WOW. I don't believe it!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol

  47. Personal experiences with lower back
    ... get out, nor do the stairs in my house, etc. I have Ativan to relax the muscles which I am just trying to take...

  48. I think I just need some support (and patience!!)
    ... the eroom, they gave me an IV cocktail of Morphine, Ativan , and some kind of anti-inflamitory, with my own supply ... of Ativan , Ibprofin and Vicadin to take home and told me bed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  49. Injection Question
    ... ask them, they can give you something like valium or ativan to calm you. As for the third shot, I did not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  50. Myelogram - Got to thinking
    ... are concerned about the pain, you may be able to get Ativan or Valium to make it much more tolerable. The shot...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  51. New here and getting a fusion.
    ... these procedures and surgery that my doc placed me on ativan x 4 a day at .5mg. Wow what a difference. Anyway...
    ... these procedures and surgery that my doc placed me on ativan x 4 a day at .5mg. Wow what a difference. Anyway...

  52. MRI, I am afraid of closed in spaces!!
    ... 1 mg of ATIVAN will help you calm down. When I had my MRI I just...

  53. withdrawls from neurontin?????
    ... new drugs since going off neurontin and now I"m on ativan on top of all that because I was going a week at a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Neurontin zonegran

  54. Back Pain - New, Scared, Need Advice!
    ... by that point I was on a lot -- dilautid/vicodin, ativan , zoloft, ibuprofen, I forget what else) and released ... an appt with); he took me off all narcotics and the ativan (which I'd had to take again to control the tremors...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Neurontin Vicodin Zoloft

  55. Has your back pain caused anxiety or palpatations
    ... Klonipin (Rx from my neurologist) has helped for me ( Ativan hasn't). Hope this helps. -Sara...

  56. New Medication question
    ... pretty quickly, or so she's said. I used to take Ativan for anxiety....and she's taken both. She said they ... re quite similar in how they work for her. I know ativan helped me through some very rough times when I was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  57. post discectomy pain
    ... narcotics, take only Tylenol and Advil. Elavil and Ativan . :) I wear a Lidoderm patch on my butt, as I sit...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Tylenol lidoderm

  58. Question about spasms
    ... didn't panic. PCP says it's stress. He prescribed Ativan to take at night so I can sleep. I also have depression...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  59. meds for pain and antidepressants
    ... very helpful and I'm on a non narcotic along with ativan anti depressant. Nothning is helping can anyone give...

  60. hIP CAUSING bACK TROUBLE
    ... I feel almost 100%. I've tried a lot of meds. Ativan seems to work very well for me, with little side effect...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Inderal Neurontin

  61. Just had spinal fusion Sept. 20-need uplifting
    ... dilaudid every 5 hours or so. I've only taken .5mg of ativan twice this week. (that's addicting too! sheesh) ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor Fentanyl Paxil Zoloft actiq dilaudid