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  1. Normal Again? I am feeling very negative.....
    ... past Friday) she changed me to Paxil and upped my Ativan to 1mg-3 times a day if needed. I haven't had a single ... they would kick in that fast, or the increase in the Ativan . Or it could all be coincidence and I really do have...
    ... past Friday) she changed me to Paxil and upped my Ativan to 1mg-3 times a day if needed. I haven't had a single ... they would kick in that fast, or the increase in the Ativan . Or it could all be coincidence and I really do have...
    ... seeing my GP. Good luck Well My doctor put me on ativan . I am supposed to take it as needed. I havent got ... will let you know how it goes. Tell me more about ativan ....
    ... My Dr prescribed Ativan about 3 months back(when my spells began). I was ... spells. I am too much of a skeptic to say it was the Ativan because then I would have to admit it was anxiety ... related. But....skeptical or not, the Ativan must be working. Anyway, it sounds like your Dr...
    ... My Dr prescribed Ativan about 3 months back(when my spells began). I was ... spells. I am too much of a skeptic to say it was the Ativan because then I would have to admit it was anxiety ... related. But....skeptical or not, the Ativan must be working. Anyway, it sounds like your Dr...
    ... filled but I will let you know. I take .5mg of Ativan 2X a day and it is wonderful; it's the only thing...

  2. Does anyone else feel like this????
    ... for no apparent reason. Are you taking Xanax or Ativan ? I do find this helps a bit. I also try to keep...
    ... for no apparent reason. Are you taking Xanax or Ativan ? I do find this helps a bit. I also try to keep ... symptoms...those are bad days.:) dont take Xanax or Ativan to long there addictive....
    ... normal life. I was very apprehensive about starting Ativan and the addiction thing is always in the back of my...
    ... eating more and sleeping better. My psych did give me ativan for when needed only because it can be addicting and...

  3. Dr's app -checking cortisol?
    ... weeks) then up to 20mg. She told me to take more Ativan if needed(previously I was taking 1/2 ativan once...

  4. Why did I get Wellbutrin?
    ... anxiety and it has few side effects. I also take Ativan for real bad attacks but with the combo I am on now...

  5. very frustrated!! Please help
    ... klonopin...It didn't do nothing for me, I also tried ativan ...did nothing. I started to get more panicky that...
    ... klonopin...It didn't do nothing for me, I also tried ativan ...did nothing. I started to get more panicky that...

  6. Have you used low dose antipsychotics to sleep?
    ... for the antipsychotics is because I take too much ativan . However, I have had panic disorder for 44 years...
    ... for the antipsychotics is because I take too much ativan . However, I have had panic disorder for 44 years...
    ... for the antipsychotics is because I take too much ativan . However, I have had panic disorder for 44 years ... problem. I think the poster said she took too much Ativan so that fits the scenario. Addiction isn't the...

  7. Fear of taking Medications
    ... am in the middle of fighting with myself to take my Ativan . I am also on Zoloft which I have been on for quite ... coincidentally started November. I do not want to take Ativan , I hate the thought of taking it, and I of course ... what is wrong with me. So I know I need to take the Ativan , the 1st dose will be the hardest for me. I didn...
    ... Hi, I did it, I took 1/2 an Ativan . It's been an hour and a half, and although I feel ... bit dizzy too, which may or not be related to the Ativan . The most I can take is 2 a day, I hope 1mg will...
    ... Hi, I did it, I took 1/2 an Ativan . It's been an hour and a half, and although I feel ... bit dizzy too, which may or not be related to the Ativan . The most I can take is 2 a day, I hope 1mg will...
    ... spell. (almost 7 hrs after taking the low dose of Ativan ). I get ill feeling, I feel weak, and warm inside...
    ... spell. (almost 7 hrs after taking the low dose of Ativan ). I get ill feeling, I feel weak, and warm inside...

  8. problems with prozac??
    ... interesting thinkg I have noted, is that if I take Ativan (0.5mg), which my doc prescribed to take on an as...
    ... and any intestinal spasms as well and that is why ativan is helping you. I am sick to my stomach almost every ... convulsants as well as anti-anxiety which xanax and ativan are not. This might help you in the long run more...

  9. Man, this isn't a good day.....
    ... Anyway, I am contemplating taking a Lorazepam (generic ativan ) but I am scared....I jsut wonder if it will help...
    ... Anyway, I am contemplating taking a Lorazepam (generic ativan ) but I am scared....I jsut wonder if it will help ... mix to level it out. I would suggest Klonopin over Ativan though, because of its ability to last longer and ... can be taken once a day. Ativan only lasts 10-12 hours or so. Celexa was your answer...

  10. What Med Is Best For Sleep And Anxiety?
    ... seroquel, low dose to help me sleep and calm me down. Ativan is worthless for me. I have read bad things about...
    ... kind of drug to be on for us panic/depression people. Ativan did nothing for me either, I also tried klonopin and...
    ... seroquel, low dose to help me sleep and calm me down. Ativan is worthless for me. I have read bad things about...
    ... GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder) oh I also take Ativan when needed. I have done this combo now for the past...

  11. Valium for panic/anxiety?
    ... said that very few people still take it - most take Ativan , Xanax or Chlorazepam (sp?). I have always found...
    ... said that very few people still take it - most take Ativan , Xanax or Chlorazepam (sp?). I have always found...
    ... said that very few people still take it - most take Ativan , Xanax or Chlorazepam (sp?). I have always found ... Valium5mg on an as needed basis. I've tried Xanax and Ativan , but Valium is the only thing that has really worked...

  12. Ativan- side effects
    ... so won't go on about them here), my Dr prescribed Ativan 1mg. That was about 3 months ago. I have not taken...
    ... affects you. I have had no problems at all taking Ativan . At .5 mg I feel no side effects at all. At 1mg...
    ... I have had no side effects with ativan . If I take more than 1 mg I get a little sleepy. I...
    ... the pills( Ativan ) are really tiny, I would like to take 1/2 of a pill ... entire pill whole. Are you only taking this once a day? Ativan does not last around the clock. It only works for ... generally you would have to take this twice a day. 1mg of ativan is equal to 0.5mg of xanax. If you cut it, that would...
    ... Hi, I agree with all the above posters. Ativan works well for when you need it. I wouldn't suggest...
    ... hi, thanks for the replies. I almost took the Ativan tonight but chickened out. (My husband told me if ... day and I won't even have to think about taking the Ativan . Thanks again for your replies, Abbygirl...
    ... Yes, ativan (lorazepam) is a great medication....to take only ... some people do, I attribute these above symptoms to ativan withdrawal, but I may be wrong in this too, maybe ... it is not ativan , but something else. I don't know. What I can tell ... you is, take it on a temporary basis only! Ativan , I have learned, is one of the worst benzos to come...

  13. Do any of you start to heave/gag with panic?
    ... lasting life and is less addicting. I went fron Xanex to Ativan , and now I'm on Klonopin. At first, it made me a little...

  14. Stange new symptoms.........need advise.....
    ... any day now for you. Did your Dr give you Xanax or Ativan , etc to combat the withdrawal symptoms? Let me know...

  15. In need of some serious feedback!!
    ... if anything is going to help me!!! I then took an ativan for the first time and it really seemed to help me...
    ... need to give it a few weeks to see. Also, taking ativan or similar (xanax) while you are waiting for your ... this happening again, just remember that you have the ativan for emergencies....

  16. Can a Panic Attack wake you in middle of night
    ... it did not have any effect, so they changed her to Ativan , which she just started. Is this the normal pattern...
    ... tested her for other things rivotril/clonazepam and ativan are useful if taken at the start of a panic attack...

  17. Sickman, re: Paxil withdrawl...
    ... Kaytee:-) I think it has helped, but I think the Ativan is helping the most. So I'm gonna try to taper of ... the Paxil and just take the Ativan , and then taper off the Ativan a few months later...

  18. How to help?
    ... edications don't work for some but are miracles for others. Ativan is my miracle drug, I don't really like klonopin....

  19. Monitoring my breathing - this is driving me crazy!!
    ... realize it was due to anxiety until I began taking Ativan for other anxiety symptoms, and I stopped monitoring...

  20. Ever get stuck in a panicky state?
    ... for 3 years. Now I'm in a setback, and on Paxil and Ativan . I should call they psychologist again! She was...

  21. Can someone explain half life? and Benzo Question
    ... leave the system. 10mg = 0.5mg xanax Lorazepam ( Ativan ) 10-20 half life but effects last only about 10 to...

  22. Need some med advice, please.
    ... designed to last around that clock unlike xanax or ativan . Sincerely, Sickman :) In my experience as ... the time. Sometimes I'm just better off without it. Ativan works the best for me, imo....

  23. Lortab and Benzos
    ... to time, like every two or three days, take 1 mg of ativan when I need it. My dentist gave me lortab to take...
    ... to time, like every two or three days, take 1 mg of ativan when I need it. My dentist gave me lortab to take ... what I am taking for anxiety? :) Stop taking the ativan while you are taking lortab. Give it at least 48 hours...
    ... narcotic painkiller and probably will go OK with the ativan , IMO, but ask a pharmacist narcotic meds often work...

  24. Klonopin or Lexapro????
    ... t have as much success with klonopin as I do with ativan , as I find klonopin doesn't help with the free floating...
    ... t have as much success with klonopin as I do with ativan , as I find klonopin doesn't help with the free floating...
    ... Klonopin. I've been on all three benzo's.....Xanex, Ativan , and now Klonopin and for me, the Klonopin works the...
    ... Hi there. I have tried everything i think.. ativan , klonipin, clonazapam etc etc also effexor, paxil...

  25. I'm new and suffering BIG time!
    ... the floor waiting for death to come... benzo's ativan has a short shelf life in your blood - xanax will ... her.. when I asked for klonopin after seven years on ativan - I had to read the VA doctor a riot act when she...

  26. Benzo information
    ... Anxon) Loprazolam (Dormonoct) Lorazepam ( Ativan ) Lormetazepam (Noctamid) Medazepam (Nobrium...

  27. Help!!!!
    ... such as Librium, Klonopin, Valium do the same thing. Ativan seems to make me feel great without the "benzo hang...

  28. Adrenalin is surging MAJOR BAD!
    ... give you a med to calm you down. They used to give me Ativan at the ER for these and it always did the trick. ...

  29. Will I ever feel better? Help
    ... that the klonopin does anything. I have tried generic ativan and it didn't do anything either. I don't know what...

  30. I'm new to the board...concerned about teenage daughter
    ... taking.....it only lasts about 4-5 hours. If it's Ativan ....I would say about 6-10 hours(though it worked less...

  31. My first day on medication.
    ... anxiety, I've been on it for three months. I take .5 Ativan as needed. When I started the Lex. I took 2.5mg for ... and build up to 10mg at your own pace, and take the Ativan as needed. I take my Lex at night before bed with ... Ativan and sleep fine through the night..I feel like the...
    ... Effexor, etc. Benzos such as Kolonopin and Lorazepam ( ativan ) are the best medication for panic attacks but that...
    ... Effexor, etc. Benzos such as Kolonopin and Lorazepam ( ativan ) are the best medication for panic attacks but that...
    ... more major anxiety/panic attack. Now I just take Ativan as needed. For me, that seems to help, but I realize ... and my mom also has panic/anxiety attacks and uses Ativan . My problems started around age 30, just like hers...

  32. a severe panic attack
    ... and i went to the e.r. They gave me a shot of 2 mg ativan . It took about 10 minutes and then i went to sleep...

  33. Anxiety issue and relationships
    ... reasons to panic. So I drink. Xanex, Buspar and Ativan don't seem to calm me at all. In fact, I still want...

  34. Regarding Zoloft and other SSRIs
    ... you are coming down from it. I went from xanex to ativan to klonopin with no withdrawals at all. The xanex...
    ... klonopin. I started out taking xanex, the switched to ativan , then switched again to klonopin. That's what I meant...
    ... klonopin. I started out taking xanex, the switched to ativan , then switched again to klonopin. That's what I meant...
    ... klonopin. I started out taking xanex, the switched to ativan , then switched again to klonopin. That's what I meant...

  35. going to start Buspar on Lorazepam when needed for now
    ... all. DBW Dear dragonballwizard, Lorazepan or Ativan is to be taken in divided doses, the largest being ... effects stay with you for the full 24 hour day. The ativan will probably work for you if you were given enough...

  36. Is this a side effect of paxil?
    ... medication for this is more of a benzo, like Klononpin, ativan or xanax. I not trying to push benzos as it seems...

  37. How Long for Paxil cr 12.5 to kick in??
    ... I started the paxil I started shaking more, taking ativan to help. Dr. said side effects would go away in 7...
    ... should stop the paxil and try relaxation and some ativan for a while a small dose of a beta blocker may...
    ... decent day yesterday. minimal shakes and vibes, took no ativan all day. Woke up 3:30 this morning buzzing and shaking ... . Took a piece of ativan at 5am. I will let it go a little longer, so I...
    ... I started the paxil I started shaking more, taking ativan to help. Dr. said side effects would go away in 7 ... depression bringing on anxiety rather then panic. Ativan , a benzo will work better for panic disorder, if that...

  38. Anxiety, Stress, Panic Disorders and questions
    ... while..........I will use the Xanax (and may ask for Ativan instead, didn't you say it lasts longer?) to help...
    ... while..........I will use the Xanax (and may ask for Ativan instead, didn't you say it lasts longer?) to help ... depression medication does not hurt. I would not switch to ativan personally, it only lasts 10-12 hours and that timing...

  39. Here's my story and concerns..please read
    ... for 24 hours where xanax only lasts for 5-7 hours. Ativan (benzo) is another, but it only lasts for 10-12 hours...

  40. Brain Fatigue
    ... lasts for 24 hours. Just for your own information, if Ativan is suggested it only last about 10-12 hours. Everyones...
    ... have just stayed on the Celexa and tried Xanax or ativan on an as needed basis...........Klonopin scares me...

  41. Ativan Research on duration of effects
    ... I have been researching the half-lifes of Ativan and the common dosages for the last couple of hours ... can later list, if anyone wants that the effects of Ativan is only on average about 10 to 12 hours. It is used ... Klonopin lasts for the full duration of 24 hours, Ativan does not. Got to go. Will be back tomorrow. Good...
    ... My Dr. just switched me to ativan to help me wean off xanax (said it has a longer half ... for me as xanax. I was hoping to be able to take .5 Ativan and have it last all day. Now I am disolving a...

  42. rainswirls, sorry to leave you hanging, but I had a problem
    ... recomend but xanax if the symptoms warrant it. If the ativan was working and you are on a low dosage then maybe ... proven to work for this such as Klonopin or xanax. Ativan from what a mental health person I keep in touch with...
    ... Check out my post on Ativan , it may help you out Sickman :)...
    ... anymore. I dont know what to do. Please read the Ativan post that I submitted if you haven't, your dosage...

  43. I cant quit paniking!!!
    ... yesterday! Ive been doing fine...I take 37.5 MG Paxil and Ativan at night.....why am I starting to panic so bad?? ...
    ... yesterday! Ive been doing fine...I take 37.5 MG Paxil and Ativan at night.....why am I starting to panic so bad?? ...
    ... benzo, such as Klonopin that last for 24 hours. The ativan is apparently not working and the paxil won't do anything...

  44. Help... Weird dream. Please read
    ... worry...I'm positive it's the medications. (Paxil or Ativan , most likely Paxil since I take my last .5mg of Ativan...

  45. panic attack during MRI
    ... doctor and situation..........but it could be Xanax, Ativan , Valium.............there are more I'm sure.........

  46. Need Help/Advice- Please read!
    ... was checked out and everything was ok. I was put on ativan for anxiery and zoloft. THis helped alot but the ...

  47. Got my new Therapist today
    ... see maybe trying another benzo, such as Klonopin or Ativan , but it all depends on how long you have been on xanax...

  48. Klonopin info needed please.
    ... it. My doc thinks I have a high tolerance because ativan .5 did nothing for me. I will do as told and take...
    ... The only other benzo I have tried was generic ativan .5mg and it did nothing for me at all. I have never ... stop worrying about taking a new med. Have you tried ativan ? Your doc might try you on that or maybe klonopin...
    ... The only other benzo I have tried was generic ativan .5mg and it did nothing for me at all. I have never ... stop worrying about taking a new med. Have you tried ativan ? Your doc might try you on that or maybe klonopin...

  49. 16yr old daughter having anxiety
    ... apprieciated. My mom and i suffer from anxiety and we take ativan . My daughter is to young to be on that i feel. I would...

  50. Anyone on Lexapro... HELP!!
    ... prescribed Lexapro for GAD and panic attacks. I take Ativan with the Lexapro. I have upped my dose to 10mg Lexapro...
    ... prescribed Lexapro for GAD and panic attacks. I take Ativan with the Lexapro. I have upped my dose to 10mg Lexapro ... while to get adjusted to it. I just want to say that Ativan does cause depression. Benzo's do this. I have tried ... them all. Xanex, Ativan , and now Klonopin. The Klonopin worked best for me...

  51. disapointed in myself after panic attack
    ... going to pass out. Do you take any benzo's like Ativan , Klonopin, or Xanex? I am on Klonopin and I bring...

  52. I have a really bad condition, pls help!!!!
    ... her getting on some sort of medication like Xanax or Ativan . since it sounds like these are isolated incidents...

  53. New psych..How do I ask for xanax or klonopin?
    ... ago) I think this is unfair. I have tried generic ativan and it does nothing for me so I wanted to try something...
    ... instead of halfing it. It is weird because I took ativan and it did nothing for me at all. Do I have a high...

  54. Upping meds
    ... got on them 2 years ago. I began with occassionaly ativan for racing heart. then sept 2002 my mom was UNEXPECTENTDLY...

  55. Ativan
    ... is different. Also I don't know anything about Ativan , Xanax is the only thing that worked for me....
    ... ativan and xanax are both benzos or valium type meds...
    ... Im on Ativan .5MG once A day...I take It at around 9 every night...
    ... I tried ativan and had absolutely no benefits from it at all. I...
    ... Ativan is highly addictive, and you dont' need to take alot ... because of the Klonopin...which is the same type drug as Ativan , only longer half-life so that would cover Ativan...

  56. Of all Medication......
    ... only. I have heard they are having good luck with ativan . I have not tried this and I am not recommending it...
    ... only. I have heard they are having good luck with ativan . I have not tried this and I am not recommending it...
    ... Hi :) I've been on all 3 benzo's. Xanex, Ativan , and now Klonopin. Klonopin, to me is the best. My ... it for a year if needed. I was taking Xanex and Ativan every 4-6 hours which was way too often, and it made...
    ... withdrawal noted - I agree with the others after being on ativan and xanax for 6 years - there is no comparsion to...
    ... anyway. The Doctor maybe more comfortable with that or Ativan . I do think you have enough issues to stay with xanax...

  57. car wreck... anxiety- attacks...
    ... on how to get my mind off of this- i've been taking ativan to help but i do not want to take it once every hour...
    ... on how to get my mind off of this- i've been taking ativan to help but i do not want to take it once every hour...
    ... if you got the ativan use it - this was a situational anxiety producing ... are not situational. I am not suggesting you eat the ativan like M&M's but the reason you have them is to help ... say "Only you can prevent forest fires" ativan is the least offensive of all benzo's you could be...

  58. question on benzos! need your advice
    ... have the full flavor of what it is... I was on ativan for six years - 1.5mgs a day - I quit cold turkey...

  59. Butterflies in my stomach won't go away
    ... ativan and xanax are benzos and both similar, upping the...
    ... than Xanax? Better or worse? About the same? Ativan , for me, works faster and does not make me as sleepy...
    ... Ativan , for me, works faster and does not make me as sleepy...

  60. Tell me what I should do
    ... run him off soon. :) Right now I take lexapro and ativan for anxiety attacks. But I guess the lexapro isn't...
    ... run him off soon. :) Right now I take lexapro and ativan for anxiety attacks. But I guess the lexapro isn't...
    ... Benzos like Ativan can cause phobias and also depression itself...also...
    ... have anxiety disorder (that is why I am taking the Ativan when I need it, I suppose) Anyway, in the process...

  61. I feel stupid
    ... attributed my symptoms to dehydration, BUT they gave me Ativan which helped immediately. I feel uncomfortable with...
    ... attributed my symptoms to dehydration, BUT they gave me Ativan which helped immediately. I feel uncomfortable with...
    ... attributed my symptoms to dehydration, BUT they gave me Ativan which helped immediately. I feel uncomfortable with...

  62. How do you deal with your attacks in public??
    ... overwhelming. He works around about 20 people. He does take Ativan to help but sometimes it doesn't. His doctor put him...
    ... on klonepin and it did nothing for me and also had ativan in the er after a major attack and it didnt do much...

  63. wifes symptoms
    ... Is your wife on any meds? For example, Xanax or Ativan ? It sounds like she is really 'keyed up' and needs ... immobility. I am currently taking 37.5mg of Paxil Cr and Ativan as needed. Those meds help me. If your wife is not...
    ... Is your wife on any meds? For example, Xanax or Ativan ? It sounds like she is really 'keyed up' and needs ... immobility. I am currently taking 37.5mg of Paxil Cr and Ativan as needed. Those meds help me. If your wife is not...

  64. zoloft, too
    ... about the Klonopin.....I was on xanex first, then ativan , then finally klonopin. I never had to wean myself...

  65. please any advice!!!
    ... im om I have ativan along with my paxil......but I am thinking that paxil...

  66. A word of advice.. a personal story
    ... dizzyness was too much to take. They gave me a shot of Ativan and I was on my way. Sooner or later I made it through...

  67. I panic all day about dying......
    ... I could scream, but life is preceding on. Yeah the Ativan helps, but doesn't take away all the intense emotions...

  68. Klonopin?
    ... street junkie..certainly not I, since I used to take Ativan and developed tolerance, I would have to call myself...

  69. panic/anxiety-what are your symptoms?
    ... peaceful nights and if I did it was because I took Ativan before bed. I don't know how much longer I can go...

  70. Panic Attack or not?
    ... old self soon. Most doctors will tell you that Ativan is not a good long-term solution for panic attacks...

  71. Midwest Center for Stress and Anxiety?
    ... ETC... I'M GOING TO NEED THE FULL DAILY DOSE OF MY ATIVAN ALL AT ONCE. I called the midwest center and wanted ... than I can remember and meds (except benzodiazapines- Ativan ,Klonipin, and Librium) haven't helped, I got much...

  72. Why do I get a sick nervous feeling when I have to approach my next destination?
    ... nervousness, panic in some cases. My doctor gave me Ativan . I drop one tablet under my tongue, within 20 mins...

Personality Disorder board

  1. Where I am at
    ... Seroquel was added when Lithium was stopped and after Ativan proved useless ( middle of an urge I caused three...

  2. Bipolar too or is it just my borderline personality disorder?
    ... work: Celexa, Paxil, Effexor XR, Zoloft, Clonazipam, Ativan , BuSpar, Olanzipine, Risperidol. With the antidepressants...

Phobias board

  1. Bad feet 51 needs advice ,surg. soon and has "castrophobia"
    ... were valid and that he understood. He prescribed Ativan 1 mg - when I had those “attacks” I would take...