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Depression board

  1. Lorazepam???? GOOD or BAD??
    ... I used Lorazepam several years ago. I didnt have any problems with...
    ... I was given Lorazepam the same time as my ad's. It's hard to tell exactly...
    ... because I tried a few others before switching over to lorazepam . I just got switched over to valium and I am hoping ... you. I just got out of the hospital and they did use lorazepam or risperdal for anxiety attacks in addition to any...
    ... My doc put me on lorazepam for stress/anxiety. he also said maybe I was depressed...
    ... other drugs in treating severe recurrent seizures. Lorazepam is also used to treat irritable bowel syndrome, epilepsy ... with their body chemistry. Valium is namebrand for Lorazepam . Lorazepam is valium too but with more of one ingredient ... others.Valium and Diazepam did nothing for me but the Lorazepam did. I take it when I feel a migrain coming on. ... These medications may add to the drowsiness caused by lorazepam . However I have taken 2 sleeping pills and a melation...
    ... Ativan is name brand for Lorazepam It is an antianxiety medication in the benzodiazepine ... clonazepam (Klonopin), flurazepam (Dalmane), and others. Lorazepam and other benzodiazepines act by enhancing the effects ... anxiety or other psychological disorders. Because lorazepam is removed from the blood more rapidly than many other ... benzodiazepines, there is less chance that lorazepam concentrations in blood will reach high levels and ... become toxic. Lorazepam has fewer interactions with other medications than...
    ... panic attacks and depression. I am currently taking Lorazepam o.5 mg at night. I take 225 mg of Effexor XR in the ... side effects. My doctor told me to increase the Lorazepam as needed, i.e.: one dose of 0.5 in the morning and...
    ... My doctor put me on Lorazepam today and I was just wondering if anyone had any sucess...
    ... are not noted to be addictive. Usually, meds like lorazepam are for less than 3 months, although that's not always ... here. When or if you start an antidepressant the lorazepam can help with the inital side effects which MAY include...

  2. What NOT to say to a depressed person
    ... increased my Wellbutrin to 300mg daily and gave me Lorazepam for anxiety attacks (that I only take when I need...

  3. Lorazepam 1mg
    ... I would think twice about taking Lorazepam on a daily basis. This is an anti-anxiety pill and ... depression, have you been re-evaluated by your dr.? The Lorazepam obviously isn't working for you if you're not having...

  4. i would like to make a poll for users of meds
    ... expierences with medication. The first being I think it was lorazepam , manye it was clonazepam. Can't quite remember. But...

  5. Alternative For Serzone (No longer available in Canada)
    ... the past, but am concerned with the long half-life. Lorazepam also makes me really sleepy. Are there any newer...

  6. Meds question
    ... the doctor would prescribe a couple of tablets of Lorazepam so that I could get some sleep. Nothing for long...
    ... Lorazepam is a benzo & any of them can be given along with an...
    ... the doctor would prescribe a couple of tablets of Lorazepam so that I could get some sleep. Nothing for long ... like me) you may need a new med. I didn't know that Lorazepam helped with sleep. Many people are on "cocktails...

  7. Doctors Advice What chance have we got!
    ... the pills that are the lowest possible dose. Like lorazepam , for instance. It comes in .5mg tablets. You'll...

  8. Remeron-its all gone wrong!!
    ... The Doc has just given me Proponol instead of the Lorazepam as he sais its not addictive abybody tried that. ...
    ... The Doc has just given me Proponol instead of the Lorazepam as he sais its not addictive abybody tried that. ... anxiety. It's working after 4 months. Havn't tried Lorazepam , but I know the clonazpam really helped at night,...

  9. Didn't Desert You Guys
    ... cause. My original thread stated I was afraid the lorazepam was backfiring. I saw my prescriber and all went...

  10. My First Time Here--In A Mess
    ... problems. I'll try to be brief. I've been on lorazepam since May of 2000 for anxiety and panic disorder. ... years ago, that St. John's Wort would work okay with lorazepam , and there would be no problems. I'm wondering if ... try, that would help? I've tried tapering off on lorazepam , because I know it can adversely affect existing depression ... Not good news there. I've felt really good with lorazepam , kept the anxiety down, but I'm getting afraid it...
    ... It could be the lorazepam backfiring on you. You probably have become tolerant...
    ... better this a.m., but then I've not taken the first lorazepam dosage for the a.m. yet either. It's hard to describe...
    ... With Lorazepam and other benzo drugs tolerance build up seems to...
    ... anxiety man - I was on lorazepam for about 7 years - .5 three times a day - as was ... and anti psychotics the same time - I went off the lorazepam cold turkey with no withdrawal - and started klonopiin...

  11. Can benzodiazepines be managed?
    ... alprazolam, a short-acting benzodiazepine similar to lorazepam , is especially prone to cause withdrawal reactions...

  12. Looking for an anti-anxiety drug with minimal side effects
    ... same chemical family. What I do well on is ativan ( lorazepam ) I take it only when I need it, but what I like most...
    ... same chemical family. What I do well on is ativan ( lorazepam ) I take it only when I need it, but what I like most...

  13. PLEASE list the med you are on and if you gained or lost weight
    ... Zoloft, Prozac. Trying to get it right. I also took Lorazepam for a while. A little over 1 year ago I went on...

  14. coming off efexxor
    ... soups, jello, lemons for lemon water, refilled my lorazepam , washed all my bedding (for the sweats) and asked...

Mental Health board

  1. Can anybody relate? Please read.
    ... help for sleep, but not really for anxiety. I find lorazepam works better for anxiety except it's short acting...

  2. meds for prostate pain? Help Please!
    ... 3 weeks if I don't or can't keep taking it go with Lorazepam for stress.. He thinks stress has a big part in...

  3. Giving up
    ... 250mg Trazedone, 60mg Celexa, 150mg CPZ, and 2mg Lorazepam . I have had well over 30 psychiatrists who either...

  4. What is wrong w/Me? please help
    ... feel like I am going crazy if the feeling wont stop. Lorazepam seems to help me with the feeling. Could this be associated...

  5. Eskalith CR vs. Lithium Carbonate
    ... we added 600 mg of Lithium Carbonate to Lexapro and Lorazepam as needed. The Lithium seemed to help a lot with irritabili...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) board

  1. Need help
    ... feel like I am going crazy if the feeling wont stop. Lorazepam seems to help me with the feeling. Could this be associated...

  2. Total fog-brain - PLEASE HELP!!
    ... Do I have mad cow or something?!?!?. Small doses of Lorazepam don't seem to help and Xanax has a horrible "rebound...
    ... dont hold your breath or forget to breathe disolve a lorazepam under your tongue, this will always help to stop a...

  3. Obsession over surgery
    ... name it. What to do?. I am taking Celexa now and Lorazepam "as needed". Help please!!...

  4. Black_dove?
    ... because I'm getting my period this week. I took a lorazepam this evening and am feeling a lot better now. Have...

  5. Hi guys, need some advice/reasurrance please...
    ... I feel so pathetic. Love, Julia P.S. I took a lorazepam last night and it didn't help my thoughts. i just...
    ... counteracts the effects of your medication or with your lorazepam it can magnify the effects which is dangerous. But...

Panic Disorders board

  1. Panic Disorder with Fear of Flying
    ... the beginning of a panic attack. I took .5 mg of lorazepam and was okay. I took .5 again last night to help...

  2. Ativan...
    ... am paralyzed with fear of flying, my GP prescribed Lorazepam ( Ativan) .5 sublingual as necessary, in case I cannot...

  3. I guess I need some help and support
    ... hate taking drugs too but have now had to rely on Lorazepam twice to help me through an attack and I'm happy I...

  4. Feeling Like You Cant Breathe
    ... coming off that, I have needed xanax. I have tried Lorazepam 6 times and i felt no different on it at all... it...

  5. Lorazepam
    ... panic and anxiety and it works wonders. Xanax and Lorazepam are both benzdiazepenes and work in the same way....
    ... I've used a low dose of lorazepam daily for over 2 years and I'm still taking it. I ... and when I didn't do well on them, he put me back on lorazepam ....
    ... After my first attack my doctor prescribed Lorazepam for me incase I had another attack. So far I've only...
    ... I have taken lorazepam for over a year. One 1-2 mg in the eveing. I was also ... with your doctor. The thing I like best about the lorazepam is that it cuts out the repatetive thoughts and dreaded...
    ... lot easier." and, "The thing I like best about the lorazepam is that it cuts out the repatetive thoughts and dreaded...

  6. Is it still?
    ... started effexor, my doctor gave me a prescription for lorazepam . I was extremely sceptical because I thought for ... t an anxiety disorder. 30 minutes after taking a lorazepam I felt better than I had felt in 8 months... Went...

  7. lorazepam(ativan) and alcohol
    ... doctor had him on an anti depressent but is now on lorazepam . My husband also likes to drink, which is unadvisable...

  8. how long should this last?
    ... me and I hate it! (p.s. my doctor prescribed me lorazepam a few months ago but I haven't yet tried it.. haven...
    ... tingling are common from panic attacks, carry a few lorazepam tableyts with you and disolve 1 under the tongue next...

  9. Am i alone??
    ... of buspar admit it doesnt help for panic attacks, lorazepam at a higher dose will help a lot for the panic attacks ... breathe deep and slow and disolve a higher does of lorazepam under the tongue remember deep slow breathing is...

  10. Recovered?
    ... those occasions. I felt so out of control. Lorazepam did not work for me and I would panic right through...

  11. Anxiety or Panic??
    ... questions she seemed to know it was anxiety. She gave me lorazepam and I was completely fine that night. But is this...

  12. atavan/lorazepam
    ... ve been having panic attacks, so he prescribed me lorazepam for when I need it. I haven't needed it yet, and...

  13. Took my first ambulance ride last night
    ... shortness of breath and decided to take a Naproxen and Lorazepam to stave off the seemingly impending panic (Lorazepam...

  14. New panicker here. Anyone only panic at night???
    ... which ended up freaking me out more.....I was given Lorazepam Rx for home. It was basically useless. I ended up ... cannot lay down. One night, when I had not taken Lorazepam before I went to bed, I sat bolt upright out of dead...
    ... to arizona the alprazolam and lorazepam are both valium type meds and will calm you and reduce...

  15. Lorazapan
    ... my pericarditis is totally gone. I was given Lorazepam 1 mg. It basically was useless for me. I had 3 big...

  16. Horrible panic attack??
    ... few days now and prior to that, I had been on either Lorazepam or Xanax. I missed my dose of Xanax yesterday so I...

  17. Terrified of being further than 10 miles from home!
    ... terrified of being far from home even when I am taking my Lorazepam . I can drive all around town (My town isn't very ... parent's house I have to take 3 times my usual dose of Lorazepam or I freak out. The worst part is that summer is ... practice drive after taking only a normal dose of lorazepam . I made it about 5 miles out before I started to...
    ... learn relaxation, stress managment and take more lorazepam , take a few things with you that remind you of home...

  18. Finally some progress!
    ... miles from home without panic. I started taking my Lorazepam 4 or 5 times a day. A huge step up from what I had ... major improvements. I started weening myself off the Lorazepam slowly. I hadn't had a PA for quite a while because ... helping or not. Anyway, the other day I had zero Lorazepam in my system and was excercising fairly hard. I got ... lightheaded and started panicking. I took a Lorazepam which takes about 1/2 hr to kick in. Well, I had...
    ... thanks for the kind words, the lorazepam would have worked faster if you disolved the tablet...

  19. Alprazolam (Xanax) and drinking alcohol
    ... I take Lorazepam (Ativan), which is very similar to alprazolam. I...

  20. Such a BAD day...So very alone
    ... zoloft and find it to be very helpful. I also take lorazepam , which is generic ativan, a tranquilizer. I also...

  21. I honestly CANNOT go anymore
    ... better. I also take Ativan (actually the generic, lorazepam ) and if I take more than 1mg at a time during the...

  22. I think I'm going schizophrenic!!
    ... get free Zoloft. So, all I end up paying for is my Lorazepam (generic Ativan, a tranquilizer) which is less than...

  23. Ativan questions. Am I overdoing it?
    ... this post. I am prescribed 1mg of Ativan (actually Lorazepam , the generic) daily as needed. My doctor reccomends...
    ... really see how you could even function on 10mg of lorazepam a day, lol. My point is it's not going to kill you...
    ... this post. I am prescribed 1mg of Ativan (actually Lorazepam , the generic) daily as needed. My doctor reccomends...
    ... this post. I am prescribed 1mg of Ativan (actually Lorazepam , the generic) daily as needed. My doctor reccomends...

  24. Anti-anxiety Meds-which One???
    ... type meds (benzos) like valium(diazepam) or ativan ( lorazepam ) are very helpful. I take Effexor XR personally with...

  25. Panic attacks only when dealing with a certain person?
    ... I have been diagnosed with panic attacks and take lorazepam when I have one. I seem to have general anxiety all...
    ... happens only when i have to deal with her. i was given lorazepam but only to take when i have an attack. i find by...
    ... HI Puddy , lorazepam is useful , disolved under the tongue gets it working...
    ... and i assume they are taken all the time (i take the lorazepam when i have an attack). i just want this dread feeling...

  26. Will an Anti Depressant really stop my panic attacks?
    ... but it can take 6 weeks to start working properly lorazepam goes well with lexapro...
    ... because you're alone with your thoughts. I was on lorazepam (ativan) for awhile which helped but didn't totally...

  27. New Here, Anxiety Questions
    ... would leave too, but it hasnt. I need to take 1mg of lorazepam just to be able to go out or go to school everyday...
    ... other psooible causes should be checked carry a few lorazepam tablets with you when out, if a panic attack hits...

  28. newly diagnosed panic disorder.. but i dont believe!! did everyone else deny at 1st?
    ... anything medication either... once and awhile I take a lorazepam but I stopped taking the zoloft because it was making...

  29. Has anyone gotten off paxil
    ... of trying something new. I do, however, have some Lorazepam that the ER doctor gave me after my last trip there...

  30. Can it really get this bad???
    ... different meds? Have you tried breathing exercises? ( Lorazepam has helped me through some very difficult attacks...

  31. Do i have generalized anxiety?
    ... quit working on me. I've also had clonazepam and lorazepam for anxiety, but it was only used for a short amount...

  32. Physical Pain from stress & PA
    ... meds and none have worked for me. I am only taking lorazepam now and just beginning therapy. I pray that this...

  33. Experience with Effexor XR
    ... the medicine that will work for me. I'm down to one Lorazepam a day (use to take two), hopefully soon I won't have...

  34. need support from family or partner
    ... So I just said the heck with them, I will take my Lorazepam and start counseling. I sure hope it works for me...

  35. Panic attack medicine
    ... I see a neurologist for mine and he has had me on lorazepam for them . I have tried ssri drugs only to find out ... some people with this condition. I've been on the lorazepam for 3 years now and I'm still on a low dose of 0.5mg...
    ... and start counseling. I do have a prescription for Lorazepam to take whenever I need them. He never tried me on...
    ... and start counseling. I do have a prescription for Lorazepam to take whenever I need them. He never tried me on...

  36. New to this board, but not to PD.
    ... go places by myself!!! ( I always keep my bottle of Lorazepam and cell phone with me at all times!! :) ) I am...

  37. PD help
    ... swap to another antidepressant is indicated more lorazepam at the start of a panic attack will help I think...

  38. Panic attacks in the morning?
    ... down me whilst i shake. Well now i have been given Lorazepam to take which does calm me but it still takes 30 minutes...

  39. Scared, could this be something more serious?
    ... the past couple of days. I have also been taking Lorazepam as needed until the Prozac kicks in. I wonder if that...

  40. Man, this isn't a good day.....
    ... frustrating!!! Anyway, I am contemplating taking a Lorazepam (generic ativan) but I am scared....I jsut wonder...
    ... frustrating!!! Anyway, I am contemplating taking a Lorazepam (generic ativan) but I am scared....I jsut wonder...

  41. Ativan- side effects
    ... Yes, ativan ( lorazepam ) is a great medication....to take only temporarily...

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

  43. Benzo information
    ... Ketazolam (Anxon) Loprazolam (Dormonoct) Lorazepam (Ativan) Lormetazepam (Noctamid) Medazepam...

  44. My first day on medication.
    ... pill (approx. 5mg) and they also prescribed me some Lorazepam to calm me down if it happens again. I was wondering...
    ... pill (approx. 5mg) and they also prescribed me some Lorazepam to calm me down if it happens again. I was wondering...
    ... pill (approx. 5mg) and they also prescribed me some Lorazepam to calm me down if it happens again. I was wondering ... your psychratrist to look at another medication. The Lorazepam is a benzo and should take the edge off of the side ... zoloft, Effexor, etc. Benzos such as Kolonopin and Lorazepam (ativan) are the best medication for panic attacks...
    ... your psychratrist to look at another medication. The Lorazepam is a benzo and should take the edge off of the side ... zoloft, Effexor, etc. Benzos such as Kolonopin and Lorazepam (ativan) are the best medication for panic attacks...
    ... pill (approx. 5mg) and they also prescribed me some Lorazepam to calm me down if it happens again. I was wondering...
    ... little better. I went down to 5mg of Lexapro and took a Lorazepam with it for two days to prevent another panic attack...
    ... little better. I went down to 5mg of Lexapro and took a Lorazepam with it for two days to prevent another panic attack...

  45. going to start Buspar on Lorazepam when needed for now
    ... taken daily and doesnt do much for panic attacks lorazepam carried with you and a tablet disolved under the tongue...

  46. First panic attack?
    ... back normal. He perscribed me a 1 month supply of " lorazepam ", which I guess is for anxiety. I've had a few instances...
    ... keeps coming back. I will note that when I take the Lorazepam as prescribed, I'm relaxed (too relalxed) and fine...
    ... keeps coming back. I will note that when I take the Lorazepam as prescribed, I'm relaxed (too relalxed) and fine...

Personality Disorder board

  1. Advice
    ... so he gave me stronger ones. He also put me on apo- lorazepam because I had a lot of stress and anxiety. (I get ... i just found out in october) and i'm still on the lorazepam and they want me to go see a counsellor. I went to ... been keeping it hidden from others. and i'm sure the lorazepam helps too. There's a lot more i could say probably...

Phobias board

  1. looking for other people with agoraphobia.
    ... and anxiety. I was put on Lexapro to take daily and Lorazepam to take as needed for panic. The medications have...

  2. phobia of driving out of city limits
    ... terrified of being far from home even when I am taking my Lorazepam (a benzo, like a tranquilizer). I can drive all around ... parent's house I have to take 3 times my usual dose of Lorazepam or I freak out. The worst part is that summer is coming ... practice drive after taking only a normal dose of lorazepam . I made it about 5 miles out before I started to freak...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) board

  1. To those with PTSD and Firomyalgia
    ... am currently taking gabapentin in the daytime and lorazepam , remeron and mortriptyline at night. this is the...

Schizophrenia board

  1. Wrongly Diagnosed - Bipolar cycles ?
    ... explaining the above and recived a prescription for LORAZEPAM (i suppose that was to zone me out for the next 2...


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