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Another question...Besides the Nyquil my fiance is using...he also takes Ativan when needed. It is an anti-anxiety med somewhat like xanax. He is on a very low dose, and does not take it everyday. I'm getting very concerned because I noticed he has been taking it more frequently. He is an addict. In anyone's opinion, is it normal for a doctor to prescribe Ativan to an ex heroin user??

Do you think my fiance needs to be more open about this? He told me a while ago that he takes ativan when he gets nervous or has a lot of anxiety and stress. Is it asking too much for him to tell me when he is taking these meds or is it crossing the line?