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Ativan Tablet

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Ativan (lorazepam) is in a group of drugs called benzodiazepines (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peens). It affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause anxiety.
Ativan is used to treat anxiety disorders.

Ativan may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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Product Description

Active Indredients

Ativan (lorazepam), an antianxiety agent, has the chemical formula, 7-chloro-5-(o-chlorophenyl)-1,3-dihydro-3-hydroxy-2//-1,4-benzodiazepin- 2-one:


C15H10Cl2N2O2     MW: 321.16

It is a nearly white powder almost insoluble in water. Each Ativan (lorazepam) tablet, to be taken orally, contains 0.5 mg, 1 mg, or 2 mg of lorazepam. The inactive ingredients present are lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, and polacrilin potassium.

What form(s) does this medication come in?

Oral tablets

0.5 mg
Each white, round, flat tablet, engraved with "W" on one side and "0.5" on the other side, contains lorazepam 0.5 mg. Nonmedicinal ingredients: lactose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, and polacrilin potassium. This medication does not contain gluten or tartrazine.

1 mg
Each white, scored, oblong tablet, engraved with "Ativan" on one side and "1" on the other side, contains lorazepam 1 mg. Nonmedicinal ingredients: lactose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, and polacrilin potassium. This medication does not contain gluten or tartrazine.

2 mg
Each white, scored, ovoid tablet, engraved with "Ativan" on one side and "2" on the other side, contains lorazepam 2 mg. Nonmedicinal ingredients: lactose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, and polacrilin potassium. This medication does not contain gluten or tartrazine.

Sublingual tablets

0.5 mg
Each pale green, round, flat tablet, engraved with "W" on one side and "0.5" on the other side, contains lorazepam 0.5 mg. Nonmedicinal ingredients: cornstarch, D&C Yellow No. 10 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Blue No. 1 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake, lactose, magnesium stearate, and microcrystalline cellulose. This medication does not contain gluten or tartrazine.

1 mg
Each white, round, flat tablet, engraved with "W" on one side and "1" on the other side, contains lorazepam 1 mg. Nonmedicinal ingredients: cornstarch, lactose, magnesium stearate, and microcrystalline cellulose. This medication does not contain gluten or tartrazine.

2 mg
Each blue, round, flat tablet, engraved with "W" on one side and "2" on the other side, contains lorazepam 2 mg. Nonmedicinal ingredients: cornstarch, FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake, lactose, magnesium stearate, and microcrystalline cellulose. This medication does not contain gluten or tartrazine.

How should I use this medication?

Anxiety: The recommended starting dose of lorazepam for adults is 2 mg per day. The dose is individualized according to your specific needs and response to the medication. This dose can be increased by your doctor to as high as 6 mg per day in 2 to 4 divided doses.

If you are taking the sublingual tablets, place the tablet under the tongue. The medication will dissolve in about 20 seconds. You should not swallow for at least 2 minutes to allow the medication to be absorbed into the body.

Seizures: The dose of injectable lorazepam for seizures is based on body weight and given by a trained health care provider in a hospital.

Many things can affect the dose of medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor.

It is important to take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you have been taking this medication regularly, do not stop taking the medication without speaking with your doctor. A gradual reduction in dose is recommended when stopping this medication to avoid withdrawal effects.

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible and continue with your regular schedule. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

What side effects are possible with this medication?

Many medications can cause side effects. A side effect is an unwanted response to a medication when it is taken in normal doses. Side effects can be mild or severe, temporary or permanent.

The side effects listed below are not experienced by everyone who takes this medication. If you are concerned about side effects, discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with your doctor.

The following side effects have been reported by at least 1% of people taking this medication. Many of these side effects can be managed, and some may go away on their own over time.

Contact your doctor if you experience these side effects and they are severe or bothersome. Your pharmacist may be able to advise you on managing side effects.

clumsiness or unsteadiness
dizziness or lightheadedness
drowsiness
slurred speech

Although most of the side effects listed below don't happen very often, they could lead to serious problems if you do not seek medical attention.

Are there any other precautions or warnings for this medication?

efore you begin using a medication, be sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions or allergies you may have, any medications you are taking, whether you are pregnant or breast-feeding, and any other significant facts about your health. These factors may affect how you should use this medication.

Allergic reaction: Some people may develop a serious allergic reaction to this medication. Signs of an allergic reaction include a severe rash, hives, swollen face or throat, or difficulty breathing. If these occur, seek immediate medical attention.

Dependence and withdrawal: Physical dependence (a need to take regular doses to prevent physical symptoms) has been associated with benzodiazepines such as lorazepam. Severe withdrawal symptoms may be experienced if the dose is significantly reduced or suddenly discontinued.
Withdrawal symptoms can include:

abdominal cramps
agitation
confusion
diarrhea
extreme anxiety
headache
irritability
memory impairment
muscle pain
nervousness
restlessness
sleep problems
tension
tremors
vomiting

Reducing the dose gradually under medical supervision can help prevent or decrease these withdrawal symptoms. If you have a history of addiction or substance use problems, discuss the risks and benefits of the medication with your doctor.

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We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

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