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Ativan is the lorazepam tablets belonging to the class of benzodiazepines. Lorazepam is a white to off-white colored powder, an antianxiety agent, having the chemical name 7-chloro-5-(o-chlorophenyl)-1,3- dihydro-3-hydroxy-2H-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one.

The generic lorazepam tablets come under the brand name Ativan, oral tablets, with 0.5mg, 1mg, or 2mg strength of lorazepam. Microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, lactose monohydrate, and polacrilin potassium are the inactive ingredients of Ativan tablets.

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USES :

Buy Ativan Online for the treatment of anxiety disorder, depression due to anxiety or short term relief from the symptoms of anxiety.

Ativan affects brain chemicals to reduce anxiety or symptoms.

The effectiveness of Ativan in the long-term (more than four months) is not manifest. Assess the dosage periodically for the best results.

 DOSAGE :

Ativan tablets are for oral administration. Individualize the amount and frequency of doses and duration of therapy adjusting to the needs of each patient.

The usual dose of Ativan is 2-6mg per day, given in divided doses. Give the most significant dose just before bedtime. The daily dosage ranges from 1mg to 10mg, offered as needed by the patients.

For the patients of anxiety, the initial dose is 2mg to 3mg per day.

Patients who have insomnia due to anxiety take a single dose of 2mg to 4mg at bedtime.

For debilitated or elderly patients, the initial dosage is 1-2mg per day, further adjusted according to the need and tolerance of patients.

Increase the doses gradually to avoid any adverse effects. While increasing the dosage, increase evening doses before the daytime doses. 

FORMS & STRENGTHS

Buy Ativan Online in the following forms and strengths:

Strength Form Color Imprint
0.5mg  five-sided (shield shape) tablet White. Raised “A” on one side and “BPI” “63” on the other.
1mg  five-sided (shield shape) tablet White. Raised “A” on one side and “BPI” “64” on the other.
2mg five-sided (rectangular pentagon) tablet White. Raised “A” and number “2” on one side and “BPI” “65” on the other.

SIDE EFFECTS

Most adverse reactions to Ativan include CNS (Central Nervous System) depression and dependence, and other severe effects occurring with higher doses.

Frequent reactions to Ativan include:

  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Amnesia
  • Memory impairment
  • Confusion
  • Depression
  • Euphoria
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Ataxia
  • Blurred vision
  • Dysarthria
  • Impotence
  • Decreased orgasm
  • Respiratory depression
  • Apnea
  • Nausea
  • Change in appetite
  • Constipation
  • Jaundice
  • Hypersensitivity reactions
  • Allergic skin reactions
  • Alopecia
  • Hyponatremia
  • Pancytopenia
  • Hypothermia
  • Autonomic manifestations
  • Coma

Paradoxical reactions due to Ativan include:

  • Excitation
  • Anxiety
  • Agitation
  • Hostility
  • Rage
  • Aggression
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Sexual arousal
  • Hallucinations.

OVERDOSE :

A severe overdose of Ativan causes CNS depression ranging from drowsiness to coma. The mild symptoms of Ativan overdose include:

  • Drowsiness
  • Mental confusion
  • Dysarthria
  • Paradoxical reactions
  • Lethargy
  • Ataxia
  • Hypotonia
  • Hypotension

In severe cases, the Ativan overdose can cause cardiovascular depression, respiratory depression, hypotonic state, coma, and death.

Take general supportive and symptomatic measures in case of overdose. Consult the doctor for further assistance.

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