Lorazepam 1mg : Lorazepam, sold under the brand name Ativan among others, is a benzodiazepine medication. It is used to treat anxiety disorders, trouble sleeping, active seizures including status epilepticus, alcohol withdrawal, and chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.USA Stop Shop Supplies
Extended-release alprazolam will work for about 11 hours. Lorazepam (Ativan)works even sooner at 30 – 60 minutes after taking it, with effects lasting up to 8 hours. Both are broken down by the liver, so folks with liver disease will need to watch out for these drugs lasting longer than expected.
This medication is used to treat anxiety. Lorazepam belongs to a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines which act on the brain and nerves (central nervous system) to produce a calming effect. This drug works by enhancing the effects of a certain natural chemical in the body (GABA).
How to use Lorazepam
Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your medical condition, age, and response to treatment.
If directed by your doctor, use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time(s) each day.