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What is Lorazepam?

Lorazepam is a generic medicine available under the brand name Ativan. It belongs to the medication class of benzodiazepine. The World Health Organization (WHO) has placed Lorazepam on the list of essential medicines. It also comes under schedule IV of the control substance Act of the United States (U.S). Doctors use Lorazepam for the short term, i.e., for two to four weeks. Lorazepam is available only with a proper prescription from a doctor, and you can take it orally or through injection (both intramuscular and intravenous).

What are the uses of Lorazepam?

Doctors should prescribe Lorazepam to treat the following medical disorder:

  • Anxiety disorder
  • Trouble in sleeping (insomnia)
  • Seizures including status epilepticus
  • Alcohol dependence and its withdrawal
  • nausea or vomiting due to Chemotherapy
  • Severe agitation
  • An acute coronary syndrome (caused due to excessive cocaine use)
  • Any other condition as they determine

Doctors also use Lorazepam during surgery to interfere with memory formation in the patients. They also use this medication to sedate patients who are mechanically ventilated.

How does Lorazepam work?

Being a member of the benzodiazepine family, Lorazepam works similarly to other medicines of this family work. Lorazepam works on the central nervous system to relieve anxiety. It helps to enhance the activity of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the brain. Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is the neurotransmitter responsible for sending signals throughout the body, and its tranquilizing nature reduces stress and anxiety.

What to know before using Lorazepam?

It is best to keep the following pointers in mind before using Lorazepam:

  • Authorities have not approved Lorazepam for patients below 12 years of age.
  • Lorazepam is habit-forming; misuse, abuse, or addiction to this medication can be fatal.
  • You probably know that buying and selling Lorazepam without a proper prescription is an offense under the prevailing law.
  • It is best to avoid taking Lorazepam if you are allergic to it or its components or similar medication.
  • Please don’t take the said medication if you have an allergy to any benzodiazepine or you are suffering from narrow-angle glaucoma.
  • To ensure that taking Lorazepam is safe for you, you should tell your doctor if you have or ever had the following health disorder:
    • Breathing issues such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), asthma, sleep apnea (breathing that stops while sleeping)
    • Addiction to drugs or Alcohol or history thereof
    • Depression
    • Mood swings
    • Destructive, self detrimental, or hostile behavior
    • Kidney disease
    • Liver disease
    • Seizures
    • Glaucoma
  • It is not safe to use Lorazepam while breastfeeding, as this medicine may pass into breast milk and harm the nursing baby.
  • Using Lorazepam during pregnancy may cause congenital disability to the newly born.
  • Taking Lorazepam may impair your thinking and reactions and increase the risk of severe injuries and accidents; therefore, you should avoid involving in activities that require attention and alertness.
  • Don’t use Alcohol to avoid dangerous interactions between these two.
  • If you ever feel uneasy after using Lorazepam, you should immediately consult your doctor and ask for medical help.
  • You can also get emergency medical assistance by calling the poison helpline at 1-800-222-1222.
  • It is best not to ignore the Lorazepam overdose symptoms as it can be fatal. The overdose symptoms of using Lorazepam includes the following:
    • Drowsiness or dizziness
    • Confusion
    • Slurred or unclear speech
    • Restlessness
    • Weakness in the muscles
    • Loss of balance and coordination
    • Lightheadedness
    • Slow heartbeats
    • Shallow breathing
    • Coma
  • It is the patients’ responsibility to tell the doctor about all the medicines they are currently taking. Their medical professional will prescribe them Lorazepam accordingly to avoid interaction between medications. The following medicines may interact with Lorazepam or may increase the risk of certain side effects:
    • Probenecid
    • Aminophylline
    • Theophylline
    • Anti-anxiety medications
    • medicine to treat mental illness
    • seizure medicine
    • Sleeping pills
    • cold or allergy medicine
  • Please avoid taking any herbal products, nutritional supplements, and other over-the-counter medication while using Lorazepam.
  • You may need frequent blood tests to determine whether the medicine is working well enough for you.
  • Consult your doctor before leaving Lorazepam; otherwise, you may suffer from the medicine’s unpleasant withdrawal symptoms.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children; they may misuse it.
  • Store Lorazepam tablets at room temperature, away from heat and moisture.
  • After completion of treatment, ask the chemist near you regarding the proper disposal of leftover medicine.
  • You should ask your doctor about all the necessary precautions that you should take while using this medication.
  • You can also consult your doctor to learn more about the risks and benefits associated with Lorazepam.

Lorazepam dosage

Take Lorazepam dosage as exactly prescribed by your doctor, and please don’t take it more often than prescribed. Your doctor will recommend Lorazepam depending on several factors such as:

  • Your age
  • Your weight
  • Your medical condition
  • Other health disorders you already have
  • How you responded to the first dose of the medicine

Your doctor should prescribe you the lowest possible dose in starting and then gradually increase your medicine dose according to your health condition. To determine a suitable dosage, they should make a full and proper medical checkup of the patient.

The following is the Lorazepam usual dose that a doctor can prescribe according to different medical conditions:

Dosage for treating anxiety

  • For older adults (65 years and above)

1 mg to 2 mg of the medicine, divided into multiple dosages. Your doctor will slowly increase your dose to avoid the adverse effects of the treatment.

  • For adults (more than 18 years but less than 65 years of age)

Initially, 2 mg to 3 mg of the medicine, twice or thrice a day, then after 1 mg to 2 mg of Lorazepam, twice or thrice a day. Your doctor will gradually adjust your medicine dose according to your health condition.

  • For children (more than 12 years but less than 18 years)

Initially, 2 mg to 3 mg of the medicine, twice or thrice a day, then after 1 mg to 2 mg of Lorazepam, twice or thrice a day.

  • For children (less than 12 years of age)

Doctors should not recommend Lorazepam for children below 12 years of age to treat anxiety.

Dosage for treating insomnia

  • For adults (18 years and above)

2 mg to 4 mg of Lorazepam tablets once a day in the night before sleeping.

  • For children (more than 12 years but less than 18 years)

2 mg to 4 mg of Lorazepam tablets once a day in the night before sleeping.

  • For children (less than 12 years of age)

Doctors should not recommend Lorazepam for children below 12 years of age to treat anxiety.

Lorazepam side effects

The common side effects of using Lorazepam include the following:

  • Dizziness or drowsiness
  • Weakness
  • Unsteadiness

It is okay to experience mild side effects symptoms after using this medication. You can still consult your doctor and ask for medical help if these symptoms bother you so much or are unbearable. You should stop taking medication and tell your doctor if you experience the following health issues:

  • Severe dizziness or drowsiness
  • Unusual mood swings
  • Restlessness or excitement
  • Destructive thought or behavior
  • Self detrimental or hostile behavior
  • Confusion
  • Aggression
  • Hallucinations
  • Trouble in sleeping
  • Changed vision
  • Dark-colored urine
  • Jaundice (yellowness in the eyes or pale skin)
  • Any other severe reaction to the medicine resulting in hives, breathlessness, swelling on the face, lips, tongue, or throat.

You should also report to your doctor if you ever experience any other side effects, symptoms, or symptoms that are getting even worse.