What is Ativan?
Ativan 2mg belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peens). It is thought that lorazepam works by enhancing the activity of certain neurotransmitters in the brain.
Ativan 2mg is a prescription medicine used to treat anxiety disorders.
It is dangerous to purchase Ativan on the Internet or outside the United States. The sale and distribution of medicines outside the U.S. does not comply with safe-use regulations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Ativan 2mg can slow or stop your breathing, especially if you have recently used an opioid medication, alcohol, or other drugs that can slow your breathing.
MISUSE OF ATIVAN CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it.
You should not use Ativan if you have narrow-angle glaucoma, severe respiratory insufficiency, myasthenia gravis, or if you are allergic to Valium or a similar medicine.
Pregnant women should not take Ativan.
How do I know if I missed a dose?
If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Take no more than one dose at a time.
Overdosing: what happens?
If you suspect poisoning, call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 or seek immediate medical attention. Taking lorazepam with alcohol, opioid medicine, or other drugs that cause drowsiness or slow breathing can lead to a fatal overdose.
A severe overdose may cause drowsiness, confusion, slurred speech, restlessness, muscle weakness, loss of balance, light-headedness, slow heartbeats, shallow or shallow breathing, or a coma.
Can Ativan cause side effects?
It is possible to suffer dangerous side effects or die as a result.
Do not drive or engage in hazardous activities until you know how this medicine will affect you. A feeling of dizziness or drowsiness can lead to falls, accidents, or serious injuries.