lorazepam


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tranquilizer (trade name Ativan) used to treat anxiety and tension and insomnia

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In patients who participated in the discontinuation phase (silexan group: n=38, lorazepam group, n=35), a reduction in the HAM-A-total score of 13.5 [+ or -] 5.7 and 11.7 [+ or -] 7.7 points, respectively, was found over the whole treatment phase (baseline to week 8).
One day before narcotic withdrawal begins, lorazepam is started in order to ease anxiety, at a dose of 1 mg every 6-8 hours, continued throughout the entire withdrawal.
She gave another patient, referred to only as 'resident G,' one milligram of Lorazepam instead of half.
Diazepam was changed to lorazepam 2 mg po/iv every six hours, and 1 mg po every four hours as needed for agitation with haloperidol 1 mg po/im every two hours as needed for severe agitation.
She was encouraged to discontinue the lorazepam, and her symptoms gradually diminished.
Although larger studies are needed to confirm the effectiveness of lorazepam, low doses of the antianxiety medication are safe and not associated with any side effects.
John's wort, lorazepam, methadone, cetirizine and rifabutin.
To be eligible, consumers had to spend their own money in 1998 and 1999 on either clorazepate or lorazepam. Over those two years, according to allegations, Mylan, which has consistently denied any wrongdoing, tried to corner the market for the active ingredients used to make the drugs and then raised the prices - in some cases by as much as 2,000%.
Two months later, Mylan raised the price of lorazepam, a generic version of Wyeth-Ayerst's Ativan, by 2,679 percent, from $13.60 to $378 for a 1,000 tablet bottle of the drug.
* A standardized order set for the "alcohol withdrawal prophylaxis protocol" utilizing lorazepam (Ativan).
After several hospital visits for psychotic episodes, SD was put on a drug regimen that included various straight and prn orders for lorazepam (Ativan), chlorpromazine (Thorazine) and risperidone (Risperdal), but he continued to be difficult to manage.
Geriatricians therefore recommend that, if a sleeping pill is really necessary, older women should be given the kind that doesn't accumulate in the body--such as oxazepam (Serax) and lorazepam (Ativan).
The Scientific Research Division Laboratory of the New York City Police Department and the New York County Medical Examiner's Office identified scopolamine hydrobromide, lorazepam, and atrophine as three of the more commonly used knock-out substances.
The medications used either: (1) affect the brain control of muscle tone - for example, diazepam (Valium), lorazepam (Ativan), clonazepam (Klonopin), and baclofen (Lioresal) - or (2) decrease the ability of muscle to contract, as in the case of dantrolene (Dantrium).