Ativan 1 mg is a part of Ativan dosages and a brand name of Lorazepam. Lorazepam is a prescription medication for the treatment of,
- Anxiety disorder,
- Trouble sleeping,
- Active seizure including status epilepticus,
- Alcohol withdrawal symptoms and
- Chemotherapy-induced vomiting and nausea.
You may also use Ativan during surgery to interfere with memory formation and sedate those who are being mechanically ventilated. Ativan is also used for severe agitation.
Lorazepam (Ativan) is also used, along with other treatments for acute coronary syndrome due to the use of cocaine.
Ativan 1 mg is the best initial dosage for the treatment of anxiety, which you may take 2 to 3 times daily. It is also useful as an oral maintenance dosage for anxiety.
How To Take Ativan 1 mg?
You may take Ativan 1 mg tablet by mouth, with or without food. It is good to take Ativan 1 mg at the same time each day. Taking the drug at a fix time help to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. You should takin this medication in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor as it has a high potential of habit-forming.
How Ativan 1 mg Works?
Ativan 1 mg is work by increasing the action of a chemical messenger as it is a benzodiazepine medicine. After increasing the effect of chemical messengers, Ativan suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Ativan 1 mg Side Effects –
Ativan contains some active and inactive ingredients that may cause some frequent and severe side effects in some adverse conditions.
Here we have mentioned some side effects of Ativan.
- Faintness or dizziness while changing the sitting position
- Irregular or fast heartbeat
- Itching, hives
- Loss of balance control
- Vomiting and nausea
- Swelling or puffiness of the eyelids or around the eyes, lips, face, and tongue
- Sore throat
- Seizures, etc.
It is not a complete list of side effects; some other frequent and severe side effects are also possible. You should take immediate medical help if you have any unusual changes while using Ativan.