What is the antidote for an overdose of lorazepam?

Answers (1)

22 Mar 2012

The treatment for an Lorazepam overdose will vary. If the Lorazepam overdose was recent, the doc may give certain medicines or place a tube into the stomach to "pump the stomach." Once Lorazepam has been absorbed into the body, dialysis may be useful for removing Lorazepam from the blood.

Flumazenil (Romazicon®), an antidote for benzodiazepine overdose, may also be helpful. Treatment also involves supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose. For example, supportive treatment options may include: Fluids through an intravenous line (IV); Other treatments based on complications that occur.

It is important that you seek medical attention immediately if you believe that you may have overdosed on Lorazepam.

Please take care, best wishes!

Votes: +0

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Naltrexone added?

if naltrexone is given as an antidote for overdose to stop the med from working how can it work taking it with it, how can your stomach seperate it ...

0 answers 7 Mar 2010

Are there any side effects coming off lorazepam after a month, 0.5 mg twice a day?

Been on cipralex 10 mg for 2 weeks, lorazepam 0.5 mg twice daily for a month. Doctor tole me to take lorazepam until cipralex kicked in, how do I ...

1 answer 11 Oct 2013

Zanax 1 Mg verses Lorazepam 0.5mg?

i took 6 lorazepam 0.5mg-3 days thursday ago & i'm on Zanax 1mg i have a drug test at pain clinic dr. makes sure i take my pain meds and ...

2 answers 12 Jan 2014

Whats the antidote for clobazam overdose!>. ans me fast???

my sister is admitted as she fainted last night... she tod me she took clobazam too muxh 1 day! so i want to know its antidote!!! plz hurry up ...

1 answer 12 Apr 2014