1 Nov 2012
Not technically. It's about half the strength of xanax, but nothing beats a good 'ol IV of lorazepam when you're in the hospital ;)
According to most benzodiazepine equivalence tables, 1mg lorazepam equals 0.5mg alprazolam. I'd link you to the table but my comment wouldn't get posted due to the link. (the site automatically flags the post as possible spam so it has to be manually approved, and they never go through).
So again, Xanax is roughly twice the strength of lorazepam. Good luck.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Lorazepam - I have been on Xanax for a month and a half for heart palpitation at night, I was having
... side effects from this med,(crying, depressed, more anxiety) I thought I was going crazy. So my doctor switched me to ativan on January 6, 2010 ...
1 answer • 20 Jan 2010
Does Klonopin work better to treat anxiety than Lorazepam and Xanax? Thank you
2 answers • 12 Dec 2012
I have been suffering the most disturbing panic and anxiety attacks along with sleepness nights for about 8 weeks. I have now been given Lorazepam to ...
1 answer • 7 Aug 2013
... and for anxiety. I suddenly could not sleep in the middle of March. At the emergency i was prescribed Lorazepam. After 2 months i want to wean ...
3 answers • 28 May 2014