Is ativan a opiate?

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21 Aug 2013

No, Ativan (lorazepam) is a benzodiazepine but it is also considered a schedule IV controlled substance.

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22 Aug 2013

No, ativan is not an opiate, but it is a Benzo and it is addictive.

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22 Aug 2013

No It is a benzodiazepine like xanax klonopin etc

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22 Aug 2013

hello boogmac
Ativan is not a opiate it is a benzodiazapine... also in that family of meds is xanax, klonopin and alot of others... it is very habit forming so if u do go on it please be careful, and never take more then prescribed... angel1662

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