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Ativan vs Xanax - What is the difference?

Is Ativan milder than Xanax? Does anyone know?

I am currently taking the low dose xanax as needed & I have taken it for a number of years. I noticed that the xanax sometimes make me sleepy & all I want to do is cut my anxiety & not get sleepy or lower my energy level! Does anyone take ativan & use to take xanax? Or has anyone... read more

Anxiety - Properly tapering off Ativan?

Hi everyone So glad to have found this place. I have suffered from severe anxiety, panic attacks, OCD, stress-intolerance, Agoraphobia and a few other anxiety-related disorders for about 12 years now. I've also been taking Ativan (1mg) for the last 4 years and was splitting my pills in half.... read more

Anyone having trouble switching generic Ativan (lorazepam)?

Have been taking one half of a 0.5mg lorazepam for years. Lately the Sandoz brand. My pharmacy can no longer get that brand (not sure if Sandoz still makes it). I was given Watson instead. It gave me bad heartburn and when it finally kicked in it felt so strong I was unable to stand up. I asked for... read more

Can you be prescribed Ativan and Xanax together? Do they have a different action ?

I was prescribed both but I thought they were for the same purpose - anxiety. Should I take both at different times?

What is the usual dosage of Ativan?

what is a normal dosage of ativan? 8mg? or would 8mg put me out?

How long does ativan stay in your body & show up in a urine test?

i want to take 6mg today, but i could get piss tested on monday.

Can I take more than 1 Ativan for anxiety?

My Dr prescribed 1 mg of Lorazepam to help me on an upcoming flight from Atlanta to London (in 5 days). I have taken Xanax in the past, but never Lorazepam. I tried it last Sunday night at bedtime (a week ago), and within the hour, I was out like a light. I didn't wake up during the night like... read more

What is the strenth of Ativan 1mg compared to 1 mg of Xanax?

My doc. switched me from 1mg Alprazolam=Xanax to 1mg lorazepam=Ativan ? How much difference is there in strength ??? Ddog12.>>

I have been on Klonopin for 16 yrs and developed a tolerance is Xanax a viable alternative?

I have been on Clonazepam for 16 years for anxiety, and it seems like I have developed a tolerance to it (Shocking after just 16 years, I know... ) Ativan was an unpleasant replacement. It made me very lethargic and I had to take it like 3-4 times a day, not as needed like with Clonazepam. I also... read more

Should I increase my citalopram dose or is this a bump in the road?

Hey everybody I've been on 10mg of citalopram for a little bit over a year i was prescribed it for constant anxiety or generalized anxiety disorder i havnt taken an ativan in 8 months and everything was going great until these last 4 days it feels like im back at square one. I've been... read more

I am taking Zoloft for anxiety. It seems to make more depressed. Can Zolft make you more depressed?

Like I said I am taking the Zoloft for anxiety. I am also taking Ativan for panic attacks. Since taking the medicines I have felt more depressed. I don't feel suicidal but I do want to harm myself. I have been feeling the urge to cut and I just want to know if this is the meds. Thank you for... read more

Ativan + Citalopram?

Hi, I have been taking Ativan .5mg. twice a day for about two weeks now and was recently given Citalopram 10mg for depression, severe anxiety/panic attacks. I was wondering if I could take both the Ativan and Citalopram at the same time? I have this phobia that its going to make my heart stop or... read more

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