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User Reviews for Lorazepam to treat Status Epilepticus

Also known as: Ativan

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Lorazepam Rating Summary

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8.5/10 Average Rating
6 Ratings with 5 User Reviews

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Reviews for Lorazepam

Ativan (lorazepam): "Was withdrawing from fentanyl heroin and a little bit from suboxone. It takes away most symptoms but xanax and klonopin work better. Ativan works great for anxiety tho. And lasts 6/7 hours for me."

   
10

Xannicandi November 2, 2017

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"Use as a rescue medication to break seizure clusters. I only take when needed. Which isn't often thankfully."

   
6.0

Dhaniboi (taken for 10 years or more) April 3, 2017

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Ativan (lorazepam): "This med works well for calming my head after a seizure(s). I have partial seizures. Started using it 2 years ago, 'as needed' Recently I'm attempting to discontinue any use of this medicine. My dosage is only 0.5 sublingual. The withdrawal symptoms are absolutely brutal. It's a low dose. I'm not sure if my sensitivity to medication and time taken affects the detox. I didn't expect the nightmares, nausea, exhaustion, fuzzy head. I am glad this med helped when needed, but can say, I'll never return to using it."

   
5.0

KaterinaSernowski (taken for 2 to 5 years) March 7, 2017

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"Lorazepam has changed my life. I've had seizures for 20 years now. After being prescribed this, my seizures have been less frequent and it has actually stopped seizures from happening! I take them as soon as I feel the aura."

   
10

Tesseract December 12, 2016

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Ativan (lorazepam): "I keep Ativan in a small container in my pocket at all times! When I feel a generalized tonic clonic (grand mal) seizure coming on, I put one in my mouth, chew it up, swallow it, and prevents or stops the seizure immediately. I am no longer afraid of status epilepticus because Ativan protects me. I'm thankful they exist."

   
10

Epilepsy Advocate (taken for less than 1 month) January 28, 2013

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