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Adavan is a common misspelling of Ativan (lorazepam).

What is Ativan (Adavan)?

Ativan (Adavan) is a benzodiazepine. It works by slowing down the movement of chemicals in the brain. This results in a reduction in nervous tension (anxiety) and causes little sedation.

Ativan (Adavan) is used to treat anxiety or anxiety associated with symptoms of depression.

Ativan (Adavan) may cause you to become drowsy or less alert; therefore, driving or operating dangerous machinery or participating in any hazardous activity that requires full mental alertness is not recommended. If you are severely depressed or have suffered from severe depression, consult with your doctor before taking Ativan (Adavan).

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