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Adivan is a common misspelling of Ativan (lorazepam).

What is Ativan (Adivan)?

Ativan (Adivan) is a benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety or anxiety associated with symptoms of depression. Ativan (Adivan) is also used to cause drowsiness before certain medical procedures and treating certain types of seizures. Ativan (Adivan) may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Ativan (Adivan) affects the balance of certain chemicals in the brain. This results in a reduction in anxiety.

Common Ativan (Adivan) side effects include sedation, dizziness, weakness and unsteadiness. The incidence of sedation and unsteadiness increases with age.

Patients using Ativan (Adivan) must not operate dangerous machinery or motor vehicles. Tolerance for alcohol and other CNS depressants will also be diminished.

To assure the safe and effective use of Ativan (Adivan), since benzodiazepines may produce psychological and physical dependence, patients must consult with their physician before either increasing the dose or abruptly discontinuing Ativan (Adivan).

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