Lorazepam

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Lorazepam, sold under the brand name Ativan, is a prescription medication classed as a benzodiazepine tranquilizer, an anticonvulsant (anti-seizure medication), and an antiemetic (nausea/vomiting) drug.[1][2] Lorazepam is used to treat many different conditions, including:

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Lorazepam is a potentially habit-forming/addictive drug.[2] Common side effects when taken in tablet form include sedation - drowsiness / sleepiness, dizziness and feeling unsteady, and ataxia.[2]

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  1. 1.01.1 "Ativan". Drugs.com. Retrieved Jan 21, 2020. 
  2. 2.02.12.22.3 "Lorazepam Side Effects: Common, Severe, Long Term". Drugs.com. Retrieved Jan 21, 2020. 

adverse reaction - Any unintended or unwanted response to the treatment under investigation in a clinical trial.

adverse reaction - Any unintended or unwanted response to the treatment under investigation in a clinical trial.

ME/CFS - An acronym that combines myalgic encephalomyelitis with chronic fatigue syndrome. Sometimes they are combined because people have trouble distinguishing one from the other. Sometimes they are combined because people see them as synonyms of each other.

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