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Ativan 1mg Strip Of 25 Tablets

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Ativan 1 MG Description

Ativan 1 mg Tablet aids in the treatment of anxiety, panic attack, sleep disturbance, and social phobias. It gives short-term relief from anxiety symptoms such as nervousness, increased breathing, in

creased heart rate, excessive sweating, weakness or lack of concentration. It is also used to induce sedation before surgery or in dental procedures. The active ingredient of Ativan 1mg Tablet is lorazepam. It soothes the brain by reducing the excessive activity of nerve cells. Do not take this medicine without consulting a doctor. For optimal pharmacological effects, take the medication at the same time of the day. Ativan 1mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. Ativan 1mg Tablet has a habit-forming tendency if taken in larger doses or for a longer period of time. So, inform the doctor if you have a history of addiction or substance abuse. Do not skip Ativan 1mg Tablet without consulting your doctor, even after the resolution of the symptoms. Suddenly stopping this medicine can lead to serious health issues, withdrawal symptoms, convulsions, behavioural disorders, tremors, etc.


Product Summary

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ContainsLorazepam(1.0 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, panic attack, insomnia (Sleeplessness), sedation before surgery or dental procedures.
Side effectsDrowsiness, dizziness, confusion, weakness and unsteadiness, falls and fractures, memory loss
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Uses of Ativan 1 MG

  • Ativan 1mg Tablet is used for :-
  • Treatment of anxiety
  • Treatment of panic attack
  • Treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness)
  • Sedation before surgery or dental procedures

Contraindications of Ativan 1 MG

  • If you are allergic to lorazepam or other ingredients of Ativan 1mg Tablet.
  • If you consume alcohol regularly.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have a kidney disease.
  • If you have a liver disease.
  • If you have a respiratory disease.
  • If you have a sleep derived disease.
  • If you have acute narrow-angle glaucoma (caused by blocked draining canals in the eye, increasing pressure)
  • If you have any heart (cardiovascular) diseases.
  • If you suffer from myasthenia gravis

Side effects of Ativan 1 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Weakness and unsteadiness
  • Falls and fractures
  • Memory loss

Precautions and Warnings of Ativan 1 MG



Can I take Ativan 1mg Tablet during pregnancy?
No, Ativan 1mg Tablet can be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Ativan 1 mg transfers through the placenta and shows an increased risk of congenital malformations and potential side effects on the foetus. Infants of mothers who took Ativan 1 mg for a longer time or during the late phase of pregnancy or at delivery have shown withdrawal symptoms such as hypoactivity, hypotonia, decreased body temperature, respiratory depression, apnea, feeding problems during the postnatal period. Consult the doctor before taking the medicine in pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Ativan 1mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
Ativan 1 mg Tablets are not safe to take while breastfeeding, as they pass through the breastmilk in a significant amount, which can affect the baby. In such cases, breastfed babies should be closely monitored as not many studies have been done, and very limited information is available.


Can I drive if I have taken Ativan 1mg Tablet?
No, you should not drive while using Ativan 1 mg Tablets as it reduces alertness and causes drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty concentrating, and fatigue. So, do not perform activities that require mental alertness and physical strength, such as driving.


Can I consume alcohol with the Ativan 1mg Tablet?
No, do not consume alcohol with Ativan 1 mg Tablets. It intensifies effects like drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentration, fatigue. It affects daily activities.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You notice any allergic reactions.
  • Your condition does not improve or becomes worse after taking Ativan 1 mg Tablet.
  • You are trying to conceive, are breastfeeding, or taking birth control pills.
  • You want to stop the medication.
  • Ativan 1 mg Tablets can cause addiction, physical dependence and withdrawal reactions.
  • Before the doctors prescribe this medication, inform your doctor about your past and ongoing medical history. Some conditions can make you more susceptible to the side effects or intensify them.
  • Ativan 1mg Tablet is not suitable for children. It should not be administered without consulting the doctors.

Mode of Action of Ativan 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Ativan 1mg Tablet increases GABA (gamma-Aminobutyric Acid) activity, a chemical agent that reduces excessive activity in the brain, which is associated with seizures (fits). GABA calms down the nerves...
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Directions for Use of Ativan 1 MG

  • You should take Ativan 1mg Tablets in the same dose and duration prescribed by the doctor.
  • Ativan 1mg Tablet should be swallowed as a whole with water.
  • It should not be chewed or crushed. Do not break the tablet.
  • You can take Ativan 1mg Tablet with or without food.
  • You should take it at a fixed time daily. Avoid missing a dose.
  • This medicine should not be skipped, even after the resolution of the symptoms.
  • Sudden stoppage of this medicine can result in treatment failure or the development of withdrawal symptoms, which can lead to serious health issues.

Interactions of Ativan 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid side effects associated with medicine interactions, tell your doctor about any medicines, herbal medicines or supplements, and vitamins supplement you are currently taking. Ativan 1mg Tablet ...
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  • Antidepressants such as phenelzine, iproniazid
  • Antibiotics, lithium, and tryptophan
  • Medicine for migraine, stomach ulcers, and fungal infections with Ativan 1 mg Tablets
  • Seek medical advice before taking Ativan 1 mg Tablets if you are on opioids. Opioids have additive effects and lead to sedation, respiratory depression, coma, and death.
  • Pain killers
  • Medicines that decrease blood levels of potassium or magnesium, as they have the tendency to increase the risk of life-threatening heart rhythm disorder.

Interactions with food items

  • There is no information available regarding the interaction of food with Ativan 1 mg Tablets.

Storage and disposal of Ativan 1 MG

Store Ativan 1 mg Tablets below 30℃, away from direct heat and light, in a cool place. Do not freeze it and keep them away from pets and children. Dispose of unused and/or expired medicines medication...
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Dosage of Ativan 1 MG


Don’t take Ativan 1 mg Tablets more than the prescribed dose. Overdosing will lead to toxicity in the body. It can lead to severe side effects like rashes, hives, dizziness, swelling, wheezing, cough,...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed the dose of Ativan 1 mg Tablets, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, take the next scheduled dose. Do not take two doses together to compensate ...
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Content Details


DR. Pallavi Kaushik

BDS & Masters in Clinical Research


Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long does an Ativan 1 mg Tablet stay in the body?

A: Ativan 1 mg Tablet stays for around 3 days in the body before getting completely removed from the system.

Q: Can Ativan 1 mg Tablet cause addiction?

A: Yes, Ativan 1 mg Tablet causes addiction when abused or misused.

Q: Can Ativan 1 mg Tablet cause memory loss?

A: Yes, Ativan 1 mg Tablet can cause memory loss. However, it is one of the rare side effects.
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Last Updated on: 25 Apr 2022 | 11:29 AM (IST)
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