The medication Ativan is a prescription drug which used to treat anxiety. It belongs to the class of drugs, which is known as benzodiazepines, they directly act on the brain and the central nervous system to give a calming effect and to get relief from symptoms of anxiety. The drug Ativan works on the certain natural chemicals present in the body called GABA by enhancing its effects. This drug is also used to treat short-term insomnia. The disease Insomnia is a medical condition that involves poor sleep quality or quantity of sleep during a period of time in short in maintains problems in sleep. It is not a narcotic drug, but it can produce soporific effects, or it may have adverse side effects when taken while using antihistamine medications. The individuals or patients who are prescribed for this medication can buy Ativan online from our pharmacy.
Precautions Ativan Online
The drug Ativan is only prescribed by an expert, and it is available by prescription only. It is illegal to use it without the prescription by an expert doctor or pharmacist. This medication is only available as an oral drug or by injection. Your expert physician or healthcare provider would advise you that while taking this medication or other benzodiazepines, you should not consume alcohol. The side effects and withdrawal symptoms that are most commonly associated with this drug are drowsiness and dizziness.
Read this drug information label that comes in the prescription as well as every time the order is refilled. There may be some new health information when you buy Ativan online or otherwise. The patients who are using this drug should alert their physician about any problems from the use of this Ativan and any troublesome side effects. This drug is available under the following different brand name such as Lorazepam.
The common side effects of Ativan include:
- Suicidal ideation or attempt
- Spinning sensation such as vertigo
- Sleeping problems
- Extrapyramidal symptoms which include: muscle spasms, restlessness, jerky movements
- Loss of control of bodily movements, ataxia
- Respiratory depression
- Convulsions or seizures
- Visual disturbances
- Difficulty in speaking
- Low blood pressure, hypotension
- Change in libido, impotence
- Hypersensitivity reactions
- Change in appetite
- Anxiety, excitation, agitation, hostility, aggression, rage
- Blood dyscrasias
- Increased bilirubin
- Increased liver transaminases
- Increase in ALP
This is not the complete list having all of the possible side effects, and other serious side effects may occur. Consult your expert for additional health information about common effects or adverse side effects associated with this drug.
What if I miss a dose of Ativan?
When you are prescribed for the medication of Ativan, you should take the dosage on time to get the most benefit of the medicine. Missing a dose is never recommended but however, if someone misses a dose by mistake he/she should take the missed dose as soon as he/she get remember about it. If it is the time for the next dose then skip the previous dose and take the next dose of this medication. Never try to cover up any missed dose by taking two doses at a time. This could be dangerous and can lead to an overdose of Ativan.
Storage information for Ativan
- Store the medicine in its original box. Do not change or throw away the original box until you consume the complete medication.
- Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
- Store the medicine in room temperature, away from direct sunlight.
- Do not consume spoiled medicine.
- Do not store the medicine in the fridge.