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What Are the Differences between Xanax and Ativan?

Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in the United States. Benzodiazepines have been prescribed for decades, to treat anxiety, epilepsy, panic disorders, and similar conditions. They are widely prescribed,...

Can I Use Ativan while Pregnant?

Ativan is the brand name for lorazepam, a benzodiazepine medication prescribed to treat anxiety disorders. Typically, this medication, like many other benzodiazepines, is prescribed for no more than two weeks to...

Ativan Withdrawal Symptoms

As the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) explains, patent laws in America protect new pharmaceutical drugs from being copied. However, when a patent on a brand drug expires, a pharmaceutical company...

Dangers of Injecting and Snorting Ativan

Ativan is a benzodiazepine, also known by the generic name lorazepam. This medication is frequently prescribed to treat anxiety. Like other benzodiazepines, Ativan works on the GABA receptors to slow neuron...

Benzodiazepines: Methods of Use and Abuse

Benzodiazepines are prescription sedatives that are commonly prescribed for the short-term management of anxiety. Benzodiazepines increase the efficiency of GABA, a neurotransmitter that inhibits activity in the brain to produce...

Ativan (Lorazepam) Rehab Options

Ativan is the brand name for the generic drug lorazepam. This medication is prescribed primarily to treat anxiety, but it is also sometimes prescribed to treat other disorders, like insomnia, epilepsy,...

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