Ativan (Lorazepam) is a benzodiazepine that is prescribed mainly to help treat anxiety disorders, as well as seizures and insomnia. As a CNS depressant, Ativan slows down neurotransmitter activity in the brain. Like all benzodiazepines, Ativan is highly addictive in nature due to the body’s ability to quickly form a tolerance to the substance and is meant to be used on a temporary, “as-needed” basis. Visit the Ativan page to learn more.
Last Edited: February 20, 2020
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