Users' questions

Can you take Ativan while on Cymbalta?

Can you take Ativan while on Cymbalta?

Using LORazepam together with DULoxetine may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people, especially the elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination.

Is it safe to take 3 mg of Ativan a day?

I, too, was taking 3mg a day… now off Ativan for almost three years. The most important thing you need to know about Ativan is that according to some, it is about the most powerful of the Benzos and that you need to go very very slowly;..I’ve read decrease 10% every two weeks…

Are there withdrawal symptoms from taking 0.5mg of Ativan?

I was on 0.5 mg for about six months while adjusting to an anti-anxiety medicine. I went off it cold turkey once the Cymbalta kicked in. No withdrawal side effects. Yes, if you are having trouble tapering down from the Ativan, you should contact your doctor. Is 1mg Xanax 3x day a high dose.

When to take Ativan or lorazepam for anxiety?

Ativan (lorazepam): “This is a wonderful drug but should not be taken daily. I get ten pills per month. I take them when I have a bad bout of anxiety or insomnia etc. It resets me and stops the panic attack cascade that can happen from nights of insomnia.

What kind of drug is Ativan a benzo?

Benzos, as they are often called, are central nervous system depressants that have a sedating and relaxing effect. 1  Unfortunately, tolerance and dependence are not uncommon. Ativan is one of the most widely prescribed benzodiazepines.

What are the side effects of Ativan and Cymbalta?

Applies to: Ativan (lorazepam) and Cymbalta (duloxetine) Using LORazepam together with DULoxetine may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people, especially the elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination.

Can you take Cymbalta and lorazepam at the same time?

These two conditions can occur together as well, and the anxiety symptoms may be severe enough for a doctor to prescribe lorazepam, also known by its trade name Ativan. Cymbalta and lorazepam are very different medications that can be safely taken together under a doctor’s supervision.

Is it possible to become addicted to Ativan?

Even a patient who takes Ativan according to a doctor’s instructions can become dependent on the medication over time; for this reason, lorazepam and other benzodiazepines are often prescribed for limited periods of time. One of the biggest risks of Ativan abuse is the possibility that Ativan dependency can turn into addiction.

What’s the difference between lorazepam and Ativan?

Lorazepam, often referred to as Ativan, is a high-potency benzodiazepine drug. Often termed an anxiolytic (anti-anxiety medication), lorazepam relieves anxiety by depressing the central nervous system.