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Condition: Anxious
8/15/2013 1:05:28 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was first introduced to Ativan during my stay in the Psychiatric Ward. It defiantly helps calm me down at a higher dose (4-6mg) and helps me sleep at a lower dose (1-2mg). The only trouble I have is finding a doctor that will continue to prescribe it to me. I've heard it can be very addictive but I stopped taking it for a few months and felt no withdrawal, just anxious and tired (obviously). ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
8/8/2013 3:27:37 PM

Reviewer: Tcass, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Anxious
8/2/2013 5:42:21 PM

Reviewer: grace_az, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this for anxiety for many years, and it worked well, but after 10 years of 3mg a day I went to doctor who told me how to taper off. This drug is highly addictive. You can no just stop taking it. I did not have an physical/emotional addiction to this like an addict.. but had to tabler down 1/4 tablet at a time. VERY VERY bad withdrawl if you don't step down very slowly. Keep in close co ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
8/2/2013 10:36:36 AM

Reviewer: Lizzyanndx4htd, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
We are using Ativan up to 6 mg. daily for our young adult grandson with autism. It seemed helpful at first but now new anxious behaviors have started. He is nonverbal but hollers and screams a great deal (new behavior), also blowing at things like blowing out candles. He's highly agitated at present and I've asked his psychiatrist if possibly this could be a result of too much Ativan. He a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
7/24/2013 5:21:50 PM

Reviewer: OJos, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my mom currently has all of these symptoms after going cold turkey on this HIGHLY addictive drug. It has been a living HELL for her!! Abrupt termination of treatment may be accompanied by withdrawal symptoms. Symptoms reported following discontinuation of benzodiazepines include headache, anxiety, tension, depression, insomnia, restlessness, confusion, irritability, sweating, rebound phenomena, ... Show Full Comment

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