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Lorazepam
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Ativan
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Anxiolytic; Sedative; Benzodiazepine
CHEMICAL NAME
7-chloro-5-(2-chlorophenyl)-1,3-dihydro-3-hydroxy- 2H-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one
DESCRIPTION
Lorazepam (ativan) is a benzodiazepine used in the treatment of anxiety disorders. It is similar to valium, but is taken at much lower doses. It is also prescribed off-label to reduce nausea associated with chemotherapy.
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