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  • doses
  • Studies in healthy volunteers show that in single high doses Lorazepam has tranquilizing action on the central nervous system with no appreciable effect on the respiratory or cardiovascular systems. (nih.gov)
  • Addiction
  • Addiction-prone individuals (such as drug addicts or alcoholics) should be under careful surveillance when receiving lorazepam or other psychotropic agents. (drugs.com)
  • It's also very important to let your doctor know if you have any history of substance abuse or addiction before taking lorazepam. (psyweb.com)
  • patients
  • Lorazepam is not recommended for use in patients with a primary depressive disorder or psychosis. (nih.gov)
  • Patients should not drive, operate machinery, or perform hazardous activities that require mental alertness until they have a sense of how lorazepam will affect their alertness. (encyclopedia.com)
  • nausea
  • Based on the American Society of Clinical Oncology antiemetic guidelines for chemotherapy associated nausea and vomiting, lorazepam may be given as an adjunct for the management of chemotherapy-associated nausea and vomiting and for breakthrough episodes in adults [Basch . (drugs.com)
  • Between 0.5 mg and 1 mg of lorazepam may be taken every six to eight hours to help control treatment-related nausea and vomiting (nausea and vomiting that occur as a side effect of a drug or medical treatment). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Binds
  • Lorazepam binds to an allosteric site on GABA-A receptors, which are pentameric ionotropic receptors in the CNS. (drugbank.ca)
  • elderly
  • Studies comparing young and elderly subjects have shown that advancing age does not have a significant effect on the pharmacokinetics of lorazepam. (nih.gov)
  • panic
  • First thing I do when I feel the oncoming panic is to grab the lorazepam, which at one point I was fine going days without. (drugs.com)
  • Panic Disorder - Is anyone on a large Quantity of lorazepam? (drugs.com)