- Ativan "A-ti-van"
What can it be used for?
If you are 18 or over, the doctor can prescribe lorazepam for you as a licensed medicine for anxiety or sleep loss (insomnia)
If you are under 18, there is less research about its use and effectiveness in young people. Even so, specialists might prescribe it ‘off label’ if it is the best medicine for you.
Ways to take and what's in it?
1mg blue tablets or 2.5mg yellow tablets
4mg in 1ml
Lorazepam can be used for a number of conditions
Find out about side effects and special considerations
Issues like alcohol, driving, concentration, sports, weight, sex life and fertility