6 patient evaluations for Lorazepam taken for the purpose of 'panic attacks'

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Jul 29, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Take more often to sleep than for anxiety now. Has had more real influence on my life than any antidepressive medication. Put ME in control!

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Apr 1, 2011 (Started Dec 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: In combination with Risperidone, it made me a little drowsy. Since changing from Cipralex to Celexa, I haven't had any panic attacks or needed to take Ativan.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: slowed thinking

Dec 6, 2010 (Started Dec 28, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    Mild (slowed thinking)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Was particularly helpful for panic attacks at the end of the school term and during finals. I did find it slowed me down a little bit.
Side effects: slowed thinking

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 5, 2010 (Started Nov 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I have been prescribed 1mg of Lorazepam up to 4 times daily as and when required. I ALWAYS carry 4 tablets with me just in case. I find that if I do not have them with me I panic even more that I may need one! So far I have only had to take a Lorazepam moderately when out and about. I find that it used to work wonders but now only takes the edge of my anxiety and panic. Maybe this is because I am building up a tolerance to this medication or maybe my GAD is getting worse, I do not know.

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Feb 18, 2010 (Started Jan 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for panic attacks)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I only take Ativan when I feel a panic attack coming on that the Xanax doesn't control. Ativan really helps to calm me down but the nezt day, I have no energy.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2009 (Started Jul 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anger)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (balance problems, stumbling, sedation, somnolence, drowsiness, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: balance problems, stumbling, sedation, drowsiness, somnolence, dizziness

  • 0 helpful marks
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