Lorazepam 2mg *TEVA 100 tabs


Manufacturer: TEVA
Basic substance : Lorazepam
Package : 2mg x 100tabs box

Lorazepam is used in the treatment of seizures, but can also provide general relief from anxiety in pets.

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Lorazepam 2mg *TEVA 100 tabs

Lorazepam 2mg  is thought that excessive activity of nerves in the brain may cause anxiety and other psychological disorders. Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a neurotransmitter, a chemical that nerves in the brain use to send messages to one another that reduces the activity of nerves in the brain.

It is thought that lorazepam and other benzodiazepines may act by enhancing the effects of GABA in the brain to reduce activity. Because lorazepam is removed from the blood more rapidly than many other benzodiazepines, there is less chance that lorazepam concentrations in blood will reach high levels and become toxic.

Lorazepam also has fewer interactions with other medications than most of the other benzodiazepines.

What are the uses for lorazepam?
Lorazepam is used for the management of anxiety disorders, the short-term relief of symptoms of anxiety or anxiety associated with depression.

Lorazepam is effective for panic attacks, short-term and long-term treatment of insomnia and is used in combination with other medications to prevent nausea and vomiting resulting from chemotherapy.

Lorazepam also is administered before anesthesia for sedation and used for prevention and treatment of alcohol withdrawal.
It also is used for treating seizures (status epilepticus)

Directions for use
Severe and / or disabling anxiety disorder
Delirium tremens and other manifestations of alcohol withdrawal

Therapeutic indications
· Symptomatic treatment of severe and / or disabling anxiety symptoms,

· Prevention and treatment of delirium tremens and other manifestations of alcohol withdrawal.


Dosage :

In all cases, treatment will be started at the lowest effective dose and the maximum dose will not be exceeded.

The usual dosage in adults is:

· The first days of treatment:

1/2 tablet in the morning (0.5 mg),

1/2 tablet at noon (0.5 mg),

01 tablet in the evening (1 mg),

· On the following days: the dosage will be adapted, gradually, according to the course (average daily dosage: 2 to 4 tablets, ie 2 to 4 mg per day).

In children, the elderly, renal insufficiency or hepatic insufficiency: it is recommended to reduce the dosage, for example by half.

In severe cases and in psychiatry, where higher dosages can be justified, use the 2.5 mg tablets.


Treatment should be as brief as possible. The indication will be reviewed regularly especially in the absence of symptoms. The overall duration of treatment should not exceed 8 to 12 weeks for the majority of patients, including the period of reduction of the posology (see section Warnings and precautions for use).

In some cases, it may be necessary to extend the treatment beyond the recommended periods. This requires precise and repeated assessments of the patient’s condition.

Prevention and treatment of delirium tremens and other manifestations of alcohol withdrawal:

Brief treatment of around 8 to 10 days.

Side effects :

Lorazepam may result in these side effects:
– Aggression,
– hyperactivity,
– loss of coordination,
– increased hunger,
and diarrhea.


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