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    Condition: Anxious
    11/6/2016 7:33:11 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been on this medicine for three months. I am having severe stomach pain and have to eat every 2 to 3 hours or I get really shaky and like I am going to pass out. Never been this bad before. I have been taking a 0.5 mg at bedtime, now I am taking half of that! Trying to get off this medicine!

    Condition: Anxious
    9/19/2016 5:58:36 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My mom was taking this medication for the last two months and we noticed a change in her behavior for the worse. This past Saturday I had to take her to the ER because she was having thoughts of ending her life. She is now in the Psychiatric Ward of the hospital and is on a 72 hour hold, because they the doctors had stopped the medication she was taking cold turkey, and because of this she could h ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Anxious
    8/15/2016 11:58:00 PM

    Reviewer: Chad, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have severe panic attacks in my teens.. I never knew what it was until i ended up in the er at 30.. I tried ativan for a few days and it worked great !! BUt i forced myself off it.. i am fine nowadays due to knowing what the problem is and through sheer will i fight it.. its almost gone now.. i go to places that makes me panic , but due to the will to survive and after 3 or 4 times the panics ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Anxious
    7/5/2016 5:09:20 PM

    Reviewer: nessa, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Im on Celexa 20 mg now for approx 2 months 10 mg prior so prescribed Ativan PRN . I take it when very high anxiety day confused, all over the map and just a nasty hyper person which happens not every day . When I take the 1 mg Ativan at night . Awesome sleep , sharp in morning , very pleasant and calm and a different happier outlook in life . I stop and concentrate on things and tasks . Excellent ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Anxious
    1/19/2016 12:15:43 PM

    Reviewer: Syke, 65-74 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been taking Ativan (from 1mg. to 2mg.) every night for 11 years for anxiety and chronic insomnia. It worked great -- but after about 9 years, it seemed to "turn" on me. I began waking up with killer headaches and experienced fogginess and abdominal symptoms. The symptoms became incapacitating, and now am attempting to slowing taper off of Ativan -- which I KNOW is the culprit, whe ... Show Full Comment

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