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    Condition: Anxious
    5/23/2017 11:30:00 AM

    Reviewer: Martih, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Suffer from claustrophobia - had to have an MRI and was horribly nervous about it. I took two 1mg pills about 1 hour apart and tolerated the MRI perfectly. However, I slept the rest of the day and all night! LOL This really worked well for me and calmed me down so that I could relax and lay still for the hour it took to do the scan.

    Condition: Anxious
    5/2/2017 11:27:22 PM

    Reviewer: Mimi D, 55-64 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I take ativan oral for anxiety and PTSD. It has worked better than any of the 9 or 12 they've me in over many, many years. I've been on threes time for 15 years, with no problems stopping when I need to for surgery etc. Lately there's a new black box warning out about this and oxys, but I've been taking them together for years now with no problem... sooooooooo, now my doctor says ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Anxious
    5/2/2017 12:39:04 AM

    Reviewer: Iondees, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    It works awesome.

    Condition: Anxious
    1/31/2017 9:43:13 AM

    Reviewer: Polinda, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    An excellent medication, out of all meds I tried none were as effective for managing my PTSD symptoms. Completely prevented flashbacks and nightmares and anxiety at night and allowed me to fall asleep very calmly. However I can't give it a 10 because I gained tolerance to the doses incredibly quickly, meaning I had to keep raising the dose to get the same effect, which is dangerous because it ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Anxious
    1/24/2017 9:34:51 PM

    Reviewer: NunYa, 25-34 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Worked great at first. Then my behavior got erratic (like flooring my car to 70 mph in 25 mph zones for no reason). Started getting irritable and shaky between doses. Realized I had gotten hooked off 1 mg, 3 times a day for a month and half. Tried to get off it and doctors were next to useless. Went to ER with full-blown convulsions/muscle spasms and doctor told me it was the worst case of wi ... Show Full Comment

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