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Condition: Anxious
9/16/2014 3:50:18 AM

Reviewer: Naples Sunshine, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I find Ativan marvelous. I have severe anxiety disorder which interferes with my work and school. After 2.5 years of not drinking I went back to it as a quick fix for the anxiety. Years earlier they knew I had anxiety but tried to put me on anti-depressants. A therapist during a hospital stay for alcoholism evaluated me along with my PCP and they said I'm not depressed, just anxious and think ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
9/4/2014 6:46:22 AM

Reviewer: scarey dreamer, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
the only drawback is the vivid nightmares. Does anyone else experience this. its the only psych med i take

Condition: Anxious
8/22/2014 6:23:10 PM

Reviewer: Grace Flower, 7-12 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My 10 year old son was prescribed Ativan .5 mg for anxiety and depression. After taking it for 3 days in a row, he was dizzy, vomiting, suicidal, depressed and hallucinating.

Condition: Anxious
7/20/2014 8:18:53 PM

Reviewer: okiegaga, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG. If I had been warned by the prescribing physician or dispensing pharmacist how addictive this drug is I would have never put it in my mouth. It calms you down but depresses you too. However, you cannot take very many forms of anti-depressents because they effect the serotonin levels too much, which causes more problems. It is a scary drug.

Condition: Anxious
7/13/2014 6:24:12 PM

Reviewer: Sherry, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on it now for about 25 years, 90 a month, yes addictive, but I need it, only thing to kick me back and not panic attack, don't take for day or two to save up for really bad day, not strong enough for sleep, take Unisom or melatonin, or simply sleep, I hope it is not harming me my friend quit and said made her angry and mad on it so she quit, me too, hhhmmmmmmm??

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