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Lorazepam : Interaction with Alcohol


Interaction of Lorazepam with Alcohol - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.
Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine, prescribed for anxiety.

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Lorazepam Interactions with Alcohol

Alcohol adds to the effects of lorazepam on the central nervous system like drowsiness and decreased motor skills. Taking alcohol with lorazepam may lead to depressed heart and lung functions.
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How to Take the Medication -

Lorazepam is available in the form of a tablet and a concentrate (liquid) to take by mouth up to 3 times a day. Use a marked dropper to measure the concentrate. Dilute the concentrate in 1 ounce/ 30 milliliters or more of water before intake. Do not use more than recommended dose.
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