- Drug Facts
- Do not drink alcoholic beverages with Ativan. Alcohol can add to the drowsiness caused by Ativan.
- Ativan is the brand name for Lorazepam,
an anti-anxiety drug.
- Of the more than 30 million people who take drugs such as Ativan, more than four million are addicted.
- Memory impairment is highly relevant to students
who use Ativan. The risk of acute amnesia is more pronounced with
short-acting drugs. Ativan (Lorazepam), Halcion (triazolam), Xanax
(alprazolam) and Rohypnol (flunitrazepam) are especially likely
to induce such memory impairment.