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    Ativan (Lorazepam)

    Anxiety is treated using this drug. LorazepamĀ belongs to the benzodiazepine class of medicines, which have a calming effect on the brain and nerves (central nervous system). This medication works by amplifying the effects of a natural substance in the body (GABA). Before you start taking lorazepam, and every time you obtain a refill, read the Medication Guide issued by your pharmacist. Inquire with your doctor or pharmacist if you have any concerns. As instructed by your doctor, take this medicine by mouth with or without food. The dose is determined by your medical condition, age, and treatment response. To receive the best benefit from this drug, take it on a…