Definition of Lorazepam

1. Noun. Tranquilizer (trade name Ativan) used to treat anxiety and tension and insomnia.

Exact synonyms: Ativan
Generic synonyms: Benzodiazepine
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Lorazepam

1. Noun. (pharmaceutical drug) A benzodiazepine drug, used in the treatment of anxiety. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lorazepam

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Medical Definition of Lorazepam

1. This prescription drug is used to treat severe anxiety. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lorazepam

loquatious
loquatiousness
loquats
loquitur
loquot
loquots
lor
loracarbef
lorajmine
loral
loran
lorandite
lorans
loratadine
lorate
lorazepam (current term)
lorazepams
lorcainide
lorcha
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lord
lord it over
lord of the flies
lord protector
lorded
lordest
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lording
lordings

Literary usage of Lorazepam

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Best post-dose sampling times were: quinidine, 8 h; valproic acid, 24 h; and lorazepam, 24 h. 2. Single-sample clearance estimates, CL, were calculated for ..."

2. Value of Psychiatric Treatment: Its Efficacy in Severe Mental Disorders edited by Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"Open studies have also shown lorazepam to be effective in the treatment of panic ... A recent double-blind, placebo-controlled study compared lorazepam to ..."

3. Recognition & Management of Pesticide Poisoning by Donald P. Morgan (1989)
"Drugs that are useful for this purpose are diazepam, lorazepam, ... It is possible that lorazepam or other drugs will prove to be superior in the future. ..."

4. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"Specifically, lorazepam appears to produce reinforcing and subjective effects similar to ... The conclusion that diazepam and lorazepam have a greater abuse ..."

5. Preliminary Estimates from the Drug Abuse Warning Network, 1995 by Linda McCaig (1998)
"Alprazolam-related episodes have been fairly constant since 1988. .0 lorazepam (ativan) is a benzodiazepine used in the treatment of anxiety disorders. ..."

6. The Science, Treatment, and Prevention of Antisocial Behaviorsby Diana H. Fishbein by Diana H. Fishbein (2004)
"Sedation 11-6 lorazepam 11-7 Haloperidol 11-7 Haloperidol and lorazepam Combination 11-8 Droperidol 11-8 Ziprasidone 11-9 ..."

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