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Precautions and Warnings With Lorazepam

Who Should Not Take Lorazepam?

You should not take lorazepam if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Ativan, lorazepam, or any inactive components used to make lorazepam. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients. Also, you should not take lorazepam if you are allergic to any other benzodiazepine medication.
     
  • Have acute narrow-angle glaucoma (an eye condition).
     

Final Thoughts on Precautions and Warnings With Lorazepam

There are a number of situations in which lorazepam should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the precautions and warnings with lorazepam were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific lorazepam precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
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