lorazepam lorazepam

Definition(s):

  • (n) tranquilizer (trade name Ativan) used to treat anxiety and tension and insomnia

Usage(s):

  1. Grantham isn't sure why lorazepam suddenly got so expensive, and neither are many of the patients whose doctors write more than 18 million prescriptions for the drug each year.
  2. To cope with post-accident trauma, he has relied on a tranquilizer called lorazepam, sold under the brand name Ativan.

News

  • Caregiver arrested for stealing patient’s meds

    PORTLAND -- Police arrested a Portland woman after she allegedly stole prescription drugs from an Alzheimer's patient, then passed out in the victim's room. On July 20, 21-year-old Amanda Holhos reportedly stole lorazepam and morphine from a patient at the Russellville Park Retirement Community in Southeast Portland. Paramedics took her to the hospital after she passed out. She was treated and ...
    on August 8, 2013     Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland

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