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

  • Other sedatives contributed to the death, most notably lorazepam (LOR-az-eh-pam).
  • 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.
  • To cope with post-accident trauma, he has relied on a tranquilizer called lorazepam, sold under the brand name Ativan.
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  • 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 ...
    Aug. 8, 2013 - KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland

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