Helps you relax. Ativan (lorazepam) is an effective medicine for occasional or short-term anxiety. It's less likely to have drug interactions, but more likely to cause withdrawal symptoms compared to similar drugs. Helps you stay asleep longer. Prosom (estazolam) can help you sleep, but you might feel hungover the next day. Reviews & ratings Everyone Men Women Filter group. All currently selected Everyone Men Women All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ Filter group. All currently selected All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ 5.14 Ativan
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More Ativan side effects » More Estazolam side effects » How it works Ativan Estazolam Ativan (lorazepam) is a fast-acting benzodiazepine. It affects areas of the brain that help calm you down. This reduces anxiety and can cause sleepiness. Prosom (estazolam) is a benzodiazepine. It helps you stay asleep by improving the quality of your sleep so you don't wake up as much at night. Type of medication Ativan Estazolam Prescription only Prescription only Available as Ativan Estazolam Used for Ativan Estazolam Risk factors for serious side effects Ativan Estazolam › Taking with opioids › Taking more than the prescribed dose › Taking Ativan (lorazepam) for longer than 4 weeks › History of drug abuse › Long-term use Detailed Ativan (lorazepam) risks & warnings » › Using Prosom (estazolam) for more than 10 days › Drinking alcohol › Taking sedative medicines › People age 65 or older Detailed Prosom (estazolam) risks & warnings »
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Interactions Ativan Estazolam › Less likely to have drug interactions compared to other drugs like it, so it might be a better option if you're taking multiple medications. No interactions related info.
Alcohol Ativan Estazolam › Not safe to use with alcohol. › Can be habit-forming, so it's not typically used for long-term treatment or for people who've had problems with drug or alcohol abuse. › Don't drink alcohol or take other narcotics with Prosom (estazolam) because it can slow your breathing.
Sleep Ativan Estazolam › Can cause temporary dizziness and drowsiness. › Can cause memory problems, drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion. No sleep related info. Upsides and benefits Ativan Estazolam › Effective at relieving short-term anxiety. › Can be used together with antidepressants to manage anxiety disorders. Especially helpful for anxiety symptoms while you wait for an antidepressant to kick in. › Less likely to have drug interactions compared to other drugs like it, so it might be a better option if you're taking multiple medications. › Prosom (estazolam) is available in generic. Downsides and risks Ativan Estazolam › Can cause memory problems, drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion. › Can be habit-forming, so it's not typically used for long-term treatment or for people who've had problems with drug or alcohol abuse. › Compared to other similar medicines, Ativan (lorazepam) is more likely to cause withdrawal if you take it for a long time and then suddenly stop. › Most people find that Ativan (lorazepam) gets less effective over time. › Prosom (estazolam) isn't recommended if you're age 65 or older because the side effects can be more intense. › You can become dependent on Prosom (estazolam) if you take it for more than a few weeks. › If you stop Prosom (estazolam) suddenly after taking it for a while, your insomnia might come back even worse than when you started. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Ativan Estazolam › Can cause temporary dizziness and drowsiness. › Take only as much as your doctor prescribes. Taking more than directed or taking this for a long time can cause you to become dependent on it. › Not safe to use with alcohol. › Use caution or avoid use in older adults. › Don't take Prosom (estazolam) unless you know you'll be going to sleep right away. › Make sure you can sleep for at least 8 hours before you take it. › Prosom (estazolam) works best if you develop good sleeping habits. › Take Prosom (estazolam) for the shortest amount of time needed to treat your insomnia since it can be addicting. › Don't drink alcohol or take other narcotics with Prosom (estazolam) because it can slow your breathing. Learn more More about Ativan Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Estazolam Side effects Alternatives FDA package insert