Helps you stay asleep longer. Prosom (estazolam) can help you sleep, but you might feel hungover the next day. Helps you relax. Ativan (Lorazepam) is okay for occasional or short-term use (up to 4 weeks) for anxiety and sleep. Less likely to have drug interactions, but more likely to cause withdrawal symptoms compared to similar drugs. Find lowest prices Save on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance.
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Side effects Estazolam Ativan More Estazolam side effects » More Ativan side effects » How it works Estazolam Ativan 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. Ativan (Lorazepam) is a fast-acting benzodiazepine. It affects neurotransmitters in the brain and calms the nervous system. This reduces anxiety and can cause sleepiness. Type of medication Estazolam Ativan Prescription only Prescription only Available as Estazolam Ativan Used for Estazolam Ativan Risk factors for serious side effects Estazolam Ativan › Using Prosom (estazolam) for more than 10 days › Drinking alcohol › Taking sedative medicines Detailed Prosom (estazolam) risks & warnings » › Taking more than the prescribed dose › Taking longer than 4 weeks › History of drug abuse › Alcohol › Taking other medicines that make you less alert Detailed Ativan (lorazepam) risks & warnings »
Research studies with real people or animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. If you’re pregnant, the risks to your unborn baby outweigh the benefits.
Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.
Interactions Estazolam Ativan No interactions related info. › Less likely to have drug interactions compared to other benzodiazepines, so it might be a better option if you're taking multiple medications.
Alcohol Estazolam Ativan › Don't drink alcohol or take other narcotics with Prosom (estazolam) because it can slow your breathing. › 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. › Not safe to use with alcohol.
Sleep Estazolam Ativan No sleep related info. › Can cause memory problems, drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion. › Can cause temporary dizziness and drowsiness. Upsides and benefits Estazolam Ativan › Prosom (estazolam) is available in generic. › Effective at relieving short-term anxiety and sleeplessness. › Can be used together with antidepressants to manage anxiety disorders. Especially helpful for anxiety symptoms while you wait for an antidepressant to kick in (it can take several weeks). › Less likely to have drug interactions compared to other benzodiazepines, so it might be a better option if you're taking multiple medications. Downsides and risks Estazolam Ativan › 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. › 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 benzodiazepines, more likely to cause withdrawal if you take it for a long time and then stop suddenly. › Most people find that it gets less effective over time. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Estazolam Ativan › 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. › Good for short-term relief of anxiety symptoms. › Starts working in 45 minutes when swallowed. › Starts working in 10 to 20 minutes when dissolved under your tongue. › Can cause temporary dizziness and drowsiness. › Addictive. Long-term use can cause dependence or abuse. › Not safe to use with alcohol. Learn more More about Estazolam Side effects Alternatives FDA package insert More about Ativan Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert