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Lorazepam vs. Metoprolol for Anxiety

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Lorazepam

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Other Names: Ativan   Lorazepam Intensol

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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 58,485 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Lorazepam (initially marketed under the brand names Ativan and Temesta) is a high-potency short-to-intermediate-acting 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine drug that has all five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiolytic, anterograde amnesia, sedative... Read more on Wikipedia
Metoprolol is a selective beta blocker used in treatment of several diseases of the cardiovascular system, especially hypertension. The active substance metoprolol is employed either as metoprolol succinic acid or metoprolol tartrate (where 100\... Read more on Wikipedia
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developed a tolerance so I was switched to metoprolol...
...only tried lorazepam and metoprolol. The lorazepam helped at first but I quickly developed a tolerance so I was switched to metoprolol which helps quite a bit. It makes me feel sleepy and sometimes...
clonidine and she is going to substitute metoprolol, a beta...
...come off the clonidine and she is going to substitute metoprolol, a beta blocker. I've ...too good stuff about metoprolol, too, but what does ...I've never worked with lorazepam. It's interes...
in my system. Lorazepam kind of helps as well but nothing...
I found that once I started Metoprolol my internal tremor subsides as long as the medication is in my system. Lorazepam kind of helps as well but nothing like the beta blocker....
and hands .  I take 1mg of lorazepam and also the doctor...
...feel it in my arms and hands .  I take 1mg of lorazepam and also the doctor put me on metoprolol for my fast and hard heartbeats . I have extreme anxiety over my heart , I think I'm having...
Since I've only been on Lorazepam for about 11 days...
...of Lorazepam because I experienced awful anxiety from a different medication (Metoprolol). Last week I was weaned off the Metoprolol and now I don't ...Since I've only been on Lorazepam for abo...
day. I am currently on lorazapam 1 mg per day. Both very...
...question on metoprolol tartrate. I was put on metoprolol sussinate ER 12 1/2 ...per day. I am currently on lorazapam 1 mg per day. ...not because I also have the lorazapam. Any helpful hints ...
salty!). I take Metoprolol, 12.5 mg, and lorazepam,0.5...
...of water and eat olives (kinda gross but they're super salty!). I take Metoprolol, 12.5 mg, and lorazepam,0.5 mg. Then have another 300 mL of an electrolyte drink. I'm usually able...
anyone? So, I finally heard back from my pcp's office...
metoprolol anyone? So, I finally heard ...if I had been taking the lorazepam. I told him I ...drop my bp too low. Has anyone else taken metoprolol for these? Did it...
on Tegretol, and Metoprolol for B/P due to increased b/p...
...set up BMT. 2005 started Lorazepam 1mg at night for ...2/17/2012 for 16 days had seizures Reinstated on Lorazepam 2mg 3/2/2012 C/O to ...also on Tegretol, and Metoprolol for B/P due to incr...
I take 100 mg of metoprolol morning and evening and the...
...Multaq twice a day. You are right, Multaq was a blessing for me. Before I was on the Multaq, I was having A fib every weekend with elevated BP and would have to go to ER for conversion. I hated tha...
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