How to use Lorazepam Oral

Before beginning to use lorazepam, as well as each time you get a refill, read the medication guide that your pharmacist has provided. Ask your physician or pharmacist if you have any queries.

As prescribed by your doctor, take this medication by mouth with or without food. The dosage is determined by your age, health status, and treatment response.

Use this medication as prescribed by your doctor to get the maximum benefit from it. Use it at the same time(s) every day to aid in memory.


Inform your doctor or pharmacist about your medical history before taking this medication, especially if it includes any of the following conditions: kidney disease, liver disease, glaucoma, lung/breathing issues (such as sleep apnea), mental/mood disorders (such as depression, psychosis), or a personal or family history of a substance use disorder (such as excessive or addiction to drugs or alcohol).

Il farmaco può causare intontimento, sonnolenza e offuscamento della vista. Il senso di stordimento o di sonnolenza può aumentare dopo il consumo di alcol o di marijuana (cannabis). A meno che non si possa fare qualcosa in sicurezza, evitare di usare macchinari, guidare o fare qualsiasi altra cosa che richieda attenzione o una visione acuta. Evitare di bere alcolici. Consultare il medico se si fa uso di marijuana (cannabis).

Inform your surgeon or dentist of all products you use, including prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications, before having surgery.

The adverse effects of this medication, particularly drowsiness and loss of coordination, may be more noticeable in older persons. Drowsiness and loss of coordination may make falling more likely. Moreover, older persons may experience lorazepam’s typical calming effect in the opposite way (see also Side Effects section).