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Are there both brand and generic versions of lorazepam?

Lorazepam is available in both brand-name (Ativan) and generic versions. Since Ativan is no longer protected by patent, several generic versions, made by a number of pharmaceutical companies, are also available. All currently approved generic versions of lorazepam are rated by the FDA as equivalent in effectiveness to brand name Ativan.

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