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What should I avoid while taking lorazepam?

While taking lorazepam, you should avoid:

  • drinking alcohol or using opiates or narcotics, as these can increase your risk of dangerous side effects
  • use of cigarettes or tobacco products, which can reduce the effectiveness of lorazepam
  • becoming pregnant or breastfeeding (If you become pregnant while taking lorazepam, talk to your doctor)

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