Who should take lorazepam?

Lorazepam is used to treat anxiety order in people over 12 years of age. Ask your doctor about this medication if you are frequently bothered by any of the following symptoms of anxiety:

  • racing heart 
  • feelings of nervousness, tension or unusual fears, including avoidance of places or activities due to fear
  • unexplained trembling, sweating or breathlessness 
  • fear of dying
  • stomach knots or unexplained lumps in the throat
  • fear of losing control
  • pacing

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