Products That Interfere With Ativan

Ativan Drug Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potential problems that can occur when Ativan is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
Combining alcohol with Ativan can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects can potentially occur. It is best to avoid alcohol while taking Ativan (see Alcohol and Ativan).
 
Anesthetics
Combining anesthetics with Ativan can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure your healthcare providers know you are taking Ativan before you undergo any surgical procedure.
 
Antidepressant Medications
Combining an antidepressant with Ativan can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure to talk with your healthcare provider before taking Ativan with an antidepressant, as you may need to be monitored more closely.
 
Antipsychotic Medications
Combining an antipsychotic medication with Ativan can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure to talk with your healthcare provider before taking Ativan with an antipsychotic medication.
 
Barbiturates
Combining a barbiturate with Ativan can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure to talk with your healthcare provider before taking Ativan with a barbiturate.
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