Description of the medicine: Lorazepam (Lorazepam)
LORAZEPAM (Lorazepam) 7-Chloro-5- (ortho-chlorophenyl) -2, 3-dihydro-3-hydroxy-1H-1, 4-benzodiazepin-2-one.
Synonyms: Ativan, Tavor, Ansilor, Ativan, Kalmalin, Lorax, Lorenin, Lorsedal, Lorsilan, Merlit, Sidenar, Tavor, Temesta, Trapax, etc.
The structure is close to nosepam, it contains an additional chlorine atom in the phenyl substituent of benzodiazepine. It has a pronounced tranquilizing activity.
Indications for use are the same as for sibazon and other benzodiazepine tranquilizers.
Assign inside in the form of tablets. In neurotic conditions take up to 1, 25 - 2, 5 mg; with mental disorders - 5 mg or more (up to 15 mg) per day.
Possible side effects, precautions and contraindications are the same as when treating with other drugs of the benzodiazepine series.
Release form: special (oval) tablets on 2, 5 mg.