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I have been taking 4 mg of Ativan last four nights to sleep

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I have been taking 4 mg of Ativan for the last four nights to sleep my doctor gave me a prescription for 2 mg
Feeling extremely tired how do I get off and still get some sleep been under a lot of streets
Stress has lighte Ned up
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

This is expected side effect from lorazepam or ativan.

You can reduce the dose to 2 mg and take it for next 4 days.

Then you can take it as needed without problem.

Since, you have not been taking ativan for long time ( less than a week), you will not experience significant withdrawal symptoms.

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