Dosage form: oral solution, concentrate
WARNING: RISKS FROM CONCOMITANT USE OF OPIOIDS
Concomitant use of benzodiazepines and opioids may result in profound sedation, respiratory depression, coma, and death (see WARNINGS; PRECAUTIONS, Clinically Significant Drug Interactions).
- Reserve concomitant prescribing of these drugs for use in patients for whom alternative treatment options are inadequate.
- Limit dosages and durations to the minimum required.
- Follow patients for signs and symptoms of respiratory depression and sedation.
Lorazepam Concentrate Description
Lorazepam USP, an antianxiety agent, has the chemical formula, 2H-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one, 7-chloro-5-(2-chlorophenyl)-1,3-dihydro-3-hydroxy-, (±)-:
C 15H 10Cl 2N 2O 2 MW: 321.16
Lorazepam, USP is a white to almost white powder, practically insoluble in water. Each mL of lorazepam oral concentrate, USPcontains 2 mg of lorazepam. The inactive ingredients are polyethene glycol, propylene glycol and triacetin.
Lorazepam is used to treat anxiety disorders. It is also used for short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety or anxiety caused by depression. Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine that works in the brain to relieve symptoms of anxiety. Benzodiazepines are central nervous system (CNS) depressants, which are medicines that slow down the nervous system.
This medicine is available only with your doctor’s prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
- Capsule, Extended Release