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LORAZEPAM-SUBLINGUAL

GENERIC NAME: LORAZEPAM - SUBLINGUAL (lor-AYE-zeh-pam)

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USES: This medication is used to relieve anxiety and tension. Additionally, it is used to prevent nausea and vomiting from cancer treatment as well as minimizing recall of the procedure.

HOW TO USE: This is a sublingual tablet. Do not swallow this. Place the tablet under the tongue. It will dissolve in about 20 seconds. Wait at least 2 minutes before swallowing to ensure the drug is absorbed. Do not increase your dose, use it more frequently or use it for a longer period of time than prescribed because this drug can be habit-forming. Also, if used for an extended period, do not suddenly stop using this drug without your doctor's approval. Over time, this drug may not work as well. Consult your doctor if this medication stops working well.




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