PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease, glaucoma, muscle weakness, alcohol use, substance abuse, depression, allergies (especially drug allergies). Because this medication may cause drowsiness or dizziness, use caution operating machinery or engaging in activities requiring alertness such as driving. Limit intake of alcohol while taking this medication since it may increase the drowsiness and dizziness effects of this drug. The elderly may be more sensitive to the effects of this medication. Use cautiously. This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before using this drug. Lorazepam is excreted into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of: anti-seizure drugs, antidepressants, narcotic pain relievers, sleeping pills, tranquilizers. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
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