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took ativan, is it ok to drink alcohol around 11pm?

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If I took half of my 0.5 Ativan at 10:00 this morning, is it ok to drink alcohol around 11pm tonight?


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replied May 22nd, 2016
Pharmaceuticals Answer A57307
hello and welcome

your concern is appreciated

ativan is lorazepam and its biological half life is 10-20 hrs. they both have synergistic effects it enhances each other effect so you should be very careful mixing these too can result in respiratory depression, tolerance to alcohol is lower when you are on lorazepam. so you should avoid it to be on safe side.


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