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Condition: Anxious
7/27/2015 4:25:02 PM

Reviewer: Bpwilly , 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication is poison. I have been put on it and can't get off. Highly addictive and interferes with my mood ... I have no energy and I am far worse off taking this medication than I was without it. Stay away from it.

Condition: Anxious
7/17/2015 7:26:38 PM

Reviewer: Lavender rrr, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been taking generic Ativan as needed for a little over a year, it's usually effective in calming my anxiety and helping me sleep or relax, it also seems to help with muscle tension and soreness. I recently switched to the sublingual tablets because I found waiting a half hour for it to kick in was often really unpleasant. The downside of that is now I have tiny tiny tiny 1mg tablets, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
7/13/2015 5:47:10 PM

Reviewer: Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Anxious
6/23/2015 1:25:06 AM

Reviewer: ojitos, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with high anxiety. I would wake up in the morning ready to conquer the world ten times over. I would so fast that my family would tell me to calm down. Sometimes I couldn't keep up with myself. I was prescribed 0.5 mg Ativan 2x per day As Needed. This medication is not meant to be taken every single day. Even at the speed I was going, I did not need this medicine every day. If ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anxious
6/21/2015 6:14:16 PM

Reviewer: Steph, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Ativan worked very well for me in regards to my sleep anxiety. I would take it occasionally when i had troubles sleeping and would get all worried about it. On average, I was probably taking about 2-3 mg a week. Unfortunately, after about 8 months I started developing horrible headaches, insomnia, memory loss and fatigue. I felt shitty all day long and my symptoms would only clear up if I stopped ... Show Full Comment

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