Disease Information for Lorazepam (Ativan) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Impotence, relative
Blackouts/Event amnesia/temporary
Memory Loss in Elderly
Short term memory loss
Staggering Gait
Unable to tandem walk/straight line
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Amnesia
Benzodiazepine toxicity/overdose/effect
Drug induced Impotence.
Impotence/Erectile dysfunction disorder
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Benzodiazepine drug (example)
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
DRUG/Tranquilizers/Anxiolytics (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
2H 1 4 Benzodiazepin 2 one 7 chloro 5 (2 chlorophenyl) 1 3 dihydro 3 hydroxy, 7 Chloro 5 (2 chlorophenyl) 1 3 Dihydro 3 Hydroxy 1 4 Benzodiazepin 2 one, LORAZEPAM, Lorazepam (anaesthesia), Lorazepam (anesthesia), Lorazepam (anesthesia) (product), Lorazepam (anesthesia) (substance), Lorazepam (anxiolytic), Lorazepam (anxiolytic) (product), Lorazepam (anxiolytic) (substance), Lorazepam (epilepsy), Lorazepam (epilepsy) (product), Lorazepam (epilepsy) (substance), Lorazepam (product), Lorazepam (substance), LORAZEPAM PREPARATION, Brand name/Ativan (Lorazepam)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Dose PRN (as needed)
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/IV requires lesser dose/Caution
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Benzodiazipine tranquilizer drug; oral and parenteral preparations; sedation and ataxia and withdrawal problems are usual; quickm onset but long acting drug

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