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... hi, thanks for the replies. I almost took the Ativan tonight but chickened out. ... (7 replies)
Ativan...
Mar 26, 2007
... ou get nervous. it completely calms you down. there are no other side effects. also if you need it to kick in quicker you can chew it a little and let it disolve under your tongue. goes right into your bloodstream that way so you dont have to wait. i have done that many times when i had a panic attack come on very quick. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for that info! I know that ativan comes in a sublingual form, but from your post I gather than it would work, even with a regular pill? ... (5 replies)

... Hi a beta blocker med would be best for your BP as this type also calms your body and reduces the effect of anxiety and panic on the body but not mind the other types of BP meds dont, sadly not all docs know this all the others you mention are valium type mesds and are basicly all the same, despite the companies that make them claiming special benefits from theirs, the... (2 replies)
Klonopin
Jul 23, 2003
... Ativan under your tongue but not Klonopin. Not sure why. ... (10 replies)
Dentist?
Apr 24, 2003
... FearConsumed, I still haven't gone to the dentist since I first posted!! I remember when I had 2 impacted wisdom teeth on top (about 10-11 years ago), I started to "freak" in the chair and they gave me a pill to put under my tongue (Ativan, I'm guessing) it did calm me down. I have Ativan (1 mg in case I have a panic attack) but I haven't touched them since the end of... (14 replies)
Benzos and ssri's
Jul 11, 2003
... Hi Maria, yes you can take ativan as needed with any SSRI or other type of antidepressant, but if the antidepressant is working properly it will calm you so that not much ativan is needed its a good idea to always carry a few ativan tablets when out and disolve 1 under the tongue for panic or anxiety do also study some books on recovery from agoraphobia and panic... (2 replies)
... Hi Tchris the BP med if its a beta blocker will help with the physical problems, ativan or any other valium type med helps a lot, carry a few tablets with you when out and disolve 1 under the tongue if panicky again look up panic attack on the net, also fight or flight response the psych will probably want you to take an antidepressant med but do try to get some ativan also... (8 replies)
... Should I take an ativan now to help my anxiety or wait for another panic attack? ... (5 replies)
... I had one the other night that was so severe, I took two .5mg tablets and dissolved them under my tongue and still had tachycardia for another hour or so before I finally passed out for 10 hours. ... (0 replies)
... beta blockers reduce the physical but not mental problems from panic attacks, such as blushing sweating, racing heart, adrenalin surges, etc they also lower bloodpressure and doc should monitor this panic attacks although unpleasant cant hurt you, dont fear them you shouldnt tense up or fight back against them but accept, try to relax and breathe deep and slow, if its a... (8 replies)
... Hi redrider you dont need to be depressed for lexapro to help with panic attacks with high blood pressure the best med is a beta blocker type which also reduces the physical problems of panic attacks, the other types dont but sadly this never seems to occur to docs so ask to be put on a beta blocker for your BP ativan as needed is quite OK, works faster if disolved under... (1 replies)
... I have heard that xanax is nasty tasting. My ativan has no flavor at all so it is easy to dissolve under the tongue. ... (6 replies)
... I take zoloft and find it to be very helpful. I also take lorazepam, which is generic ativan, a tranquilizer. I also have started to dissolve it under my tongue in hope that it will kick in sooner but had never known if it was truly working or just in my head. I am glad to hear someone else does the same thing. ... (6 replies)
... sounds like the lexapro is doing little or npthing for you and I dont think the dose should go higher, time to swap to another antidepressant, perhaps of another type, antidepressants can and do eventually stop working for you your ativan dose is low and more will help but take it only as needed, disolve a tablet under the tongue when a panic attack starts learn CBT and... (1 replies)
... My doctor gave me Ativan. I drop one tablet under my tongue, within 20 mins feel calm but spacey, within an hour or so, Im ready to go. Usually holds for a day or so and by then I am where I need to be. ... (13 replies)
... I agree with disolving xanax under the tongue even though it can be pretty nasty tasting, but it kicks in almost 10 minutes faster than just swollowoing whole. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Missrane, klonapin ativan and xanax are all benzos and will always help you, it sometimes helps to take more on the bad days and less on the good days, always keep some tablets with you and disolve 1 under the tongue if you feel a panic attack coming on as you say, the early side effects from antidepressants can be strong, you dont need to be depressed for them to reduce... (5 replies)
... Thank you so much for your advice. I was beginning to feel anxious...my heart skipped a beat and I reached for my ativan. I put it under my tongue and it worked right away. ... (16 replies)




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