What Are You Struggling With?

Lorazepam (Ativan)

What is the Generic Name for Ativan?


What is the Trade Name for Lorazepam?


What are the Indications of Lorazepam (Ativan)?

  • Anxiety
  • Sedation
  • Seizures

What are the Actions of Lorazepam (Ativan)?

General CNS depression

What is the Therapeutic Class of Lorazepam (Ativan)?

Anesthetic adjuncts, antianxiety agents, sedative hypnotics

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Lorazepam (Ativan)?


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Date Published - Jul 17, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 10, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.