Lorazepam – Dangers of Recreational Use
Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine drug that has sedative and hypnotic properties. It is also known as Ativan, which is the brand name for lorazepam. Lorazepam is a long-duration drug used to treat anxiety, seizures, muscle spasms and insomnia. Benzodiazepines are one of the most widely prescribed drugs in the world and have many practical uses in medicine as a short-term treatment for a variety of symptoms. Like most medications that produce a psychoactive effect, lorazepam is often misused recreationally. Many people have become dependent on lorazepam and other benzodiazepines.
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