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23 Jun 2020

A medication sold under the brand name Ambien, Ambien CR, Edluar, Intermezzo, and Zolpimist is predominantly used for sleep disorders. It is proven to reduce the time to sleep onset by about 15 minutes, and a higher dose can help the patients with more extended sleep duration. It is taken orally and available as tablets or sublingual tablets or oral sprays. It is a short term treatment for improving sleep inception as well as prolonging sleep duration.

WORKING

It works by stimulating GABA effects in the CNS by attaching to GABA receptors at the place where benzodiazepines are present.

SIDE EFFECTS AND WARNING

Some ill effects of the medication are as follows Daytime sleepiness, headache, nausea, diarrhea, amnesia,...



19 May 2020

Ativan is a medication prescribed to treat insomnia, anxiety disorders, or sleep-related problems and status epilepticus, a type of severe seizure. It is also prescribed in case of, psychosis caused by sudden alcohol withdrawal, muscle spasm, mania (bipolar disorder), and to relieve symptoms from alcohol withdrawal.

Know about Ativan

Ativan belongs to the group of drugs named benzodiazepine. These drugs slow down the excess activity of the brain resulting in feeling drowsy and imparting a calming or tranquilizing effect.

Ativan is available in two forms including Ativan tablets and Ativan solution for intravenous (IV) injection. Ativan tablets are available in potencies 0.5 mg,1 mg and 2 mg. It is available in a...