References from scientific journals

Ativan (Lorazepam).

[No authors listed] [No authors listed] J Addict Nurs. 2012 May;23(2):141-2. doi: 10.3109/10884602.2012.669122. Epub 2012 May 2. J Addict Nurs. 2012. PMID: 22548613 Review. No abstract available.


[Lormetazepam].

Honorato Pérez J, Cuena Boy R, Rubio González A, Azanza Perea JR. Honorato Pérez J, et al. Rev Med Univ Navarra. 1984 Sep;28(3):64-5. Rev Med Univ Navarra. 1984. PMID: 6531552 Spanish. No abstract available.


Lorazepam or diazepam for convulsive status epilepticus: A meta-analysis.

Wu W, Zhang L, Xue R. Wu W, et al. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Jul;29:133-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2015.10.038. Epub 2016 Apr 1. J Clin Neurosci. 2016. PMID: 27052258 Review.

However, whether a particular benzodiazepine is of superior efficacy and safety in management of CSE is controversial. We performed a meta-analysis to compare the outcome of lorazepam and diazepam for treating CSE. We searched the PubMed, Medline, Embase, Cochrane Central …
However, whether a particular benzodiazepine is of superior efficacy and safety in management of CSE is controversial. We performed a meta-a …

Percutaneous Absorption of Lorazepam, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride, and Haloperidol from ABH Gel.

Dahal A, Neupane R, Boddu SH, Renukuntla J, Khupse R, Dudley R. Dahal A, et al. Int J Pharm Compd. 2020 Mar-Apr;24(2):168-175. Int J Pharm Compd. 2020. PMID: 32196480

A robust high-performance liquid chromatography method was developed and validated for simultaneous analysis of lorazepam, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, and haloperidol. The percutaneous absorption of lorazepam, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, and haloperidol from A …
A robust high-performance liquid chromatography method was developed and validated for simultaneous analysis of lorazepam, diphenhydr …

Effects of Intramuscular Midazolam and Lorazepam on Acute Agitation in Non-Elderly Subjects - A Systematic Review.

Kousgaard SJ, Licht RW, Nielsen RE. Kousgaard SJ, et al. Pharmacopsychiatry. 2017 Jul;50(4):129-135. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-100766. Epub 2017 Mar 14. Pharmacopsychiatry. 2017. PMID: 28293921 Review.

In total, 577 patients were treated with lorazepam IM 2-4 mg, and 329 patients were treated with midazolam IM 5-15 mg. It is unclear whether lorazepam IM or midazolam IM is as efficacious as an antipsychotic IM. ...
In total, 577 patients were treated with lorazepam IM 2-4 mg, and 329 patients were treated with midazolam IM 5-15 mg. It is unclear …

Clinical pharmacokinetics of oxazepam and lorazepam.

Greenblatt DJ. Greenblatt DJ. Clin Pharmacokinet. 1981 Mar-Apr;6(2):89-105. doi: 10.2165/00003088-198106020-00001. Clin Pharmacokinet. 1981. PMID: 6111408 Review.

Oxazepam and lorazepam are 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine derivatives used as sedatives and anxiolytics. ...Both oxazepam and lorazepam are extensively bound to plasma protein, but the free fraction for lorazepam (8 to 12%) is greater than that for oxazepam (2 to 4 …
Oxazepam and lorazepam are 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine derivatives used as sedatives and anxiolytics. ...Both oxazepam and lorazepam …

Clinical pharmacology of lorazepam.

Blitt CD. Blitt CD. Contemp Anesth Pract. 1983;7:135-45. Contemp Anesth Pract. 1983. PMID: 6136391

As a preanesthetic medication, lorazepam is available for oral, intravenous, or intramuscular administration. ...Most side effects of lorazepam are associated with central nervous system depression, are dose-related, and fairly predictable. ...
As a preanesthetic medication, lorazepam is available for oral, intravenous, or intramuscular administration. ...Most side effects of …

[Temesta].

Scottez B, Peutillot A. Scottez B, et al. Soins Psychiatr. 1985 May;(55):I-II. Soins Psychiatr. 1985. PMID: 3849902 French. No abstract available.


Lorazepam-induced diplopia.

Lucca JM, Ramesh M, Parthasarathi G, Ram D. Lucca JM, et al. Indian J Pharmacol. 2014 Mar-Apr;46(2):228-9. doi: 10.4103/0253-7613.129328. Indian J Pharmacol. 2014. PMID: 24741200 Free PMC article.

Visual problems associated with administration of lorazepam are rarely reported and the frequency of occurrence is not established. We report a rare case of lorazepam-induced diplopia in a newly diagnosed case of obsessive compulsive disorder....
Visual problems associated with administration of lorazepam are rarely reported and the frequency of occurrence is not established. W …

Withdrawal from lorazepam in critically ill children.

Dominguez KD, Crowley MR, Coleman DM, Katz RW, Wilkins DG, Kelly HW. Dominguez KD, et al. Ann Pharmacother. 2006 Jun;40(6):1035-9. doi: 10.1345/aph.1G701. Epub 2006 May 23. Ann Pharmacother. 2006. PMID: 16720707 Clinical Trial.

Patients were assessed for withdrawal twice daily beginning 48 hours after the initiation of the lorazepam taper. Assessments were continued for 72 hours after lorazepam discontinuation or until the patient experienced withdrawal, whichever came first. ...There were …
Patients were assessed for withdrawal twice daily beginning 48 hours after the initiation of the lorazepam taper. Assessments were co …