Meaning of Ativan in English:


Pronunciation /ˈatɪvan/


mass noun Trademark
  • proprietary term for lorazepam

    ‘Valium and similar anti-anxiety agents like Ativan and Xanax can calm jittery nerves and help people fall asleep at night.’
    • ‘In 1977, while living in West Yorkshire, Michael was prescribed the drug Ativan.’
    • ‘A friend has taken Ativan for a long time and is now addicted to it.’
    • ‘Later a nurse entered his room to give him some Ativan, and she loosened his restraints when he promised to behave.’
    • ‘Occasionally, she can make herself so anxious that she feels the need to take Ativan.’