How is lorazepam injection given?
Lorazepam is injected into a vein through an IV. You will receive this injection in an emergency or surgical setting.
After treatment with lorazepam injection, you will be watched to make sure the medication is working and does not cause harmful side effects.
Your breathing, blood pressure, oxygen levels, and other vital signs will be watched closely while you in surgery.
Lorazepam can make you very drowsy, dizzy, or light-headed. These effects may last longer in older adults. Use caution to avoid falling or accidental injury after you have received lorazepam injection. You may need help getting out of bed for at least the first 8 hours.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Since lorazepam injection is given by a healthcare professional in an emergency setting, you are not likely to miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Since this medication is given by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, an overdose is unlikely to occur.