Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A trademark for the drug lorazepam.

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  • noun tranquilizer (trade name Ativan) used to treat anxiety and tension and insomnia

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Examples

  • Ativan is kind of weird for sleep in that it is an anti-anxiety med, and it works differently than a sleeping pill, but I think the added bonus is that you will have anti-anxiety meds in your blood stream which should help you feel calmer.

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  • And as need, there's another medication called Ativan, which is designed to help you -- for example, when psychiatrists meet with Andrea Yates, a lot of times they say she just shuts down and has trouble answering questions, and just kind of withdraws from everything around her.

    CNN Transcript Mar 15, 2002

  • A San Francisco transplant surgeon faces criminal charges for the death of one of his patients, one Ruben Navarro, who was allegedly "pushed" to die by over-medication with morphine and a substance called Ativan, which is a sedative.

    Softpedia News - Global

  • A San Francisco transplant surgeon faces criminal charges for the death of one of his patients, one Ruben Navarro, who was allegedly "pushed" to die by over-medication with morphine and a substance called Ativan, which is a sedative.

    Softpedia News - Global

  • A San Francisco transplant surgeon faces criminal charges for the death of one of his patients, one Ruben Navarro, who was allegedly "pushed" to die by over-medication with morphine and a substance called Ativan, which is a sedative.

    Softpedia News - Global

  • A San Francisco transplant surgeon faces criminal charges for the death of one of his patients, one Ruben Navarro, who was allegedly "pushed" to die by over-medication with morphine and a substance called Ativan, which is a sedative.

    Softpedia News - Global

  • A San Francisco transplant surgeon faces criminal charges for the death of one of his patients, one Ruben Navarro, who was allegedly "pushed" to die by over-medication with morphine and a substance called Ativan, which is a sedative.

    Softpedia News - Global

  • A San Francisco transplant surgeon faces criminal charges for the death of one of his patients, one Ruben Navarro, who was allegedly "pushed" to die by over-medication with morphine and a substance called Ativan, which is a sedative.

    Softpedia News - Global

  • A San Francisco transplant surgeon faces criminal charges for the death of one of his patients, one Ruben Navarro, who was allegedly "pushed" to die by over-medication with morphine and a substance called Ativan, which is a sedative.

    Softpedia News - Global

  • A San Francisco transplant surgeon faces criminal charges for the death of one of his patients, one Ruben Navarro, who was allegedly "pushed" to die by over-medication with morphine and a substance called Ativan, which is a sedative.

    Softpedia News - Global

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