The generic name of Ativan is lorazepam. Ativan belongs to a broad family of drugs which are known as benzodiazepines. Although it has been approved by FDA and declared a drug and is widely prescribed by the doctors and physicians and doctors to their patients having nervous disorders and anxiety. This drug performs its function by acting on the brain and nervous system. Its basic mode of action includes the amplification of the production of certain chemicals in the brain that as a result reduces anxiety and helps you feel peaceful and stress-free.
However, Ativan helps you feel unperturbed but you must have known its constituents. If your body develops the allergy from any of its constituents, you must either quit taking this medicine or start ingestion some other medicines along with it that reduces and inhibits allergic responses in the body. Besides all this, you must be sure that you have been consulted the doctor or physician and having prescribed this drug and dose according to your situation, age group, and gender.