Ativan and Gabapentin(Neurontin) Drug Interactions
Gabapentin decreases frequency of seizures, as it aids in controlling seizures, which occurs in epilepsy. It works as an anticonvulsant and analgesic agent, but ativan or lorazepam is a benzodiazepine which is used to treat anxiety disorders. When gabapentin and ativan are taken together, there is an increase in side effect symptoms such as dizziness, fatigue and weakness. You may feel like sleepy and tired. You should avoid driving and lifting of heavy machinery. These drugs should be taken under medical supervision. Your doctor should check the amount of gabapentin in your blood or change the schedule of your gabapentin dose.