Ativan Lorazepam Benzodiazepine Anticonvulsant paramedic drug medication study
Ativan Lorazepam Benzo
Names / Class
Ativan / Lorazepam
Mechanism of Action
Anticonvulsant, sedative. Binds to GABA Type A receptors in brain to potentiate effects of GABA in the brain which is the major inhibitory neurotransmitter of the CNS. Increased GABA levels cause sedation.