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Not that I've noticed. I find 2 mg sends me to sleep pretty quickly for most often a good full nights sleep, and I can feel the effect for about 24 hrs afterwards when it keeps me in more subdued, grounded moods. Quite like it because it makes my brain feel quite solid and rested.
Not that I know of either, but I know that the body gets cold when you are tired - and that tiredness is obviously an effect of lorazepam.
Is being cold becoming a problem for you while you're on lorazepam? Do you have blankets or a hot water bottle? xx
Never had that Lincoln, it's worth mentioning to your doctor though so they can see if its a side effect that others have experienced. How long have you been on them?.
I'm on 1mg during day and 2mg at night and have been for 8 months now. I'm scared I'm gonna be trapped on this stuff forever. I recently tried (under pdoc suggestion) to reduce daily tablet by 1/2 and I did for a week and then the anxiety came back worse than ever so had to put it on the back burner while I'm still trying to sort out the other problems.