Lorazepam Teaching 1572

Patient was instructed on Lorazepam a benzodiazepines a medication used to treat anxiety disorder. Patient was instructed to take medication exactly as indicated by physician and to avoid the consumption of alcohol. Patient was instructed on side effects such as: •drowsiness, dizziness, tiredness;blurred vision;sleep problems (insomnia);muscle weakness, lack of balance or coordination;amnesia or forgetfulness, trouble concentrating;nausea, vomiting,constipation;appetite changes; or skin rash. If side effect become persistent or worsen contact physician immediately.