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Ativan Street Names

Ativan falls into the category of benzodiazepines. Other common drugs that are also classified this way are Valium and Xanax. Benzodiazepines work to depress the central nervous system and help to decrease the severity of panic attacks and anxiety disorders. They are sometimes abused for their euphoric and calming effects.

Benzodiazepine Street Names

The following are some street names for benzodiazepines:

  • Benzos
  • Downers
  • Nerve pills
  • Tranks
  • Roofies
  • Ruffies
  • Roches
  • R2
  • Goofballs
  • Heavenly blues
  • Valo
  • Stupefy

Lorazepam Brand Names

Ativan is the brand name for lorazepam. Over the years, lorazepam has also been marketed under different names, such as:

  • Alzapam
  • Anxiedin
  • Anxira
  • Anzepam
  • Apo-Lorazepam
  • Aripax
  • Control
  • Duralozam
  • Emotion
  • Emotiva
  • Lopam
  • Lorabenz
  • Lorapam
  • Lora
  • Lorax
  • Lorazene
  • Lorazep
  • Lorazepam
  • Lorazin
  • Lorazo
  • Lorenin
  • Loridem
  • Lorivan
  • Lorsedal
  • Lorzem
  • Lozepa
  • Tranquil
  • Trapex

Street Terms for Drug Use

There are many slang or street terms for drug use. This way, no one is fully aware of what a drug user or dealer is talking about while they are conducting business or taking drugs. There are also slang terms that refer to the mixing of different kinds of drugs and the side effects of taking them. Some of these terms are as follows:

  • Aboot—under the influence of drugs
  • Agonies—withdrawal symptoms
  • Pharming—consuming a mixture of prescription drugs
  • Paper bag—container for drugs
  • Sam—federal narcotics agent
  • Author—doctor who writes illegal prescriptions
  • Honeymoon—early stages of drug use before addiction
  • Piggybacking—simultaneous injecting of two different drugs
  • Miss—to inject a drug
  • Hype stick—hypodermic needle
  • Doctor shopping—when a user switches different doctors continually in order to get multiple prescriptions
  • Rebound—the act of experiencing withdrawal symptoms when drug use is withdrawn or stopped completely. Extreme anxiety, insomnia or other emotional reactions escalate in intensity

Ativan Addiction Help

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