Asked in
Medication and Drugs

What is the chemical antidote for Ativan?

Answer

User Avatar
Wiki User
June 06, 2007 7:43AM

Flumazenil is a benzodiazepine antagonist given *as part of* a treatment for Ativan (and other benzodiazepines) overdose in *hospitalized* patients. Flumazenil itself has its own risks and these risks should be considered by the prescriber.