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What is the chemical antidote for Ativan?


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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.