Our expert says:
Ativan can indeed be helpfully absorbed sublingually to help abort a panic attack. I agree with your shrink's policy, as you now describe it, on ativan. Excellent that you have become so skilled at controlling your unhelpful thoughts with CBT. Remember the listings of side-effects are of POSSIBILITIES, and few are actually compulsory. If your cardiac checkups were fine, and you are if I recall rightly, young and athletic, the possibility of QT prolongation should not be a problem --- discuss this with your shrink the next time you see him, so he can re-assure you
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