Lorazepam, a benzodiazepine( central nervous system depressant), is an antianxiety drug that helps to treat anxiety disorder, panic disorder, phobias (with or without agoraphobia), and other symptoms. It belongs to the benzodiazepine group of drugs that slows down the brain’s activity and allows calm and soothe the nerve cells. It is the most effective treatment for anxiety, panic disorder, and phobias (with or without agoraphobia). It is a benzodiazepine that acts on GABA (A), increasing GABA levels and calming mental hyperactivity and excess. Lorazepam can be used to treat and manage anxiety quickly. The effect of this drug starts within 30 to 40 minutes, takes 1 to 1.5 hours to peak and lasts 6 to 8 hours.