My elderly parent with dementia needs medication for anxiety...

Question: 

My elderly parent with dementia needs medication for anxiety & resistance at appointments. Is it safe to give Ativan (0.5 to 1 mg) before vaccinating to ensure their cooperation?

Answer: 

Nurses at ImmunizeBC only provide general info regarding vaccines and immunization. Please contact their health care provider or dial 8-1-1 and speak with a nurse.

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