She is taking .5mg every 8 hours. She weighs 150 pounds and only takes a couple blood pressure medicines. She tried Paxil and one other anxiety med that made her skin crawl. She was taking the Lorazepam 2 times a day but the anxiety got worse. This has only been going on for the last 6 months. She's had tests to rule out other problems. The Lorazepam works but makes her so sleepy. She is 89 with moderate Alzheimers.