Ativan 1 mg Tablet 30’s belongs to a group of medications called Benzodiazepine (BZD) that are primarily used for epilepsy (fits) and anxiety disorder. An anxiety disorder is a mental health disorder characterized by feelings of excessive fear or worry that affects an individual’s daily activities. High levels of anxiety can cause panic attacks, with intense feelings of nervousness, fear and sudden onset of sweating, hyperventilation, fast heartbeat and flushing of the skin. Epilepsy is a chronic disorder characterized by episodes of seizures (fits). In this condition, there is a chemical change in the brain cells (neurons) that leads to a sudden surge of electrical activity in the brain followed by sudden jerky movements of limbs or a part of the body.