• Lorazepam and diazepam act quickly in the brain to stop seizures.
  • Diazepam gets into the brain quicker, but lorazepam tends to last longer and will help seizures over a longer period of time.


  • Make a plan with your doctor on what to take, how much, and how often.
  • Write down how much you take and when - it will help you know if it works or not.