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Diazepam

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Other Names: Valium   Mogadon   Valrelease   Diastat   Stesolid

Lorazepam

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/ 53,824 posts
Other Names: Ativan
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 327,064 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 53,824 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Diazepam , first marketed as Valium by Hoffmann-La Roche is a benzodiazepine drug. Diazepam is also marketed in Australia as Antenex. It is commonly used for treating anxiety, insomnia, seizures including status epilepticus, muscle spasms (such as... Read more on Wikipedia
Lorazepam (initially marketed under the brand names Ativan and Temesta) is a high-potency short-to-intermediate-acting 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine drug that has all five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiolytic, anterograde amnesia, sedative... Read more on Wikipedia
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By NightDiver
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May I ask how old you are? I'm a 50 year old female, and my acne sounds like the exact same kind as yours. Considering Accutane again, since I'm just fed up and can't tolerate Spiro. First course, when I was 25, put me in remission for over 15 years. Thanks!
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What patients are saying about Diazepam vs. Lorazepam

9,383 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
of calming me down sent me really high. haha it didn't work...
...hospital I was on lorazepam PRN, which instead of calming me down sent me really high. haha it didn't work for me but I ...changed it to diazepam 5mg which helped a lot, I'd recommend it. Appare...
was hanging by a thread, lorazepam - a benzo - saved my li...
...depression?\" When I was hanging by a thread, lorazepam - a benzo - saved my life. It ...Zealand Medical Journal. Benzos help t., one of the very few drugs that do. They may not help t...
isn't that great and that's my favourite. Everyone...
...found benzos very effective for my anxiety. Even lorazepam isn't that great and that's my favourite. Everyone ...who have not responded to benzo...
tested me for benzos and lorazepam came up with no problem...
...can easily test for ativan, my doctor has tested me for benzos and lorazepam came up with no problem. so yes it can...
diazepam in terms of effects. I have found that it is great...
...few active metabolites of diazepam. IMO diazepam is far ...would compare closer to lorazepam than diazepam in terms of effects. I have found that it is great for mixing with certain...
Lorazepam is probably the most effective benzodiazepine...
...Diazepam isn't all that effective for social anxiety disorder. Its too sedating and really clouds my thinking. I think that Diazepam is more effective as ...Lorazepam is probably the most effect...
diazepam and lorazepam didn't work for me. A few people on...
...ask for 5mg diazepam tablets. They come in 2mg, 5mg and 10mg. Makes more sense then asking for a drug which might not work. I was on diazepam and lorazepam didn't work for me. A few people...
I prefer this than to lorazepam/diazepam for prn...
...the meds? I've used Chlorpromazine in hospital as ...emotional outbursts and my self harm. I took 25/50mg. ...time to think rationally. I prefer this than to lorazepam/diazepam for prn and...
years.  Prior to the Lorazepam I took Diazepam (Generic for...
...of years.  Prior to the Lorazepam I took Diazepam (Generic for ...years.  I never had problems stopping the Diazepam and sometimes ...the same as Diazepam.  There is lots of great information...
up I can easily just stop taking them with no side effects...
...to notice withdrawal effects. I've been taking Benzo's (Alprazolam, Clonazepam, Diazepam, Lorazepam, Nitrazepam) at fairly high doses approximately twice per week for 6 months (prescribed by...
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