Alprazolam vs Clonazepam

Alprazolam
(Rx)
Clonazepam
(Rx)
Alprazolam is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Clonazepam is an epilepsy medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
3.1
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.7
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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October 19, 1993
September 10, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
45,966 Discussions
122,537 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#3 for Panic Attacks
#4 for Depression
#5 for Insomnia
#6 for Panic
#7 for Seizures
#8 for Dizziness
#10 for GAD
#11 for Social Anxiety
Alprazolam is prescribed for Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Panic Attacks and Depression and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Seizures
#7 for Panic
#9 for RLS
#10 for Social Anxiety
#11 for GAD
#12 for Restlessness
#13 for Shaking
#14 for Sleep Disorders
#15 for Epilepsy
#16 for OCD
#17 for Panic Disorder
#18 for Spasms
Clonazepam is prescribed for Anxiety, Insomnia and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that some patients take it for Withdrawal Symptoms and Depression, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Alp
Euphoria
8
Irritability
4
Weakness
3
Blisters
2
Psychosis
1
Hallucinations
1
Weight Gain
1
Migraines
1
Weight Loss
1
Nightmares
1
Clo
Euphoria
4
Weight Gain
3
Weakness
3
Weight Loss
1
Nightmares
1
Dry Mouth
1
Impotence
1
Apathy
1
Hair Loss
1
Vivid Dreams
1
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Alprazolam
Alp
Clonazepam
Clo
Euphoria
Alp
Clo
8
4
Irritability
Alp
Clo
4
0
Weakness
Alp
Clo
3
3
Blisters
Alp
Clo
2
0
Psychosis
Alp
Clo
1
0
Hallucinations
Alp
Clo
1
0
Weight Gain
Alp
Clo
1
3
Migraines
Alp
Clo
1
0
Weight Loss
Alp
Clo
1
1
Nightmares
Alp
Clo
1
1
Euphoria
Clo
Alp
4
8
Weight Gain
Clo
Alp
3
1
Weakness
Clo
Alp
3
3
Weight Loss
Clo
Alp
1
1
Nightmares
Clo
Alp
1
1
Dry Mouth
Clo
Alp
1
0
Impotence
Clo
Alp
1
0
Apathy
Clo
Alp
1
0
Hair Loss
Clo
Alp
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Clo
Alp
1
0
Alcohol warning
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Alcohol consumption with this medication can increase sedation, confusion and may result in loss of conciousness (central nervous system depression). It may also disrupt psychomotor performance.
Alcohol consumption with this medication can increase sedation, confusion and may result in loss of conciousness (central nervous system depression). It may also disrupt psychomotor performance.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg
Concentrate: 1 mg/mL
Solution: 0.5 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 0.125 mg, 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.).
Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.).
Ingredients
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Alprazolam
Clonazepam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Alprazolam and Clonazepam: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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