Ambien vs Klonopin

Ambien
(Rx)
Klonopin
(Rx)
Ambien is a sleep medication.
Klonopin is an epilepsy medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
1.8
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.5
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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December 16, 1992
June 4, 1975
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
215,536 Discussions
315,712 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Ambien is prescribed for Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Anxiety, although this is not an approved use.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#4 for Panic Attacks
#5 for Insomnia
#6 for Panic
#8 for Seizures
#9 for GAD
#10 for Social Anxiety
#11 for OCD
#12 for Restlessness
#13 for Panic Disorder
#14 for RLS
#15 for Sleep Disorders
#16 for Shaking
#17 for Anxiety Attacks
Klonopin is prescribed for Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Depression and Withdrawal Symptoms, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Amb
Hallucinations
3
Headaches
3
Grogginess
3
Drowsiness
3
Sleep Walking
3
Hangover
3
Nausea
2
Weight Gain
2
Nightmares
2
Dizziness
2
Klo
Weight Gain
3
Weakness
2
Weight Loss
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Hair Loss
1
Impotence
1
Blurred Vision
1
Moodiness
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Bloating
1
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Hallucinations
Amb
Klo
3
0
Headaches
Amb
Klo
3
0
Grogginess
Amb
Klo
3
0
Drowsiness
Amb
Klo
3
0
Sleep Walking
Amb
Klo
3
0
Hangover
Amb
Klo
3
0
Nausea
Amb
Klo
2
0
Weight Gain
Amb
Klo
2
3
Nightmares
Amb
Klo
2
0
Dizziness
Amb
Klo
2
0
Weight Gain
Klo
Amb
3
2
Weakness
Klo
Amb
2
0
Weight Loss
Klo
Amb
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Klo
Amb
1
0
Hair Loss
Klo
Amb
1
0
Impotence
Klo
Amb
1
0
Blurred Vision
Klo
Amb
1
0
Moodiness
Klo
Amb
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Klo
Amb
1
0
Bloating
Klo
Amb
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Ambien during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Ambien and alcohol.
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: 5 mg, 10 mg
Tablet: 0.125 mg, 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.).
Ingredients
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Zolpidem Tartrate
Clonazepam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Ambien and Klonopin: 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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