Ativan vs Klonopin

Ativan
(Rx)
Klonopin
(Rx)
Ativan is a sleep medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Klonopin is an epilepsy medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
?
4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.5
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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September 30, 1977
June 4, 1975
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
236,362 Discussions
316,523 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#4 for Panic Attacks
#5 for Insomnia
#6 for Panic
#7 for Nausea
#8 for Seizures
#10 for Restlessness
#11 for Vomiting
#12 for Anxiety Attacks
#13 for Sedation
#14 for Sleep Disorders
#15 for Shaking
#16 for GAD
Ativan is prescribed for Anxiety and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Depression, Insomnia and Withdrawal Symptoms, although it is not approved for these conditions.
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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Ati
Weakness
5
Weight Gain
5
Hallucinations
3
Weight Loss
2
Euphoria
2
Blurred Vision
1
Impotence
1
Blood Clots
1
Brain Damage
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Klo
Weight Gain
7
Weakness
5
Weight Loss
3
Loss of Appetite
1
Hair Loss
1
Impotence
1
Blurred Vision
1
Moodiness
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Bloating
1
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Ativan
Ati
Klonopin
Klo
Weakness
Ati
Klo
5
5
Weight Gain
Ati
Klo
5
7
Hallucinations
Ati
Klo
3
0
Weight Loss
Ati
Klo
2
3
Euphoria
Ati
Klo
2
0
Blurred Vision
Ati
Klo
1
1
Impotence
Ati
Klo
1
1
Blood Clots
Ati
Klo
1
0
Brain Damage
Ati
Klo
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Ati
Klo
1
1
Weight Gain
Klo
Ati
7
5
Weakness
Klo
Ati
5
5
Weight Loss
Klo
Ati
3
2
Loss of Appetite
Klo
Ati
1
0
Hair Loss
Klo
Ati
1
0
Impotence
Klo
Ati
1
1
Blurred Vision
Klo
Ati
1
1
Moodiness
Klo
Ati
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Klo
Ati
1
1
Bloating
Klo
Ati
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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Injection, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
Solution: 2 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL
Syringe: 2 mg/mL, 4 mg/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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Lorazepam
Clonazepam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Ativan 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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