Chlorpromazine vs Xanax

Chlorpromazine
(Rx)
Xanax
(Rx)
Chlorpromazine is a psychosis medication.
Xanax is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.7
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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Not Available
October 16, 1981
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
3,892 Discussions
614,763 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Psychosis
#2 for Depression
#3 for Schizophrenia
#5 for Hiccups
#6 for Nausea
#7 for Vomiting
Chlorpromazine is prescribed for Psychosis, Depression, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Nausea and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Hiccups, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#4 for Panic Attacks
#5 for Insomnia
#6 for Panic
#7 for Seizures
#9 for Dizziness
#10 for Panic Disorder
#11 for GAD
Xanax is prescribed for Anxiety, Depression, Withdrawal Symptoms and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Chl
Weight Gain
9
Tardive Dyskinesia
6
Withdrawal Symptoms
6
Headaches
4
Akathisia
3
Weakness
3
Seizures
3
Low Blood Pressure
3
Delusions
2
Spasms
2
Xan
Weakness
3
Weight Gain
2
Euphoria
2
Weight Loss
1
Hallucinations
1
Dry Mouth
1
Blisters
1
Impotence
1
Brain Damage
1
Vivid Dreams
1
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Chlorpromazine
Chl
Xanax
Xan
Weight Gain
Chl
Xan
9
2
Tardive Dyskinesia
Chl
Xan
6
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Chl
Xan
6
0
Headaches
Chl
Xan
4
0
Akathisia
Chl
Xan
3
0
Weakness
Chl
Xan
3
3
Seizures
Chl
Xan
3
0
Low Blood Pressure
Chl
Xan
3
0
Delusions
Chl
Xan
2
0
Spasms
Chl
Xan
2
0
Weakness
Xan
Chl
3
3
Weight Gain
Xan
Chl
2
9
Euphoria
Xan
Chl
2
0
Weight Loss
Xan
Chl
1
0
Hallucinations
Xan
Chl
1
0
Dry Mouth
Xan
Chl
1
0
Blisters
Xan
Chl
1
0
Impotence
Xan
Chl
1
0
Brain Damage
Xan
Chl
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Xan
Chl
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Chlorpromazine 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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Injection, Pill, Syrup
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 10 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg
Capsule: 30 mg, 75 mg, 150 mg
Concentrate: 30 mg/mL, 100 mg/mL
Suppository: 25 mg, 100 mg
Solution: 25 mg/mL
Syringe: 25 mg/mL
Syrup: 10 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 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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Chlorpromazine Hcl
Alprazolam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Chlorpromazine and Xanax: 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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