Clonazepam vs Clozapine

Clonazepam
(Rx)
Clozapine
(Rx)
Clonazepam is an epilepsy medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Clozapine is a psychosis medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.1
Concern level
1.3
Concern level
2.3
Approval Date
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September 10, 1996
August 30, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
122,028 Discussions
10,205 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
Clozapine is prescribed for Schizophrenia and Psychosis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Depression and Bipolar Disorder, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Clo
Euphoria
2
Weight Gain
1
Weakness
1
Weight Loss
1
Nightmares
1
Dry Mouth
1
Impotence
1
Apathy
1
Hair Loss
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Clo
Weight Gain
10
Hallucinations
4
Agranulocytosis
3
Tiredness
3
Diabetes
3
Seizures
2
Insomnia
2
Restlessness
2
Weight Loss
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
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Clonazepam
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Clozapine
Clo
Euphoria
Clo
Clo
2
0
Weight Gain
Clo
Clo
1
10
Weakness
Clo
Clo
1
0
Weight Loss
Clo
Clo
1
2
Nightmares
Clo
Clo
1
0
Dry Mouth
Clo
Clo
1
0
Impotence
Clo
Clo
1
0
Apathy
Clo
Clo
1
0
Hair Loss
Clo
Clo
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Clo
Clo
1
0
Weight Gain
Clo
Clo
10
1
Hallucinations
Clo
Clo
4
0
Agranulocytosis
Clo
Clo
3
0
Tiredness
Clo
Clo
3
0
Diabetes
Clo
Clo
3
0
Seizures
Clo
Clo
2
0
Insomnia
Clo
Clo
2
0
Restlessness
Clo
Clo
2
0
Weight Loss
Clo
Clo
2
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Clo
Clo
2
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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B Category B
Before taking Clozapine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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.
There may be a negative interaction between Clozapine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.125 mg, 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
Tablet: 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg
Suspension: 50 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.).
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Clonazepam
Clozapine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Clonazepam and Clozapine: Severe Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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