Clonazepam vs Diazepam

Clonazepam
(Rx)
Diazepam
(Rx)
Clonazepam is an epilepsy medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Diazepam is an anxiety medication and an epilepsy medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.7
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.4
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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September 10, 1996
September 4, 1985
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
122,023 Discussions
124,219 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
#1 for Anxiety
#3 for Addiction
#4 for Depression
#5 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Insomnia
#7 for Panic
#8 for Spasms
#9 for Seizures
#10 for Sedation
#11 for Headaches
#12 for Dizziness
#13 for Shaking
Diazepam is prescribed for Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Panic Attacks and Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Depression, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Clo
Euphoria
7
Weight Gain
6
Weakness
5
Weight Loss
2
Nightmares
2
Dry Mouth
1
Impotence
1
Apathy
1
Hair Loss
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Dia
Euphoria
6
Weakness
5
Weight Gain
3
Blisters
2
Hallucinations
2
Weight Loss
1
Itching
1
Dry Mouth
1
Bleeding
1
Impotence
1
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Clonazepam
Clo
Diazepam
Dia
Euphoria
Clo
Dia
7
6
Weight Gain
Clo
Dia
6
3
Weakness
Clo
Dia
5
5
Weight Loss
Clo
Dia
2
1
Nightmares
Clo
Dia
2
0
Dry Mouth
Clo
Dia
1
1
Impotence
Clo
Dia
1
1
Apathy
Clo
Dia
1
0
Hair Loss
Clo
Dia
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Clo
Dia
1
0
Euphoria
Dia
Clo
6
7
Weakness
Dia
Clo
5
5
Weight Gain
Dia
Clo
3
6
Blisters
Dia
Clo
2
0
Hallucinations
Dia
Clo
2
0
Weight Loss
Dia
Clo
1
2
Itching
Dia
Clo
1
0
Dry Mouth
Dia
Clo
1
1
Bleeding
Dia
Clo
1
0
Impotence
Dia
Clo
1
1
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
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.125 mg, 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
Kit: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 5-7.5-10 mg, 12.5-15-17.5-20 mg
Solution: , 5 mg/5 mL (1 mg/mL), 5 mg/5 mL (1 mg/mL, 5 mL), 5 mg/mL
Tablet: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Concentrate: 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
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.)., Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Clonazepam
Diazepam, Diazepam/Soybean Oil
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Clonazepam and Diazepam: 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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