Clonazepam vs Temazepam

Clonazepam
(Rx)
Temazepam
(Rx)
Clonazepam is an epilepsy medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Temazepam is a sleep medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.7
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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September 10, 1996
July 10, 1986
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
122,031 Discussions
30,488 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 Insomnia
#2 for Anxiety
Temazepam is prescribed for Insomnia and Anxiety and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Clo
Euphoria
3
Weight Gain
2
Weakness
2
Weight Loss
1
Nightmares
1
Dry Mouth
1
Impotence
1
Apathy
1
Hair Loss
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Tem
Euphoria
9
Weakness
3
Headaches
2
Weight Gain
1
Nightmares
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Cough
1
Weight Loss
1
Impotence
1
Constipation
1
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9
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2
1
Weakness
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2
3
Weight Loss
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1
1
Nightmares
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1
1
Dry Mouth
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Impotence
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1
1
Apathy
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1
0
Hair Loss
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Tem
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Clo
Tem
1
1
Euphoria
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Clo
9
3
Weakness
Tem
Clo
3
2
Headaches
Tem
Clo
2
0
Weight Gain
Tem
Clo
1
2
Nightmares
Tem
Clo
1
1
Vivid Dreams
Tem
Clo
1
1
Cough
Tem
Clo
1
0
Weight Loss
Tem
Clo
1
1
Impotence
Tem
Clo
1
1
Constipation
Tem
Clo
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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X Category X
Temazepam is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
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
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.125 mg, 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
Capsule: 7.5 mg, 15 mg, 22.5 mg, 30 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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Clonazepam
Temazepam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Clonazepam and Temazepam: 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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