Clonazepam vs Zoloft

Clonazepam
(Rx)
Zoloft
(Rx)
Clonazepam is an epilepsy medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Zoloft is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.7
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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September 10, 1996
December 30, 1991
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
122,064 Discussions
378,385 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
#2 for Depression
#3 for Panic Attacks
#4 for OCD
#6 for Panic
#7 for Headaches
#9 for Anger
#10 for Weight Loss
#11 for Social Anxiety
#12 for ADHD
#13 for GAD
#14 for Mood Swings
#15 for Panic Disorder
#16 for Anxiety Attacks
#17 for PTSD
Zoloft is prescribed for Anxiety, Depression and Panic Attacks 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
Zol
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Nausea
5
Dizziness
4
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Numbness
2
Suicidal behavior
2
Drowsiness
2
Decreased Libido
2
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Palpitations
1
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Clonazepam
Clo
Zoloft
Zol
Euphoria
Clo
Zol
3
0
Weight Gain
Clo
Zol
2
0
Weakness
Clo
Zol
2
0
Weight Loss
Clo
Zol
1
0
Nightmares
Clo
Zol
1
0
Dry Mouth
Clo
Zol
1
0
Impotence
Clo
Zol
1
0
Apathy
Clo
Zol
1
0
Hair Loss
Clo
Zol
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Clo
Zol
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Zol
Clo
9
0
Nausea
Zol
Clo
5
0
Dizziness
Zol
Clo
4
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Zol
Clo
2
0
Numbness
Zol
Clo
2
0
Suicidal behavior
Zol
Clo
2
0
Drowsiness
Zol
Clo
2
0
Decreased Libido
Zol
Clo
2
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Zol
Clo
1
0
Palpitations
Zol
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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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Zoloft 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 Zoloft 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: 15 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Concentrate: 20 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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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
Sertraline Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Clonazepam and Zoloft: 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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