Diazepam vs Librium

Diazepam
(Rx)
Librium
(Rx)
Diazepam is an anxiety medication and an epilepsy medication (benzodiazepine).
Librium is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.4
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.9
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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September 4, 1985
February 24, 1960
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
124,235 Discussions
13,244 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
Our data suggest that some patients take Librium for Withdrawal Symptoms, although this is not an approved use. In addition, it is prescribed for Anxiety.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dia
Euphoria
6
Weakness
5
Weight Gain
2
Blisters
2
Hallucinations
2
Weight Loss
1
Itching
1
Dry Mouth
1
Bleeding
1
Impotence
1
Lib
Weakness
7
Weight Gain
3
Exhaustion
2
Suicidal behavior
2
Weight Loss
2
Migraines
2
Impotence
2
Personality Disorder
1
Nightmares
1
Diabetes
1
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Diazepam
Dia
Librium
Lib
Euphoria
Dia
Lib
6
0
Weakness
Dia
Lib
5
7
Weight Gain
Dia
Lib
2
3
Blisters
Dia
Lib
2
0
Hallucinations
Dia
Lib
2
0
Weight Loss
Dia
Lib
1
2
Itching
Dia
Lib
1
0
Dry Mouth
Dia
Lib
1
0
Bleeding
Dia
Lib
1
0
Impotence
Dia
Lib
1
2
Weakness
Lib
Dia
7
5
Weight Gain
Lib
Dia
3
2
Exhaustion
Lib
Dia
2
0
Suicidal behavior
Lib
Dia
2
0
Weight Loss
Lib
Dia
2
1
Migraines
Lib
Dia
2
0
Impotence
Lib
Dia
2
1
Personality Disorder
Lib
Dia
1
0
Nightmares
Lib
Dia
1
0
Diabetes
Lib
Dia
1
0
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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Injection, Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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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
Capsule: 5 mg, 10 mg, 25 mg
Solution: , 100 mg
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.
Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.).
Ingredients
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Diazepam , Diazepam/Soybean Oil
Chlordiazepoxide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Diazepam and Librium: 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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