Diazepam vs Xanax for Panic Attacks

Diazepam
(Rx)
Xanax
(Rx)
Diazepam is an anxiety medication and an epilepsy medication (benzodiazepine).
Xanax is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Panic Attacks
2.4
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Panic Attacks
3.9
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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September 4, 1985
October 16, 1981
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
124,373 Discussions
614,830 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
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#4 for Panic Attacks
#5 for Insomnia
#6 for Panic
#7 for Seizures
#9 for Dizziness
#10 for Panic Disorder
#11 for GAD
Xanax is prescribed for Anxiety, Depression, Withdrawal Symptoms and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dia
Euphoria
7
Weakness
6
Weight Gain
3
Blisters
3
Hallucinations
2
Weight Loss
2
Itching
1
Dry Mouth
1
Bleeding
1
Impotence
1
Xan
Weakness
5
Weight Gain
5
Euphoria
5
Weight Loss
2
Hallucinations
2
Dry Mouth
1
Blisters
1
Impotence
1
Brain Damage
1
Vivid Dreams
1
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Diazepam
Dia
Xanax
Xan
Euphoria
Dia
Xan
7
5
Weakness
Dia
Xan
6
5
Weight Gain
Dia
Xan
3
5
Blisters
Dia
Xan
3
1
Hallucinations
Dia
Xan
2
2
Weight Loss
Dia
Xan
2
2
Itching
Dia
Xan
1
0
Dry Mouth
Dia
Xan
1
1
Bleeding
Dia
Xan
1
0
Impotence
Dia
Xan
1
1
Weakness
Xan
Dia
5
6
Weight Gain
Xan
Dia
5
3
Euphoria
Xan
Dia
5
7
Weight Loss
Xan
Dia
2
2
Hallucinations
Xan
Dia
2
2
Dry Mouth
Xan
Dia
1
1
Blisters
Xan
Dia
1
3
Impotence
Xan
Dia
1
1
Brain Damage
Xan
Dia
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Xan
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
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
Tablet: 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 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
Alprazolam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Diazepam and Xanax: 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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