Klonopin vs Lorazepam

Klonopin
(Rx)
Lorazepam
(Rx)
Klonopin is an epilepsy medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Lorazepam is a sleep medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.8
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.5
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.5
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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June 4, 1975
December 10, 1985
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
315,490 Discussions
73,992 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#4 for Panic Attacks
#5 for Insomnia
#6 for Panic
#8 for Seizures
#9 for GAD
#10 for Social Anxiety
#11 for OCD
#12 for Restlessness
#13 for Panic Disorder
#14 for RLS
#15 for Sleep Disorders
#16 for Shaking
#17 for Anxiety Attacks
Klonopin is prescribed for Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Depression and Withdrawal Symptoms, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Panic
#7 for Nausea
#8 for Seizures
#9 for Restlessness
#10 for Sedation
#12 for Anxiety Attacks
#13 for Sleep Disorders
#14 for Sedative
#15 for GAD
#16 for Vomiting
#17 for Shaking
Lorazepam is prescribed for Anxiety and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Depression, Insomnia and Withdrawal Symptoms, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Klo
Weight Gain
7
Weakness
5
Weight Loss
3
Loss of Appetite
1
Hair Loss
1
Impotence
1
Blurred Vision
1
Moodiness
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Bloating
1
Lor
Weakness
6
Weight Gain
4
Weight Loss
2
Nightmares
2
Dry Mouth
1
Blisters
1
Blurred Vision
1
Apathy
1
Moodiness
1
Attempted Suicide
1
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Klonopin
Klo
Lorazepam
Lor
Weight Gain
Klo
Lor
7
4
Weakness
Klo
Lor
5
6
Weight Loss
Klo
Lor
3
2
Loss of Appetite
Klo
Lor
1
0
Hair Loss
Klo
Lor
1
0
Impotence
Klo
Lor
1
0
Blurred Vision
Klo
Lor
1
1
Moodiness
Klo
Lor
1
1
Vivid Dreams
Klo
Lor
1
0
Bloating
Klo
Lor
1
0
Weakness
Lor
Klo
6
5
Weight Gain
Lor
Klo
4
7
Weight Loss
Lor
Klo
2
3
Nightmares
Lor
Klo
2
0
Dry Mouth
Lor
Klo
1
0
Blisters
Lor
Klo
1
0
Blurred Vision
Lor
Klo
1
1
Apathy
Lor
Klo
1
0
Moodiness
Lor
Klo
1
1
Attempted Suicide
Lor
Klo
1
0
Alchohol 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
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
Lorazepam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Klonopin and Lorazepam: 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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