Klonopin vs Prozac

Klonopin
(Rx)
Prozac
(Rx)
Klonopin is an epilepsy medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Prozac 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
2.5
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.3
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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June 4, 1975
December 29, 1987
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
315,786 Discussions
366,246 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 Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for OCD
#5 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Panic
#7 for Mood Swings
Prozac is prescribed for Depression and Anxiety and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Klo
Weight Gain
3
Weakness
2
Weight Loss
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Hair Loss
1
Impotence
1
Blurred Vision
1
Moodiness
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Bloating
1
Pro
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Nausea
3
Suicidal behavior
3
Dizziness
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Numbness
2
Suicidal Thoughts
2
Drowsiness
1
Decreased Libido
1
Serotonin Syndrome
1
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Klonopin
Klo
Prozac
Pro
Weight Gain
Klo
Pro
3
0
Weakness
Klo
Pro
2
0
Weight Loss
Klo
Pro
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Klo
Pro
1
0
Hair Loss
Klo
Pro
1
0
Impotence
Klo
Pro
1
0
Blurred Vision
Klo
Pro
1
0
Moodiness
Klo
Pro
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Klo
Pro
1
0
Bloating
Klo
Pro
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pro
Klo
9
0
Nausea
Pro
Klo
3
0
Suicidal behavior
Pro
Klo
3
0
Dizziness
Pro
Klo
2
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Pro
Klo
2
0
Numbness
Pro
Klo
2
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Pro
Klo
2
0
Drowsiness
Pro
Klo
1
0
Decreased Libido
Pro
Klo
1
0
Serotonin Syndrome
Pro
Klo
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 Prozac 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 Prozac 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
Capsule: 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, 100 mg
Liquid: 20 mg/5 mL
Solution: 20 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 10 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.).
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Clonazepam
Fluoxetine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Klonopin and Prozac: 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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