Klonopin vs Xanax for Essential Tremor

Klonopin
(Rx)
Xanax
(Rx)
Klonopin is an epilepsy medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Xanax is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.3
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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June 4, 1975
October 16, 1981
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
315,563 Discussions
614,181 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
#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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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
Xan
Weakness
5
Weight Gain
4
Euphoria
4
Weight Loss
2
Hallucinations
2
Dry Mouth
1
Blisters
1
Impotence
1
Brain Damage
1
Vivid Dreams
1
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Klonopin
Klo
Xanax
Xan
Weight Gain
Klo
Xan
7
4
Weakness
Klo
Xan
5
5
Weight Loss
Klo
Xan
3
2
Loss of Appetite
Klo
Xan
1
0
Hair Loss
Klo
Xan
1
0
Impotence
Klo
Xan
1
1
Blurred Vision
Klo
Xan
1
0
Moodiness
Klo
Xan
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Klo
Xan
1
1
Bloating
Klo
Xan
1
0
Weakness
Xan
Klo
5
5
Weight Gain
Xan
Klo
4
7
Euphoria
Xan
Klo
4
0
Weight Loss
Xan
Klo
2
3
Hallucinations
Xan
Klo
2
0
Dry Mouth
Xan
Klo
1
0
Blisters
Xan
Klo
1
0
Impotence
Xan
Klo
1
1
Brain Damage
Xan
Klo
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Xan
Klo
1
1
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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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.125 mg, 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
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 alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.).
Ingredients
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Clonazepam
Alprazolam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Klonopin 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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