Librium vs Xanax

Librium
(Rx)
Xanax
(Rx)
Librium is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Xanax is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.9
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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February 24, 1960
October 16, 1981
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
13,300 Discussions
616,562 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
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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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
Xan
Weakness
4
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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Librium
Lib
Xanax
Xan
Weakness
Lib
Xan
7
4
Weight Gain
Lib
Xan
3
4
Exhaustion
Lib
Xan
2
0
Suicidal behavior
Lib
Xan
2
0
Weight Loss
Lib
Xan
2
2
Migraines
Lib
Xan
2
0
Impotence
Lib
Xan
2
1
Personality Disorder
Lib
Xan
1
0
Nightmares
Lib
Xan
1
0
Diabetes
Lib
Xan
1
0
Weakness
Xan
Lib
4
7
Weight Gain
Xan
Lib
4
3
Euphoria
Xan
Lib
4
0
Weight Loss
Xan
Lib
2
2
Hallucinations
Xan
Lib
2
0
Dry Mouth
Xan
Lib
1
0
Blisters
Xan
Lib
1
0
Impotence
Xan
Lib
1
2
Brain Damage
Xan
Lib
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Xan
Lib
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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Capsule: 5 mg, 10 mg, 25 mg
Solution: , 100 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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Chlordiazepoxide
Alprazolam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Librium 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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