Lorazepam vs Metoprolol

Lorazepam
(Rx)
Metoprolol
(Rx)
Lorazepam is a sleep medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Metoprolol is a cardiovascular medication (beta blocker).
Satisfaction Score
?
3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.5
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.2
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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December 10, 1985
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
74,027 Discussions
26,456 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for A Fib
#3 for Anxiety
#4 for Tachycardia
#5 for Palpitations
#6 for PVC's
#7 for Arrythmia
#8 for Chest Pain
#9 for Heart Attack
#10 for Migraines
#12 for Angina
#13 for Heart Failure
#14 for Shaking
Metoprolol is prescribed for High Blood Pressure, Tachycardia, Palpitations, PVC's, Arrythmia, Chest Pain and Heart Attack and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for A Fib and Anxiety, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Lor
Weakness
3
Weight Gain
2
Weight Loss
1
Nightmares
1
Dry Mouth
1
Blisters
1
Blurred Vision
1
Apathy
1
Moodiness
1
Attempted Suicide
1
Met
Shortness of Breath
8
Depression
7
Nausea
6
Weight Gain
5
Insomnia
4
Weakness
4
Weight Loss
3
Cough
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Hair Loss
3
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Lorazepam
Lor
Metoprolol
Met
Weakness
Lor
Met
3
4
Weight Gain
Lor
Met
2
5
Weight Loss
Lor
Met
1
3
Nightmares
Lor
Met
1
0
Dry Mouth
Lor
Met
1
0
Blisters
Lor
Met
1
0
Blurred Vision
Lor
Met
1
0
Apathy
Lor
Met
1
0
Moodiness
Lor
Met
1
0
Attempted Suicide
Lor
Met
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Met
Lor
8
0
Depression
Met
Lor
7
0
Nausea
Met
Lor
6
0
Weight Gain
Met
Lor
5
2
Insomnia
Met
Lor
4
0
Weakness
Met
Lor
4
3
Weight Loss
Met
Lor
3
1
Cough
Met
Lor
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Met
Lor
3
0
Hair Loss
Met
Lor
3
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.
There may be a negative interaction between Metoprolol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
Solution: 2 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL
Syringe: 2 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL
Concentrate: 2 mg/mL
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.).
Should be taking the same way every time either with food or on empty stomach because food may alter drug absorption.
Ingredients
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Lorazepam
Metoprolol Tartrate, Metoprolol Succinate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Lorazepam and Metoprolol: 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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