Lorazepam vs Temazepam

Lorazepam
(Rx)
Temazepam
(Rx)
Lorazepam is a sleep medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Temazepam is a sleep medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.5
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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December 10, 1985
July 10, 1986
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
74,027 Discussions
30,506 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
#1 for Insomnia
#2 for Anxiety
Temazepam is prescribed for Insomnia and Anxiety and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
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
Tem
Euphoria
9
Weakness
3
Headaches
2
Weight Gain
1
Nightmares
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Cough
1
Weight Loss
1
Impotence
1
Constipation
1
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Weakness
Lor
Tem
3
3
Weight Gain
Lor
Tem
2
1
Weight Loss
Lor
Tem
1
1
Nightmares
Lor
Tem
1
1
Dry Mouth
Lor
Tem
1
0
Blisters
Lor
Tem
1
0
Blurred Vision
Lor
Tem
1
0
Apathy
Lor
Tem
1
0
Moodiness
Lor
Tem
1
0
Attempted Suicide
Lor
Tem
1
0
Euphoria
Tem
Lor
9
0
Weakness
Tem
Lor
3
3
Headaches
Tem
Lor
2
0
Weight Gain
Tem
Lor
1
2
Nightmares
Tem
Lor
1
1
Vivid Dreams
Tem
Lor
1
0
Cough
Tem
Lor
1
0
Weight Loss
Tem
Lor
1
1
Impotence
Tem
Lor
1
0
Constipation
Tem
Lor
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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X Category X
Temazepam is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
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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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
Capsule: 7.5 mg, 15 mg, 22.5 mg, 30 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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Lorazepam
Temazepam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Lorazepam and Temazepam: 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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