Meprobamate vs Xanax

Meprobamate
(Rx)
Xanax
(Rx)
Meprobamate is an anxiety medication.
Xanax is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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July 26, 1963
October 16, 1981
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,217 Discussions
616,562 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
Meprobamate is prescribed for Anxiety and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
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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Mep
Addiction
10
Withdrawal Symptoms
7
Depression
4
Euphoria
4
Insomnia
3
Spasms
3
Seizures
3
Headaches
3
Drowsiness
2
Tiredness
2
Xan
Weakness
1
Weight Gain
1
Euphoria
1
Weight Loss
1
Hallucinations
1
Dry Mouth
1
Blisters
1
Impotence
1
Brain Damage
1
Vivid Dreams
1
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Meprobamate
Mep
Xanax
Xan
Addiction
Mep
Xan
10
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Mep
Xan
7
0
Depression
Mep
Xan
4
0
Euphoria
Mep
Xan
4
1
Insomnia
Mep
Xan
3
0
Spasms
Mep
Xan
3
0
Seizures
Mep
Xan
3
0
Headaches
Mep
Xan
3
0
Drowsiness
Mep
Xan
2
0
Tiredness
Mep
Xan
2
0
Weakness
Xan
Mep
1
0
Weight Gain
Xan
Mep
1
0
Euphoria
Xan
Mep
1
4
Weight Loss
Xan
Mep
1
0
Hallucinations
Xan
Mep
1
0
Dry Mouth
Xan
Mep
1
0
Blisters
Xan
Mep
1
0
Impotence
Xan
Mep
1
0
Brain Damage
Xan
Mep
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Xan
Mep
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Meprobamate and alcohol.
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: 200 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg
Tablet: 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.).
Ingredients
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Meprobamate
Alprazolam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Meprobamate 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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