Pamelor vs Xanax

Pamelor
(Rx)
Xanax
(Rx)
Pamelor is an antidepressant medication.
Xanax is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
?
3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.0
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.7
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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August 1, 1977
October 16, 1981
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
5,181 Discussions
614,713 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#2 for Pain
#3 for Migraines
#4 for Nerve Pain
#5 for IBS
#7 for Addiction
#9 for Tinnitus
#10 for ADHD
Pamelor is prescribed for Depression and Migraines and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Pain, although it is not approved for this condition.
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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Pam
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Dizziness
7
Dry Mouth
6
Drowsiness
4
Palpitations
3
Tachycardia
3
Sexual Dysfunction
3
Grogginess
2
Suicidal behavior
2
Psychosis
2
Xan
Weakness
3
Weight Gain
2
Euphoria
2
Weight Loss
1
Hallucinations
1
Dry Mouth
1
Blisters
1
Impotence
1
Brain Damage
1
Vivid Dreams
1
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Pamelor
Pam
Xanax
Xan
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pam
Xan
9
0
Dizziness
Pam
Xan
7
0
Dry Mouth
Pam
Xan
6
1
Drowsiness
Pam
Xan
4
0
Palpitations
Pam
Xan
3
0
Tachycardia
Pam
Xan
3
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Pam
Xan
3
0
Grogginess
Pam
Xan
2
0
Suicidal behavior
Pam
Xan
2
0
Psychosis
Pam
Xan
2
0
Weakness
Xan
Pam
3
0
Weight Gain
Xan
Pam
2
0
Euphoria
Xan
Pam
2
0
Weight Loss
Xan
Pam
1
0
Hallucinations
Xan
Pam
1
0
Dry Mouth
Xan
Pam
1
6
Blisters
Xan
Pam
1
0
Impotence
Xan
Pam
1
0
Brain Damage
Xan
Pam
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Xan
Pam
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Pamelor 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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Capsule: 10 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg
Solution: 10 mg/5 mL
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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Nortriptyline Hcl
Alprazolam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Pamelor 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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