Restoril vs Xanax

Restoril
(Rx)
Xanax
(Rx)
Restoril is a sleep medication.
Xanax is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.7
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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February 27, 1981
October 16, 1981
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
12,614 Discussions
614,203 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Insomnia
#2 for Anxiety
Restoril is prescribed for Insomnia and Anxiety and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
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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Res
Weight Gain
5
Headaches
5
Exhaustion
4
Nightmares
3
Weakness
3
Euphoria
3
Migraines
2
Sleep Walking
2
Weight Loss
2
Suicidal behavior
1
Xan
Weakness
3
Weight Gain
3
Euphoria
3
Weight Loss
1
Hallucinations
1
Dry Mouth
1
Blisters
1
Impotence
1
Brain Damage
1
Vivid Dreams
1
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Restoril
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Xanax
Xan
Weight Gain
Res
Xan
5
3
Headaches
Res
Xan
5
0
Exhaustion
Res
Xan
4
0
Nightmares
Res
Xan
3
0
Weakness
Res
Xan
3
3
Euphoria
Res
Xan
3
3
Migraines
Res
Xan
2
0
Sleep Walking
Res
Xan
2
0
Weight Loss
Res
Xan
2
1
Suicidal behavior
Res
Xan
1
0
Weakness
Xan
Res
3
3
Weight Gain
Xan
Res
3
5
Euphoria
Xan
Res
3
3
Weight Loss
Xan
Res
1
2
Hallucinations
Xan
Res
1
0
Dry Mouth
Xan
Res
1
0
Blisters
Xan
Res
1
0
Impotence
Xan
Res
1
0
Brain Damage
Xan
Res
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Xan
Res
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
Restoril is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
Not Available
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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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 7.5 mg, 15 mg, 22.5 mg, 30 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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Temazepam
Alprazolam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Restoril 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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