Saphris vs Xanax

Saphris
(Rx)
Xanax
(Rx)
Saphris is a bipolar medication and a psychosis 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 Depression
3.9
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.7
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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August 13, 2009
October 16, 1981
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
12,797 Discussions
613,932 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#3 for Psychosis
#4 for Schizophrenia
Saphris is prescribed for Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Psychosis 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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Sap
Weight Gain
10
Tiredness
3
Weight Loss
2
Numbness
1
Diabetes
1
RLS
1
Nightmares
1
Allergy
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Headaches
1
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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Tiredness
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Weight Loss
Sap
Xan
2
1
Numbness
Sap
Xan
1
0
Diabetes
Sap
Xan
1
0
RLS
Sap
Xan
1
0
Nightmares
Sap
Xan
1
0
Allergy
Sap
Xan
1
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Sap
Xan
1
0
Headaches
Sap
Xan
1
0
Weakness
Xan
Sap
1
0
Weight Gain
Xan
Sap
1
10
Euphoria
Xan
Sap
1
0
Weight Loss
Xan
Sap
1
2
Hallucinations
Xan
Sap
1
0
Dry Mouth
Xan
Sap
1
0
Blisters
Xan
Sap
1
0
Impotence
Xan
Sap
1
0
Brain Damage
Xan
Sap
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Xan
Sap
1
0
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Saphris 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
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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Asenapine Maleate
Alprazolam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Saphris 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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