Serax vs Valium

Serax
(Rx)
Valium
(Rx)
Serax is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Valium is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
?
4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.5
Concern level
1.1
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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June 4, 1965
November 15, 1963
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,026 Discussions
377,153 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for GAD
Serax is prescribed for Anxiety and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Spasms
#7 for Seizures
#8 for Panic
#9 for Sedation
#10 for Headaches
#11 for Dizziness
Valium is prescribed for Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Insomnia and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Depression, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
+ -
Ser
Weakness
7
Irritability
6
Weight Gain
4
Euphoria
4
Psychosis
4
Allergy
4
Itching
4
Mood Swings
3
Exhaustion
3
Weight Loss
3
Val
Weakness
5
Euphoria
4
Weight Gain
3
Weight Loss
2
Nightmares
1
Blisters
1
Dry Mouth
1
Impotence
1
Derealization
1
Blurred Vision
1
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Serax
Ser
Valium
Val
Weakness
Ser
Val
7
5
Irritability
Ser
Val
6
0
Weight Gain
Ser
Val
4
3
Euphoria
Ser
Val
4
4
Psychosis
Ser
Val
4
0
Allergy
Ser
Val
4
0
Itching
Ser
Val
4
0
Mood Swings
Ser
Val
3
0
Exhaustion
Ser
Val
3
0
Weight Loss
Ser
Val
3
2
Weakness
Val
Ser
5
7
Euphoria
Val
Ser
4
4
Weight Gain
Val
Ser
3
4
Weight Loss
Val
Ser
2
3
Nightmares
Val
Ser
1
0
Blisters
Val
Ser
1
0
Dry Mouth
Val
Ser
1
0
Impotence
Val
Ser
1
0
Derealization
Val
Ser
1
0
Blurred Vision
Val
Ser
1
0
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
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 10 mg, 15 mg, 30 mg
Tablet: 15 mg
Tablet: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Solution: 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
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.)., Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Oxazepam
Diazepam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Serax and Valium: 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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