Trazodone vs Valium

Trazodone
(Rx)
Valium
(Rx)
Trazodone is an antidepressant medication.
Valium is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
November 15, 1963
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
102,721 Discussions
378,454 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Insomnia
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#4 for Pain
#7 for Fibromyalgia
Trazodone is prescribed for Depression, Anxiety, Pain and Bipolar Disorder and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Insomnia, although it is not approved for this condition.
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
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Tra
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Weight Gain
6
Drowsiness
4
Grogginess
4
Hangover
4
Nausea
3
Nightmares
3
Dizziness
3
Migraines
2
Weight Loss
2
Val
Weakness
2
Euphoria
1
Weight Gain
1
Weight Loss
1
Nightmares
1
Blisters
1
Dry Mouth
1
Impotence
1
Derealization
1
Blurred Vision
1
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Trazodone
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Valium
Val
Withdrawal Symptoms
Tra
Val
9
0
Weight Gain
Tra
Val
6
1
Drowsiness
Tra
Val
4
0
Grogginess
Tra
Val
4
0
Hangover
Tra
Val
4
0
Nausea
Tra
Val
3
0
Nightmares
Tra
Val
3
1
Dizziness
Tra
Val
3
0
Migraines
Tra
Val
2
0
Weight Loss
Tra
Val
2
1
Weakness
Val
Tra
2
0
Euphoria
Val
Tra
1
0
Weight Gain
Val
Tra
1
6
Weight Loss
Val
Tra
1
2
Nightmares
Val
Tra
1
3
Blisters
Val
Tra
1
0
Dry Mouth
Val
Tra
1
0
Impotence
Val
Tra
1
0
Derealization
Val
Tra
1
0
Blurred Vision
Val
Tra
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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C Category C
Before taking Trazodone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Trazodone 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
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 300 mg
Tablet: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Solution: 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
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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Trazodone Hcl
Diazepam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Trazodone 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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