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Lorazepam vs Clonazepam, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 48

This is personalized comparison of Lorazepam vs Clonazepam for a male aged 48. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 8,021 male patients aged 46 who take the drugs are studied in Lorazepam vs Clonazepam

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male46Sleep Apnoea Syndrome

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lorazepam lorazepamMutual Pharm
Clonazepam clonazepamTeva

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 46 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lorazepam (Mutual Pharm)Clonazepam (Teva)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Anxiety
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Depression
Pyrexia (fever)Drug Ineffective
AnxietyFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
PainInsomnia (sleeplessness)
DepressionPain
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Suicidal Ideation
Chest PainDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lorazepam (Mutual Pharm)Clonazepam (Teva)
Narcotic Abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer ))Depression Aggravated
Narcotic Intoxication (a condition caused by use of narcotic agents)Depression
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Sexual Dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity)
DepressionInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Anger
ConstipationAcute Brain Syndrome, Acute Confusional State, Delirium (acute temporary reversible impairment of brain functioning)
PainIndigestion
Emphysema (chronic respiratory disease - over inflation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs)Weight Gain
Fluid Overload (too much fluid in the blood)Listless (lack of interest, energy, or spirit)
Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus)Loss Of Libido (loss of sexual urge)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Lorazepam2.49%43.15%25.31%20.33%8.71%
Clonazepam1.61%14.52%36.02%36.56%11.29%

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Related topic: Clonazepam, Lorazepam, Sleep Apnoea Syndrome

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On eHealthMe, Lorazepam (lorazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Clonazepam (clonazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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