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Alprazolam vs Temazepam, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 38

This is personalized comparison of Alprazolam vs Temazepam for a male aged 38. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Alprazolam (latest outcomes from 33,619 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Temazepam (latest outcomes from 15,748 users) has active ingredients of temazepam. It is often used in insomnia.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 3,377 male patients aged 34 who take the same drugs are studied in Alprazolam vs Temazepam

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Alprazolam alprazolamAlphapharm
Temazepam temazepamMylan

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 34 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Alprazolam (Alphapharm)Temazepam (Mylan)
AnxietyConfusional State
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Depression
Drug IneffectiveDrug Toxicity
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Drug Ineffective
Headache (pain in head)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Drug DependenceInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Pain
Suicide AttemptBack Pain

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Alprazolam (Alphapharm)Temazepam (Mylan)
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusPain
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlAnxiety
Diabetic Nephropathy (diabetic kidney disease)Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired)
PainRadiation Associated Pain (pain due to radiation)
Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)Pain In Limb
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Testicular Pain (pain in testes)
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Lumbosacral Root Pain
Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)Sacral Pain (pain at sacrum bone region)
Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating)Neuropathy (damage to nerves)
Weight IncreasedAnterior Knee Pain (infection of knee cap (patellae))

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Alprazolam (alprazolam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Temazepam (temazepam) is often used to treat insomnia. 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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