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Valium vs Xanax for a male patient aged 30

This is personalized comparison of Valium vs Xanax for a male aged 30. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Valium (latest outcomes from 21,830 users) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Xanax (latest outcomes from 59,041 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

On Mar, 5, 2015: 3,238 male patients aged 24 who take the same drugs are studied in Valium vs Xanax

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male24Anxiety

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Valium diazepamnot specified
Xanax alprazolamPharmacia And Upjohn

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 24 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
ValiumXanax (Pharmacia And Upjohn)
Drug ToxicityCardiac Arrest
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)
OverdoseRespiratory Arrest (cessation of normal respiration due to failure of the lungs to function effectively)
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Drug Abuse
Pyrexia (fever)Anxiety
Accidental OverdoseDrug Toxicity
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Headache (pain in head)
Multiple Drug OverdosePoisoning
Cardiac ArrestInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Drug IneffectiveOverdose

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
ValiumXanax (Pharmacia And Upjohn)
PinwormsDepression
Restlessness (not able to rest)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Drug Dependence
DepressionAnxiety
Intentional OverdoseDrug Toxicity
Suicide AttemptVomiting
AnxietyAggression
Rapid Heart BeatIntentional Overdose
Memory Impairment
Suicide Attempt

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Valium1.64%14.75%54.10%19.67%9.84%
Xanax2.40%16.00%33.60%38.40%9.60%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Valium (diazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Xanax (alprazolam) 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.

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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