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Review: taking Xanax and Lorazepam together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Xanax and Lorazepam together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Xanax and Lorazepam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,603 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 59,075 Xanax users)

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 47,126 Lorazepam users)

On May, 20, 2015: 3,603 people who take Xanax, Lorazepam are studied

Xanax, Lorazepam outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Xanax (alprazolam)
- Lorazepam (lorazepam)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Xanax is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 6 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
54.55%
(6 of 11 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
n/a
Lorazepam is effective0.00%
(0 of 7 people)
14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
n/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Xanax is effective33.33%
(9 of 27 people)
26.67%
(4 of 15 people)
Lorazepam is effective33.33%
(9 of 27 people)
33.33%
(5 of 15 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Xanax is effectiven/an/an/a22.22%
(2 of 9 people)
7.14%
(3 of 42 people)
26.67%
(4 of 15 people)
12.50%
(2 of 16 people)
20.00%
(2 of 10 people)
Lorazepam is effectiven/an/an/a22.22%
(2 of 9 people)
4.76%
(2 of 42 people)
40.00%
(6 of 15 people)
12.50%
(2 of 16 people)
20.00%
(2 of 10 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Suicide AttemptAnxietyDiabetic NeuropathyType 2 Diabetes MellitusVentricular Septal DefectAnxietyFatigueAnxiety
DepressionDepressionBlood Triglycerides IncreasedMusculoskeletal DisorderAtrioventricular Septal DefectDepressionFeeling AbnormalPain
SepsisAstheniaBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDiabetic NeuropathyDevelopmental DelayEmotional DistressDrug IneffectiveNausea
PainDyspnoeaBack PainBlood Triglycerides IncreasedDrug Exposure During PregnancyMental DisorderDepressed MoodDepression
Intentional OverdoseHypotensionMusculoskeletal DisorderBack PainMultiple Congenital AbnormalitiesSuicidal IdeationBody Height DecreasedFatigue
HypoxiaConfusional StateNeuropathy PeripheralBlood Cholesterol IncreasedSpeech Disorder DevelopmentalPulmonary EmbolismFractured CoccyxDyspnoea
HypotensionFatigueSpinal Column StenosisNeuropathy PeripheralAtrial Septal DefectDyspnoeaHyperhidrosisBack Pain
Renal FailureInsomniaType 2 Diabetes MellitusSpinal Column StenosisDepressionChest PainDrug DependenceVomiting
InjuryAcute Respiratory FailureHyperlipidaemiaPulmonary EmbolismType 2 Diabetes MellitusPainShort-term Memory LossInsomnia
DehydrationHaematemesisMaternal Drugs Affecting FoetusPainCholelithiasisInjuryTremorAsthenia

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
AnxietyAnxiety
PainDepression
NauseaInsomnia
DepressionNausea
FatiguePain
DyspnoeaAsthenia
Back PainVomiting
VomitingDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
Osteonecrosis Of JawFatigue
Chest PainDizziness

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Polyhydramniosn/aSuicidal IdeationAnxietyAnxietyAnxietyAnxietyAnxiety
Poor Sucking ReflexInsomniaInsomniaDepressionDepressionDepressionNausea
OesophagitisNauseaSuicidal IdeationNauseaPainNauseaPain
Nervous System DisorderDepressionFatiguePainNauseaFatigueFall
MonocytosisCardiac ArrestNauseaAstheniaFatigueBack PainDyspnoea
Neonatal DisorderCardio-respiratory ArrestVomitingHeadacheHeadachePainFatigue
SedationFatigueDepressionVomitingBack PainOsteonecrosis Of JawInjury
StridorCryingBack PainHyperhidrosisChest PainDyspnoeaVomiting
Altered State Of ConsciousnessRespiratory ArrestAnaemiaDrug DependenceDyspnoeaHeadacheHypotension
Muscular WeaknessDisturbance In AttentionCompleted SuicideChest PainInsomniaAstheniaDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Concerned could have Serotonin Syndrome....not sure how long body takes to adjust to change in meds. From 100mcg.Synthroid to 75mcg then 5mcg
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  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Episodes can last 36-48 hours with medications. Without the meds the episode must run its course which can be up the 30-45 days;

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