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A 50-year-old member asked:

Alprazolam, diazepam, lorazepam, or clonazepam, which is better?

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Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Benzodiazepines: The medications that you have listed are benzodiazepines and used to treat anxiety, panic disorders, seizures, and are sedatives. These medications vary in the onset of action, side effects and all can be habit forming. The best medication is the one that best fits the patients clinical problem.
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A 38-year-old member asked:

Whats are the differences between diazepam, lorazepam, alprazolam and clonazepam?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Benzo's.: All are benzodiazepines. With shortest-acting being Lorazepam (ativan), then Alprazolam (xanax) , then Clonazepam (klonopin), then diazepam (valium) which can have half-life of up to 100 hours.
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