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

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

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. Read more...
Benzodiazepines. All of the medications that you mention are benzodiazepines, which are primarily indicated for the short-term control of anxiety. Their use should generally be limited to about 4-6 weeks but some patients do well with chronic use. The meds differ in their potency and half-life. The choice to use one over another is based on the speed and length of response needed. Read more...

I take alprazolam, clonazepam, and lorazepam for severe social anxiety. The problem is I can't feel any of them even at insanely high doses like whole bottles. How can I get to feel them again?

Big problem. What you are describing is pretty concerning. These are powerful medications and should not be used at such high quantities. I suggest you see a psychiatris or a pain medicine specialist as soon as possible to help you with this serious problem. There are other alternatives to management of social anxiety you should know about and explore. Read more...
Benzo seizures soon. You need an addiction specialist. Do not try to feel them again, and do not stop taking them without a doctor who specializes in benzo dependence-- you are being medically mismanaged ior self medicating to your own very serious detriment.Be. Read more...
You likely won't. It sounds as if you have developed a dependence to these meds. The difficulty with treating anxiety with these meds is that once someone is dependent on them there can often be increasing levels of anxiety related to withdrawal from the meds throughout the day. It is very harmful to increase usage further, other treatment options should be discussed with your doctor. Read more...
Need help. Sounds like the treatment is worse than the problem of social anxiety now, severe dependence on benzodiazepines. Please seek help from a doctor familiar with detoxing from these meds, consider a good rehab if possible, these meds never fixed your problem just covered it up and sounds like that is not working anymore. Maybe the social anxiety does not need to be "fixed" but managed by non med means. Read more...

Why is Ativan (lorazepam) taken under the tongue but Clonazepam and Diazepam swallowed. Will benzos ultimately work the same whether taken under the tongue?

All work same. All of them are oral medications. It is not standard practice to put any of them under the tongue. You may have a specific trade named product that says to take under tongue? Maybe your doc gave you this advice? Read more...

I am prescribed diazepam 10mg 1x daily also baclofen and prozac (fluoxetine).I recently failed a ua and they said it showed 007 clonazepam and lorazepam. Why?

Medication effects. I understand your concern. The Lab most likely tested for Benzodiazepines. It showed positive as Diazepam, Clonazepam and Lorazepam are Benzodiazepines. Prozac and Diazepam can cause Anxiety. Using Diazepam with Baclofen may increase dizziness, difficulty concentrating, some impairment in thinking and judgment. See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Medication benefits and side effects, and Therapy. Read more...