Xanax vs. Ativan

Xanax vs. Ativan

Drug Comparisons
Depression Treatment: Xanax or Ativan? Both Xanax and Ativan are anxiolytic drugs with some antidepressant and sleeping effect. When taking one of these medications, the patients' muscles become relaxed. Xanax and Ativan have an anticonvulsant activity and a mild soporific effect. In particular, they facilitate sleep, increase the duration of sleep and also lead to decrease in a number of awakenings during the night.   When taking Xanax or Ativan, patients notice decrease in symptoms of anxiety and fear, as well as decrease in emotional tension. Xanax is used more often to treat panic disorders. Both drugs are prescribed for a short-term treatment. Xanax and Ativan have practically no effect on the cardiovascular and respiratory system of healthy patients. Both of them are practically not cumulated in the body. Indications…
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