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Is xanax the same as clonazepam?

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Rajive Goel 16 Jan 2012

Xanax is a prescription medication that is used to treat the following conditions:
Anxiety; Panic disorder.

Clonazepam is a prescription medication approved to treat the following conditions: Epileptic seizures, particularly the following types of seizures:

Seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (a severe form of epilepsy);
Akinetic seizures (also known as atonic seizures), which are characterized by a sudden loss of muscle tone, causing "drop attacks";
Myoclonic seizures, which are characterized by sudden, brief muscle jerks;
Absence seizures, which are characterized by brief periods of decreased awareness or "spacing out."
Panic disorder.

They are two different meds for the treatments as listed, take care.

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