Compare Estazolam vs. amoxapine
Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.
Prosom (estazolam) can help you sleep, but you might feel hungover the next day.
While Asendin (amoxapine) can treat depression, you have to take it several times a day and it can make you feel sleepy.
- Prosom (estazolam) is available in generic.
- Asendin (amoxapine) can be used to treat more severe forms of depression.
- Compared to similar medicines, Asendin (amoxapine) improves the mood in depression more quickly.
- Asendin (amoxapine) is available as generic.
- Prosom (estazolam) isn't recommended if you're age 65 or older because the side effects can be more intense.
- You can become dependent on Prosom (estazolam) if you take it for more than a few weeks.
- If you stop Prosom (estazolam) suddenly after taking it for a while, your insomnia might come back even worse than when you started.
- Asendin (amoxapine) is not a first choice medicine for depression because of side effects.
- In some people, Asendin (amoxapine) can stop working as early as 2-3 months after you start taking it.
- Not recommended in older people, children under 16, or people who've had a history of seizures.
- Difficulty controlling muscles8%
- Abnormal coordination4%
- Leg and foot pain3%
- Drowsiness or fatigue14%
- Dry mouth14%
- Vision changes7%
- Tolerance and addiction
Using Prosom (estazolam) for more than 10 days
- Behavior changes
...and 1 more risk factors
- Hangover effect
People age 65 or older
- Increased risk of suicide
People under age 24
- Vision changes
- Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
- Slowed breathing
Taking opioids for pain relief or medicines for anxiety
- Anticholinergic effects/Dehydration
Over age 65