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These medications are comparable to Clozaril (Clozapine) or used for similar purposes.

Clozaril
(Clozapine)

Zyprexa
(Olanzapine)

Ativan
(Lorazepam)

Risperdal
(Risperidone)

Haldol
(Haloperidol)

Saphris
(Asenapine)

Abilify
(Aripiprazole)

Seroquel
(Quetiapine)

Chlorpromazine

Helps control your thoughts and actions. Clozaril (Clozapine) treats schizophrenia when other drugs haven't worked, but you'll have to get blood work done regularly and might gain weight.Helps control your thoughts and mood. Zyprexa (Olanzapine) is good for treating psychosis, mania, and agitation. More likely to cause weight gain and sleepiness than other antipsychotics.Helps you relax. Ativan (Lorazepam) is okay for occasional or short-term use (up to 4 weeks) for anxiety and sleep. Less likely to have drug interactions, but more likely to cause withdrawal symptoms compared to similar drugs.Helps control your thoughts and mood. Risperdal (Risperidone) is good for treating psychosis, mania, and irritability. Among newer antipsychotic medicines, more likely to cause side effects, especially weight gain and hormone problems.Helps control your thoughts and calms agitation. Haldol (Haloperidol) is okay for treating psychosis and agitation. It's less likely to cause weight gain than other antipsychotics, but it's more likely to cause other bad side effects.Coming soon.Helps control your thoughts and mood. Abilify (Aripiprazole) is good for treating psychosis and mania, and can help with depression. Less likely to cause side effects than any other antipsychotic, but has a risk of suicidal thoughts for people age 24 and younger.Helps control your thoughts and mood. Seroquel (Quetiapine) is good for treating psychosis and mania. Fewer side effects than most antipsychotics, but might be less effective for people over age 40 with schizophrenia.Coming soon.
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Reviews for Zyprexa (Olanzapine)
45%
22% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
53%
30% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
47%
+3% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
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Reviews for Ativan (Lorazepam)
70%
+3% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
50%
33% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
15%
+35% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
618 reviews
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Reviews for Haldol (Haloperidol)
37%
30% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
41%
42% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
35%
+15% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
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Reviews for Abilify (Aripiprazole)
42%
25% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
38%
45% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
35%
+15% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
212 reviews
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Reviews for Seroquel (Quetiapine)
52%
15% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
46%
37% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
28%
+22% vs. Clozaril (Clozapine)
204 reviews
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Side effects
ClozarilZyprexaAtivanRisperdalHaldolSaphrisAbilifySeroquelChlorpromazine

The Clozaril FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.

More about Clozaril side effects »
  • Relaxation or sleepiness 39%
  • Increased appetite 25%
  • Weight increase 22%
  • Drowsiness 22%
  • Dry mouth 15%
  • Dizziness 12%
  • Muscle weakness 9%
  • Fatigue 8%
  • Constipation 6%
  • Indigestion 6%
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The Ativan FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.

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  • Relaxation or sleepiness 48%
  • Increased appetite 29%
  • Fatigue 22%
  • Parkinsonism 17%
  • Constipation 11%
  • Dizziness 11%
  • Abdominal pain upper 11%
  • Common cold 10%
  • Nausea 9%
  • Indigestion 8%
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The Haldol FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.

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We haven’t found good data for Saphris side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Saphris »
  • Drowsiness 20%
  • Extrapyramidal disorder 17%
  • Relaxation or sleepiness 17%
  • Fatigue 15%
  • Restlessness 9%
  • Fever 8%
  • Vomiting 7%
  • Decreased appetite 5%
  • Excessive saliva 5%
  • Sleep difficulty 5%
More Abilify side effects »
  • Drowsiness 42%
  • Dry mouth 31%
  • Dizziness 17%
  • Fatigue 10%
  • Increased appetite 9%
  • Headache 7%
  • Nausea 6%
  • Constipation 6%
  • Muscle weakness 6%
  • Positional low blood pressure 5%
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We haven’t found good data for Chlorpromazine side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Chlorpromazine »
How it works
ClozarilZyprexaAtivanRisperdalHaldolSaphrisAbilifySeroquelChlorpromazine
Clozaril (Clozapine) is an atypical antipsychotic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works. It seems to change dopamine and serotonin activity in your brain, which affects thoughts and mood.Zyprexa (Olanzapine) is an atypical antipsychotic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works. It seems to change dopamine and serotonin activity in your brain, which affects thoughts and mood.Ativan (Lorazepam) is a fast-acting benzodiazepine. It affects neurotransmitters in the brain and calms the nervous system. This reduces anxiety and can cause sleepiness.Risperdal (Risperidone) is an atypical antipsychotic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works. It seems to change dopamine and serotonin activity in your brain, which affects thoughts and mood.Haldol (Haloperidol) is a traditional antipsychotic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works, but it seems to change dopamine activity in your brain, which affects thoughts and mood.Coming soon.Abilify (Aripiprazole) is an atypical antipsychotic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works. It seems to change dopamine and serotonin activity in your brain, which affects thoughts and mood.Seroquel (Quetiapine) is an atypical antipsychotic. Researchers don't know exactly how it works. It seems to change dopamine and serotonin activity in your brain, which affects thoughts and mood.Coming soon.
Type of medication
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2nd generation
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Atypical
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Anti-anxiety
Benzodiazepine
Prescription only
Antipsychotic
Atypical
Prescription only
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Typical
Prescription only
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Antipsychotic
Atypical
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Atypical
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  • Bipolar I disorder
  • Acute intermittent porphyria Apprehension
Risk factors for serious side effects
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    • Dehydration
    • Taking blood pressure medications
    • Seizure disorder
    • Alcohol abuse
    • History of heart problems
    • Over 65 and having dementia
      • Diabetes
            • Stopping Clozaril (Clozapine) suddenly
            Detailed Clozaril (Clozapine) risks & warnings »
            • Elderly patients with dementia
                • History of heart problems
                • Drug interactions
                  • People with diabetes
                  • People with high cholesterol
                  • People with diabetes
                  • Alcohol
                  • Taking other medicines that make you less alert
                    Detailed Zyprexa (Olanzapine) risks & warnings »
                    • Taking more than the prescribed dose
                    • Taking longer than 4 weeks
                    • History of drug abuse
                    • Long-term use
                      • Alcohol
                      • Taking other medicines that make you less alert
                        Detailed Ativan (Lorazepam) risks & warnings »
                        • Elderly patients with dementia
                            • History of heart problems
                            • Drug interactions
                              • People with diabetes
                              • People with high cholesterol
                              • People with diabetes
                              • Alcohol
                              • Taking other medicines that make you less alert
                                Detailed Risperdal (Risperidone) risks & warnings »
                                • Elderly patients with dementia
                                    • History of heart problems
                                    • Drug interactions
                                      • People with diabetes
                                      • People with high cholesterol
                                      • People with diabetes
                                      • Alcohol
                                      • Taking other medicines that make you less alert
                                        Detailed Haldol (Haloperidol) risks & warnings »
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                                        • Elderly patients with dementia
                                        • Age 24 years or younger
                                            • History of heart problems
                                            • Drug interactions
                                              • People with diabetes
                                              • People with high cholesterol
                                              • People with diabetes
                                              • Alcohol
                                              • Taking other medicines that make you less alert
                                                • Phenylketonuria (PKU)
                                                Detailed Abilify (Aripiprazole) risks & warnings »
                                                • Elderly patients with dementia
                                                    • History of heart problems
                                                    • Drug interactions
                                                      • People with diabetes
                                                      • People with high cholesterol
                                                      • People with diabetes
                                                      • Alcohol
                                                      • Taking other medicines that make you less alert
                                                        Detailed Seroquel (Quetiapine) risks & warnings »
                                                        Coming soon.
                                                        Pregnancy

                                                        Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

                                                        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                                                        Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                                                        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                                                        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                                                        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                                                        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                                                        Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

                                                        The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.

                                                        Interactions
                                                        ClozarilZyprexaAtivanRisperdalHaldolSaphrisAbilifySeroquelChlorpromazine
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                                                        • Less likely to have drug interactions compared to other benzodiazepines, so it might be a better option if you're taking multiple medications.
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                                                        Alcohol
                                                        ClozarilZyprexaAtivanRisperdalHaldolSaphrisAbilifySeroquelChlorpromazine
                                                        • You need to limit the amount of alcohol you drink while on Clozaril (Clozapine).
                                                        • Can cause dizziness or drowsiness. Avoid alcohol and be careful when changing positions or doing anything that requires your full attention until you know how it affects you.
                                                        No alcohol related info.
                                                        • Can be habit-forming, so it's not typically used for long-term treatment, or for people who've had problems with drug or alcohol abuse.
                                                        • Not safe to use with alcohol.
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                                                        Food
                                                        ClozarilZyprexaAtivanRisperdalHaldolSaphrisAbilifySeroquelChlorpromazine
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                                                        • Zyprexa (Olanzapine) can increase your blood sugar and cholesterol. Zyprexa (Olanzapine) is more likely to raise your blood sugar and cholesterol compared to other antipsychotic medications. Exercise and eat healthy food to lower your risk.
                                                        • Zyprexa (Olanzapine) can cause you to gain weight. Zyprexa (Olanzapine) is more likely to cause weight gain compared to other antipsychotic medications. Exercise and eat healthy food to lower your risk.
                                                        No food related info.
                                                        • Risperdal (Risperidone) can increase your blood sugar and cholesterol. Exercise and eat healthy food to lower your risk.
                                                        • Risperdal (Risperidone) can cause you to gain weight. Exercise and eat healthy food to lower your risk.
                                                        • Haldol (Haloperidol) can increase your blood sugar and cholesterol. However, Haldol (Haloperidol) is less likely to raise your blood sugar and cholesterol compared to other antipsychotic medications. Exercise and eat healthy food to lower your risk.
                                                        • Haldol (Haloperidol) can cause you to gain weight. However, Haldol (Haloperidol) is less likely to cause weight gain compared to other antipsychotic medications. Exercise and eat healthy food to lower your risk.
                                                        No food related info.No food related info.
                                                        • Seroquel (Quetiapine) can increase your blood sugar and cholesterol. Seroquel (Quetiapine) is more likely to raise your blood sugar and cholesterol compared to other antipsychotic medications. Exercise and eat healthy food to lower your risk.
                                                        • Seroquel (Quetiapine) can cause you to gain weight. Seroquel (Quetiapine) is moderately likely to cause weight gain compared to other antipsychotic medications. Exercise and eat healthy food to lower your risk.
                                                        No food related info.
                                                        Sleep
                                                        ClozarilZyprexaAtivanRisperdalHaldolSaphrisAbilifySeroquelChlorpromazine
                                                        • Can cause dizziness or drowsiness. Avoid alcohol and be careful when changing positions or doing anything that requires your full attention until you know how it affects you.
                                                        • Might make you more sleepy than some antipsychotics.
                                                        • Can cause dizziness and drowsiness.
                                                        • Can cause memory problems, drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion.
                                                        • Can cause temporary dizziness and drowsiness.
                                                        • Can cause dizziness and drowsiness.
                                                        • It can cause dizziness, drowsiness, and can lower your blood pressure.
                                                        No sleep related info.No sleep related info.
                                                        • Can cause dizziness, drowsiness, and low blood pressure.
                                                        No sleep related info.
                                                        Weight
                                                        ClozarilZyprexaAtivanRisperdalHaldolSaphrisAbilifySeroquelChlorpromazine
                                                        • Can affect your weight, cholesterol, and blood sugar control.
                                                        • People on Clozaril (Clozapine) have reported weight gain. This is common. If this bothers you, talk to your doctor about what you can do to stop this from happening.
                                                        • More likely to cause weight gain and problems with cholesterol or blood sugar compared to other antipsychotics.
                                                        • May cause weight gain and worsen cholesterol or blood sugar.
                                                        • Zyprexa (Olanzapine) can cause you to gain weight. Zyprexa (Olanzapine) is more likely to cause weight gain compared to other antipsychotic medications. Exercise and eat healthy food to lower your risk.
                                                        No weight related info.
                                                        • Moderate risk of weight gain and problems with cholesterol or blood sugar compared to other antipsychotics.
                                                        • May cause weight gain and worsen cholesterol or blood sugar.
                                                        • Risperdal (Risperidone) can cause you to gain weight. Exercise and eat healthy food to lower your risk.
                                                        • Less likely to cause weight gain and problems with cholesterol and blood sugar than most other antipsychotics.
                                                        • Haldol (Haloperidol) can cause you to gain weight. However, Haldol (Haloperidol) is less likely to cause weight gain compared to other antipsychotic medications. Exercise and eat healthy food to lower your risk.
                                                        No weight related info.
                                                        • Least likely antipsychotic to cause weight gain.
                                                        • Abilify (Aripiprazole) can cause you to gain weight. Abilify (Aripiprazole) is the least likely to cause weight gain compared to other antipsychotic medications. Exercise and eat healthy food to lower your risk.
                                                        • Sometimes causes weight gain, sleepiness, and low blood pressure.
                                                        • May cause weight gain and worsen cholesterol or blood sugar.
                                                        • Seroquel (Quetiapine) can cause you to gain weight. Seroquel (Quetiapine) is moderately likely to cause weight gain compared to other antipsychotic medications. Exercise and eat healthy food to lower your risk.
                                                        No weight related info.
                                                        Upsides and benefits
                                                        ClozarilZyprexaAtivanRisperdalHaldolSaphrisAbilifySeroquelChlorpromazine
                                                        • Clinical studies show that Clozaril (Clozapine) is effective in treating schizophrenia when other medications have failed.
                                                        • Has the lowest risk of causing movement problems when compared to other antipsychotic medicines.
                                                        • Clozaril (Clozapine) is available as a normal tablet and as a mint-flavored tablet that dissolves on the tongue without water.
                                                        • Available as a generic, which is cheaper.
                                                        • Effective at relieving psychotic symptoms, manic episodes, and agitation in people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
                                                        • Lowers relapse rates for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
                                                        • Antipsychotic medicines are all about equally effective.
                                                        • Less likely to cause heart problems than some antipsychotics.
                                                        • Effective at relieving short-term anxiety and sleeplessness.
                                                        • Can be used together with antidepressants to manage anxiety disorders. Especially helpful for anxiety symptoms while you wait for an antidepressant to kick in (it can take several weeks).
                                                        • Less likely to have drug interactions compared to other benzodiazepines, so it might be a better option if you're taking multiple medications.
                                                        • Effective at relieving psychotic symptoms, manic episodes, irritability, and aggressive behavior.
                                                        • Lowers relapse rates in people with schizophrenia and people with irritability associated with autism.
                                                        • Antipsychotic medicines are all about equally effective.
                                                        • Less likely to cause heart problems than some antipsychotics.
                                                        • Effective at relieving psychotic symptoms and agitation.
                                                        • Works just as well as other antipsychotic medicines.
                                                        • Less likely to cause weight gain and problems with cholesterol and blood sugar than most other antipsychotics.
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                                                        • Effective at relieving psychotic symptoms and manic episodes. All antipsychotic medicines are about equally effective.
                                                        • More energizing than other antipsychotics.
                                                        • Fewer side effects than any other antipsychotics.
                                                        • Least likely antipsychotic to cause weight gain.
                                                        • Studies show that it can also be helpful for depression, especially in women, if your symptoms don't go away with an antidepressant alone.
                                                        • Less likely to cause heart problems compared to some antipsychotics.
                                                        • Available as a generic, which is cheaper.
                                                        • Effective at relieving psychotic symptoms and manic episodes.
                                                        • Fewer side effects than most antipsychotic medicines.
                                                        • Compared to other antipsychotics, the least likely to cause Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS): Movement disorders that include stiffness, tremor, restlessness, and slow, repetitive, or involuntary movements.
                                                        • Antipsychotic medicines are all about equally effective.
                                                        • Less likely to cause heart problems compared to some antipsychotics.
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                                                        Downsides and risks
                                                        ClozarilZyprexaAtivanRisperdalHaldolSaphrisAbilifySeroquelChlorpromazine
                                                        • You need to get blood work done every time you can get a prescription filled for Clozaril (Clozapine).
                                                        • You can only get Clozaril (Clozapine) at certain pharmacies that are registered to provide it.
                                                        • If you don't get Clozaril (Clozapine) within 7 days of it being ready at the pharmacy, then you have to get blood work done again and get a new prescription from your doctor.
                                                        • You need to limit the amount of alcohol you drink while on Clozaril (Clozapine).
                                                        • More likely to cause weight gain and problems with cholesterol or blood sugar compared to other antipsychotics.
                                                        • Might make you more sleepy than some antipsychotics.
                                                        • Mild risk of Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS): Movement disorders that include stiffness, tremor, restlessness, and slow, repetitive, or involuntary movements.
                                                        • You might need routine blood tests to check how the medicine is affecting your body.
                                                        • All antipsychotics come with side effects that make them difficult to take. You might need to try a few different medicines until you find one that works for you and that you can tolerate.
                                                        • Can cause memory problems, drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion.
                                                        • Can be habit-forming, so it's not typically used for long-term treatment, or for people who've had problems with drug or alcohol abuse.
                                                        • Compared to other benzodiazepines, more likely to cause withdrawal if you take it for a long time and then stop suddenly.
                                                        • Most people find that it gets less effective over time.
                                                        • Mild to moderate risk of Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS): Movement disorders that include stiffness, tremor, restlessness, and slow, repetitive, or involuntary movements.
                                                        • Moderate risk of weight gain and problems with cholesterol or blood sugar compared to other antipsychotics.
                                                        • Compared to other antipsychotics, higher risk of hormone problems that cause nipples to leak and male breasts to grow abnormally large.
                                                        • You might need routine blood tests to check how the medicine is affecting your body.
                                                        • All antipsychotics come with side effects that make them difficult to take. You might need to try a few different medicines until you find one that works for you and that you can tolerate.
                                                        • It's an older medicine and has a lot more side effects than newer antipsychotics.
                                                        • Compared to other antipsychotics, it causes more hormone problems that can cause nipples to leak fluid, and sudden, dangerous abnormal heart rhythms.
                                                        • Has a higher risk of extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS): movement disorders that include stiffness, tremor, restlessness, and slow, repetitive, or involuntary movements. One of these symptoms (called tardive dyskinesia) is permanent and more likely if you take this medicine for many years.
                                                        • All antipsychotics have side effects that make them difficult to take. You might need to try a few different medicines until you find one that works best for you.
                                                        • You might need routine blood tests to check how the medicine is affecting your body.
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                                                        • Can cause higher risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior for people age 24 and younger.
                                                        • Mild risk of Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS): Movement disorders that include stiffness, tremor, restlessness, and slow, repetitive, or involuntary movements.
                                                        • You might need routine blood tests to check how the medicine is affecting your body.
                                                        • All antipsychotics come with side effects that make them difficult to take. You might need to try a few different medicines until you find one that works for you and that you can tolerate.
                                                        • In studies, less effective for people over age 40 for schizophrenia.
                                                        • Sometimes causes weight gain, sleepiness, and low blood pressure.
                                                        • You might need routine blood tests to check how the medicine is affecting your body.
                                                        • All antipsychotics come with side effects that make them difficult to take. You might need to try a few different medicines until you find one that works for you and that you can tolerate.
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                                                        Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
                                                        ClozarilZyprexaAtivanRisperdalHaldolSaphrisAbilifySeroquelChlorpromazine
                                                        • Take Clozaril (Clozapine) exactly as prescribed and don't stop taking it without talking to your doctor.
                                                        • Can cause dizziness or drowsiness. Avoid alcohol and be careful when changing positions or doing anything that requires your full attention until you know how it affects you.
                                                        • Blood tests are needed before you start this medicine and before every refill. You need to pick up the medicine within 7 days of your blood tests.
                                                        • Can affect your weight, cholesterol, and blood sugar control.
                                                        • Takes 4 to 6 weeks to see full effects on thoughts and mood.
                                                        • Can cause dizziness and drowsiness.
                                                        • For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
                                                        • May cause weight gain and worsen cholesterol or blood sugar.
                                                        • Report any unusual thoughts, inability to control muscle movements, or fever and excess sweating to your doctor.
                                                        • Elderly people with dementia shouldn't take it.
                                                        • Good for short-term relief of anxiety symptoms.
                                                        • Starts working in 45 minutes when swallowed.
                                                        • Starts working in 10 to 20 minutes when dissolved under your tongue.
                                                        • Can cause temporary dizziness and drowsiness.
                                                        • Addictive. Long-term use can cause dependence or abuse.
                                                        • Not safe to use with alcohol.
                                                        • Takes 4 to 6 weeks to see full effects on thoughts and mood.
                                                        • Can cause dizziness and drowsiness.
                                                        • For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
                                                        • May cause weight gain and worsen cholesterol or blood sugar.
                                                        • Report any unusual thoughts, inability to control muscle movements, or fever and excess sweating to your doctor.
                                                        • Elderly people with dementia shouldn't take it.
                                                        • It'll take 4 to 6 weeks to see the medication's full effects on your thoughts.
                                                        • It can cause dizziness, drowsiness, and can lower your blood pressure.
                                                        • For the first week, avoid activities like driving that require you to be alert.
                                                        • Immediately tell your doctor if you can't control your muscle movements or if you have a fever or excess sweating.
                                                        • Don't use in elderly people who have dementia.
                                                        • The oral liquid concentrate can be mixed with water or juice before taking it.
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                                                        • Makes you energized. Take in the morning to avoid difficulty sleeping.
                                                        • May worsen cholesterol or blood sugar.
                                                        • Takes 4 to 6 weeks to see full effects on thoughts and mood.
                                                        • For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
                                                        • Report any unusual thoughts, inability to control muscle movements, or fever and excess sweating to your doctor.
                                                        • Elderly people with dementia shouldn't take it.
                                                        • Can cause dizziness, drowsiness, and low blood pressure.
                                                        • Takes 4 to 6 weeks to see full effects on thoughts and mood.
                                                        • For the first week, avoid activities that require you to be alert.
                                                        • May cause weight gain and worsen cholesterol or blood sugar.
                                                        • Report any unusual thoughts, inability to control muscle movements, or fever and excess sweating to your doctor.
                                                        • Elderly people with dementia shouldn't take it.
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