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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
Many options: No single anti-anxiety medication is considered universally superior to the others. Ssri/snri classes of medications are considered among the best/fir ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Tranquilizer: Any medicine that makes a person less troubled by anxiety is "anxiolytic" ("lysis" is literally a loosening). The term is traditionally used for medic ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Indirectly.: Morphine treats pain and can treat the sensation of shortness of breath, it could also cause sleepiness. By eliminating the pain and shortness of br ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes.: In fact it can make you downright sleepy.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Indirectly: Morphine treats pain and can treat the sensation of shortness of breath, it could also cause sleepiness. By eliminating the pain and shortness of br ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Propranolol: effects last about 3-6 hours. I usually have my patients take it every 4-6 hours as needed.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Methadone is not an: Anxiolytic medication. It does have some nonspecific sedating properties which may be what you are feeling, but it should never be used as an anxioly ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Bupropion is an antidepressant, but it has little if any anxiolytic activity.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably none: All of the benzodiazepines (valium/xanax/etc) r either pregnancy category d or strongly advised against during pregnancy. An older drug used for anxie ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Dr. Mark Rego answered
35 years experience in Psychiatry
It depends.: Anxiety comes in different types. Panic attacks, bad worrying, phobic fears etc. In fact anxiety comes with almost all psychiatric disorders in adul ... Read More
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