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Best medication for generalized anxiety disorder

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Anxiety Disorder: There will be good days and bad days.If you want more good days you may need to have your medication adjustedIn addition,therapy can be very helpful t... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
GAD Tx: Medications such as SSRI's or SNRI's may be used. Benzodiazapines are sometimes used as well.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
GAD: Your high cholesterol level is not likely related to your anxiety disorder. You may or may not need medication for anxiety. Options: Talking therapy ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emma Rishton
Clinical Psychology 13 years experience
Monitoring is key: Probably the best are the ones that are prescribed and monitored by a physician. These medications that are the best in some cases can be the worst i... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Depends: Like any other medical illness, anxiety disorders vary in their level of severity. If your anxiety is mild it is likely to respond to a brief dose of ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Bryan
Clinical Psychology 16 years experience
This is curable: I specialize in this type of problem and have 30 years of proven experience with the diagnosis. Tt can be cured and I guarantee my work. It involves a... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
GAD: Prozac, lexapro, effexor, (venlafaxine) and Ativan work well.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology 25 years experience
Psychotherapy!: I think of psychotherapy as a natural way... To explore & resolve underlying issues... Find a good psychotherapist, engage in the process wholehearted... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Maybe not ADD: Untreated anxiety can manifest as in attention therefore treating the anxiety with therapy and or medications can lead to improved attentional ability... Read More