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what kind of meds can a psychiatrist prescribe for social anxiety disorder to help me out

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience Psychiatry
Treatment 4 soc anx: Ssri as prozac, paxil, (paroxetine) zoloft, xelexa... Can be used a single agent or combined with one or more other meds depending on gravity of anxie ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, that: Could occur.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ana Adelstein
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Knowledge + Plan B: 1st learn more! see what is anxiety by anxiety disorders assn of bc http://bit.Ly/xueau5 everyone experiences anxiety at times. It prepares us 4 stres ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ana Adelstein
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Behavioral Options: See this page anxiety disorders assn of bc which contains educational & self-help tools (incl. A video) for managing & even overcoming social anxiety: ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Social anxiety: Everyone seems to have an opinion on this. All are based on a series of accounts. To be FDA approved for treatment of social anxiety disorder there is ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
Be yourself : If you try to be someone different than you are, you will likely become even more anxious. You don't need to be bubbly or chatty to be likeable. Dat ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Nothing: Please forgive my frankness. Social anxiety disorder is highly treatable in almost all cases by talking and wise guidance. You owe it to yourself and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Then its time to: switch to a different ssri,maybe zoloft (sertraline)
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Simon
Specializes in Pediatrics
ADHD and Anxiety: Anxious behaviors may be caused by ADHD, as one of the key issues with ADHD is a problem with "executive function", essentially a problem with seeing ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doyle Huey
Specializes in Family Medicine
Social anxiety: A lot of the antidepressant meds can also help with anxiety. For your social anxiety however, you may want to look at escitalopram as it is actually ... Read More

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