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Can you tell me some anxiolytic drugs you can suggest in alternative to benzodiazepines?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
A couple: Buspirone; vistaril; ssri's like paroxetine, sertraline, escitalopram; mirtazepine; trazodone, etc. Psychotherapy can be very effective. So can homeopathy; also certain herbs like lemon balm, kava, and theanine (a component of green tea).

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