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what anti-anxiety drug keeps you sedated?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Why?: Why do you want to be sedated? Usually we try to find a medication that helps with anxiety but does not make the patient sedated. Xanax (alprazolam) or Valium tend to be sedating.

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What is the most powerful anti-anxiety drug a doctor can prescribe? Please help

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Effect, not power!: What you seek is effectiveness - not power. And that is not a one-answer-for-all query. It's also not always best managed in the long run by pharma. CBT psychotherapy is safe and teaches skills to avois, reduce ans manage anxiety (etc) for life. Often meds are used to get thru rough patches, but living more wisely is what matters. Best wishes!
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A 41-year-old female asked:

Is there any anti anxiety drug available over the counter ? I am in London ,thanks a lot

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Dr. David Hoffman
Clinical Psychology 21 years experience
Natural Options: Always consult a medical professional before taking a supplement. There is evidenced that certain supplements can help with anxiety. GABA & L-Theanine worth considering. Recommend consulting with a naturally oriented health professional. Recommend The Supplement Handbook by Moyad for more info on GABA and L-Theanine including dosing. All the best on your search for answers and good health!

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