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A 32-year-old member asked:

What do you suggest if my cardiologist looked at my chart and saw that i have an anxiety disorder and prescribed me anti anxiety med?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
Neurology 17 years experience
Ask them why?: Did they prescribe the medication because of symptoms you reported? Were they concerned that some of your symptoms were related to anxiety? No harm in asking them what their reasoning for doing so would be.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

My cardiologist looked at my chart and saw that I have an anxiety disorder. They prescribed me anti-anxiety med?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Assume: that cardiologist evaluated for cardiac issues. If anxiety is believed to contribute to or to cause your symptoms -then this sounds like an appropriate medication choice. Take care.
Last updated Jul 23, 2014

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