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A 32-year-old female asked:

I'm on 20mg fluoxetine if dr moved it to 40mg u think it would relieve my anxiety more? or should i add something like abilify (aripiprazole) to it?

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Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
Higher doses...: ...of an SSRI such as fluoxetine are usually better for anxiety, especially for "high anxiety" such as panic attacks and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Aripiprazole (Abilify) has not been proven to help anxiety although it can help depression when added to an SSRI.
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