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What are anti-anxiety drugs other than xanax (alprazolam)?

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Antianxiety meds.: There are very many prescription medications including other benzodiazepines including ativan, klonopin, serax and tranxene; there is Buspar (buspirone) for gad; antidepressants treat anxiety including the ssris, snris, tcas and maois, certain antihistamines including hydroxyzine; beta blockers for social anxiety, antipsychotics for severe anxiety in some situations. There are nonprescription products also.

Answered 11/28/2017

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Dr. Alan Ali answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Anti anxiety: Agree with my colleague. Also there are off-label anti-anxiety medications which are used for seizures &mood stabilization such as Trileptal and gabitril (tiagabine).

Answered 2/19/2015

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