A 54-year-old member asked:
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i have awful panic attacks from anxiety--how can i stop these?

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Dr. William Patterson
48 years experience Psychiatry
Panic and meds: The best approach is medication such as ssris (ex:prozac, lexapro) and initial use of benzodiazepines such as xanax (alprazolam) or Klonopin to stop the panic and later as needed (rescue) along with cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt).
Answered on May 7, 2016
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