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A 28-year-old male asked:

My pcp put me on xanax (alprazolam) in 2003. been on it ever since, but depression/anxiety are still so bad i rarely leave home. can't hold down a job. no ins. hel?

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 24 years experience
Consult Dr.: Xanax (alprazolam) is not for depression. Speak to your doctor about an antidepressant that also helps with anxiety, such as Zoloft. Is there a state funded mental health center in the Houston area? Check with the Houston Medical Society or the Texas Medical Society and see if there is a pro bono system to access.
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