A 29-year-old male asked:
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id rather try buspar (buspirone) or an anti anxiety medicine other than xanax long term. can buspar (buspirone) be as effective? i do see psych., eat healthy, exercise.

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Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes.: Your instincts are good. There are a number of alternatives to Xanax (alprazolam) and other benzodiazepines. Buspirone is one. IN the larger picture, they are generally more effective than benzodiazepines.
Answered on Jul 16, 2015
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