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A 41-year-old male asked:

Any better med for sedation other than benzos? i"ve tried xanax, (alprazolam) klonopin, & ativan. none work great on me but i've never had more than 1mg of each

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Dr. Matthew Smith
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Sedation?: YOu probably don't want "sedation." You probably want relief from anxiety. There are a number of medicines, for example SSRI's and SNRI's, which treat anxiety, hopeflly without sedation.
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