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A 46-year-old member asked:

Can you still have a little anxiety after being on anxiety/panic medication?

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Dr. Andrew Poleszak
37 years experience
Yes: You may adjust the dose or even switch to other medications.
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Dr. Michael Easton
undefined 40 years experience
medication will help decrease your "excessive" anxiety but may not completely eliminate it. Even individuals without anxiety disorders have anxiety as a normal response to life events. The trick is to work with your prescriber and/or a therapist to differentiate symptomatic anxiety from normal anxiety in addition to developing skills to manage your anxiety. Other medications may also be more effective.
Apr 8, 2013

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