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which is better for g a d. mirtazapine or lyrica thanks?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Gen Anx Dis: I can't answer the question about medications for GAD but you may do well to utilize a behavioral approach. A clinical psychologist who specializes in mood disorders can be helpful. See www.relaxationresponse.org for a self-help mind-body tool as well. Peace and good health.
Answered on Apr 9, 2019
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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Mirtazapine : Mirtazapine is an antidepressant and can be used for GAD, Lyrica is for nerve, and muscle pain, often used in fibromyalgia, and can treat seizures
Answered on Apr 15, 2019
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