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are there any good medicines for anxiety attacks ? to cure anxiety or panic attacks

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Dr. Lori Wagner
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There are a number of effective medications for both prophylaxis (prevention) of panic attacks and acute treatment of these attacks. Make an appointment to see your doctor and discuss the options.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not to curr: Several meds are available to treat anxiety and panic disorders. Whether in combination with psychotherapy or by themselves, these meds are quite effective.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Nowadays we use the ssris like prozac, paxil, (paroxetine) sertraline (or zoloft), lexapro, citalopram, Celexa etc. Benzodiazepines like Alprazolam ( xanax) too. Also talking to a therapist may help to confront fears.
Answered on Sep 1, 2014
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