Doctor insights on:
Which Antidepressant Works Best For Anxiety Disorders
It depends: In head to head studies, antidepressants generally work equally well. The choice of antidepressant really depends on the side effects that the person may have or be willing to tolerate. In ocd, most doctors use either fluvoxamine or clomipramine because they work the strongest on serotonin receptors. But other antidepressants have been known to help too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
Need supervision : Don't know the reason for the switch perhaps side effects or lack of effect. Be sure to have this done under the care of your doctor as your symptoms may worsen with sudden discontinuation of medication. Your doctor will decide how fast to make the switch depending on your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which antidepressants are suitable for a person with severe dry eyes n general anxiety disorder? Tried a number. Can't find the right one.
Eyes: Unfortunately they all have a drying effect on the eyes, nose, mouth and throat ...Read more
Can pain at joints which moves around and numbness at palm be caused by the withdrawal of antidepressant taken for anxiety disorder?
Which antidepressant: This is important to know. Also, any other medical conditions beyond those reported? ...Read more
Certain ones: In my practice and with my patients with various anxiety disorders, i often find the tricyclic antidepressant nortriptyline to be quite beneficial. Some doctors who did not receive their training until the 90s, may not feel comfortable prescribing some of the older medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We don't know: Nearly all antidepressants turn out also to be good for treating anxiety too. We still do not understand exactly how they produce their effects on either depression or anxiety. Tricyclic antidepressants were among the first to be used widely; they are less commonly used now because they have more side effects than new antidepressants but can stil be very useful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In ones professional experience which of the anti-depressant SSRIs/SNRIs overall tend to work better for anxiety disorders with fewest side-effects.
In general: Lexapro, (escitalopram)Viibryd, Brintellix, but there's no pat answer because one person may do great on a med that someone else can't tolerate or finds useless--best indicator is if someone in your biological/genetic family is doing great on a drug chances are you will also ...Read more
Nothing: Please forgive my frankness. Social anxiety disorder is highly treatable in almost all cases by talking and wise guidance. You owe it to yourself and others to re-learn social skills that may have been twisted in a confusing early envrionment. You can learn to be brave & to behave effectively, to like and to be liked by others. Choose a guide wisely. You must be brave -- no pill can supply thay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Which treatment works the best and fastest for anxiety
- Which monistat works best
- Which toothpaste works best
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What is the best antidepressant for anxiety?
- Which anxiolytic drug works best
- Which treatment works the best and fastest for diabetic retinopathy
- Which treatment works the best and fastest for scleroderma
- Talk to a psychiatrist online for free