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What is the best anti anxiety medicine for the physical symptoms of anxiety?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
12 doctors agree

In brief: Possibilities

Specifically for the physical symptoms of anxiety (fast heart rate, dry mouth, shaky sweaty hands, etc), propanolol is often used.
However, your individual history must be explored before making any recommendations since anxiety complaints have many possible causes -- both psychiatric and non-psychiatric. Need for a thorough evaluation first.

In brief: Possibilities

Specifically for the physical symptoms of anxiety (fast heart rate, dry mouth, shaky sweaty hands, etc), propanolol is often used.
However, your individual history must be explored before making any recommendations since anxiety complaints have many possible causes -- both psychiatric and non-psychiatric. Need for a thorough evaluation first.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
I agree that each individual's situation must be assessed. I know what I don't agree with for long-term treatment of anxiety - benzodiazapines.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine

In brief: Anxiety

Often best drugs for anxiety and physical symptoms are ssris or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors such as lexapro, (escitalopram) zoloft, prozac, etc.

In brief: Anxiety

Often best drugs for anxiety and physical symptoms are ssris or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors such as lexapro, (escitalopram) zoloft, prozac, etc.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Dr. Steven Saunders
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