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I have severe anxiety and wondering what medications are helpful?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Medications that

Raise serotonin in the brain can significantly decrease baseline anxiety, which can prevent panic from happening.
Sometimes adding a long acting benzodiazepine like Clonazepam can further decrease baseline anxiety.

In brief: Medications that

Raise serotonin in the brain can significantly decrease baseline anxiety, which can prevent panic from happening.
Sometimes adding a long acting benzodiazepine like Clonazepam can further decrease baseline anxiety.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Thank
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Medications that

Raise serotonin in the brain can significantly decrease baseline anxiety, which can prevent panic from happening.
Sometimes adding a long acting benzodiazepine like Clonazepam can further decrease baseline anxiety.

In brief: Medications that

Raise serotonin in the brain can significantly decrease baseline anxiety, which can prevent panic from happening.
Sometimes adding a long acting benzodiazepine like Clonazepam can further decrease baseline anxiety.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Thank
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