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If we need to control GAD&SAD with fewer possibility of weight gain and drowsiness so which combo more compatible: (BUSPAR/PROZAC) or (BUSPAR/ZOLOFT)?

It depends. Everyone is different so a trial and error attempt is often required. How about buproprion (Wellbutrin) and Buspar (buspirone)? SAD also can respond to light therapy so don't leave that option out. Also some patients with a diagnosis of GAD have other issues going on. Commonly they will have aspects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) which can benefit from specific therapy. Read more...

Does the combo of (40 mg Prozac (fluoxetine) + 30 mg Buspar) daily, safe and effective for GAD? My doctor recommended that for treatment GAD and social phobia.

Yes., in many. That combination can be very useful for generalized anxiety disorder. It may take 1-2 months for full effect. After that, dose can be adjusted if needed. It will help even more if it is combined with therapy. Read more...
Common Tx. Your complaints are often treated w/ such medications. Side effects of many sorts may occur and you need to report them to Dr immediately for adjustments. Effectiveness varies for people but all studies support adding CBT therapy to optimize outcome and minimize or replace the drugs. Work closely w/ Dr and a therapist to learn skills for a lifetime! Read more...