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What antidepressant/anxiety medication would you recommend for my 15 yr old daughter?

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In brief: It depends

Selecting an antidepressant medication is not easy.
See a psychiatrist. Also investigate psychotherapy in addition to, or instead of medication for an adolescent. They tend to heal quickly in psychotherapy.

In brief: It depends

Selecting an antidepressant medication is not easy.
See a psychiatrist. Also investigate psychotherapy in addition to, or instead of medication for an adolescent. They tend to heal quickly in psychotherapy.
Dr. William Drescher
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Not Internet Answer

This is a complicated potentially threatening problem. Do not use the internet for your treatments, but see a qualified physician for the best advice.

In brief: Not Internet Answer

This is a complicated potentially threatening problem. Do not use the internet for your treatments, but see a qualified physician for the best advice.
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Dr. Carlos Barrios
Pediatrics - Psychiatry

In brief: Depends

In general, antidepressants known as SSRIs such as Zoloft, Prozac, Celexa, on Lexapro (escitalopram) are always top shelf treatment for either anxiety or depression.
One thing to keep in mind is that for anxiety you need more robust doses than for treatment of depression with antidepressants. Anxiety is always more brittle of the two syndromes to treat. Ask your physician about the main and side effects and risks and benefits of these medications.

In brief: Depends

In general, antidepressants known as SSRIs such as Zoloft, Prozac, Celexa, on Lexapro (escitalopram) are always top shelf treatment for either anxiety or depression.
One thing to keep in mind is that for anxiety you need more robust doses than for treatment of depression with antidepressants. Anxiety is always more brittle of the two syndromes to treat. Ask your physician about the main and side effects and risks and benefits of these medications.
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