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I am on luvox (fluvoxamine) since 01 at 250mg and have anxiety/pd, since mar my anxiety is at6-7 /10my gp ref to pdoc but the wait is 3 months? Should we try lexapr

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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In brief: No

Clinical studies have not shown Lexapro to be effective in panic disorder.
, although it is effective in generalized anxiety disorder.Antidepressants that work in gad and pd include Paxil ( i prefer Pexeva brand) effexor (venlafaxine). Zoloft works well on panic generally but is inconsistent in its response to gad.Hope this helps.

In brief: No

Clinical studies have not shown Lexapro to be effective in panic disorder.
, although it is effective in generalized anxiety disorder.Antidepressants that work in gad and pd include Paxil ( i prefer Pexeva brand) effexor (venlafaxine). Zoloft works well on panic generally but is inconsistent in its response to gad.Hope this helps.
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