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Old 10-12-2009, 01:22 AM   #1
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What are the strongest anti-anxiety meds?

I was prescribed 1 mg a day of clonazepam recently. It wasn't strong enough so the doc prescribed 2 mgs. Still not strong enough. Also made me dizzy. I was wondering...what are the strongest anti anxiety medications on the market? I need something powerful because I've got it bad

Old 10-12-2009, 07:29 PM   #2
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Re: What are the strongest anti-anxiety meds?

The only things that have helped a bit with my severe anxiety is Seroquel and Ativan. Buspar helped a little as well.

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Old 10-15-2009, 01:09 PM   #3
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Re: What are the strongest anti-anxiety meds?

I just started on klonopin yesterday and I can feel the difference already....

Old 10-15-2009, 02:49 PM   #4
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Re: What are the strongest anti-anxiety meds?

The strongest types of anxiety medications are going to be certain SSRI antidepressants. If Clonazepam (Klonopin) at 2 mgs daily isnít strong enough, you should probably try something else. If you exceed 2 mgs of Clonazepam daily (for very long) you are going to have some addiction and withdrawal issues to deal with. I would talk to your doctor about trying an antidepressant.

Old 10-16-2009, 07:27 AM   #5
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Re: What are the strongest anti-anxiety meds?

If you have tried the anxiety meds....xanax, ativan, klonopin, and valium....then an AD may be the way to go....

I hope you get some help....

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