Anxiety disorders are treatable. Learn more about available medications, such as Xanax, Anafranil, Elavil, Serax, and Inderal, that may help manage this disorder. Research is ongoing to determine the effects of specific drugs used to treat anxiety. Find out what doctors usually prescribe to individuals with anxiety and how these drugs may help with the condition.

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Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, more commonly known as SSRIs, are a class of

How should this medicine be used?

Paxil or Paroxetine comes as a tablet,

Elavil (known generically as amitriptyline) is a tricyclic antidepressant that was approved by

Serax, known generically as oxazepam, is a member of the class of medications called

The antidepressant Nardil, in the class of antidepressants known as monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Ativan (available generically as lorazepam) is a powerful anti-anxiety drug in the class of

Vivactil (generic: protriptyline) is a tricyclic antidepressant that is sometimes prescribed to

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How should this anxiety medication be used?

Xanax or Alprazolam, comes as a tablet

If you're contemplating starting medication for an anxiety disorder, you no doubt have

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The fourth version of the diagnostic manual for mental disorders, or DSM-IV, has now been

The antidepressant Effexor, a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI), was first

There are two main strategies used to overcome social anxiety disorder (sometimes called “social