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Severe anxiety and OCD - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Anxiety and Stress
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i hlp you?
User :   ok im diagnosed with severe anxiety and ocd
Doctor :   ok

User :   im currently taking effexor and xanax 2 mg
Doctor :  
whats your age
Doctor :  
User :   now i need advice on the best benzodiazepine to be taking for my problem
User :   I'm 19
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
i ll help you in that
Doctor :  
Is xanax not helpful for you?
User :   its very very helpful
Doctor :  
so that is also one of the benzodiazapne
User :   i was taking 1mg once a day, went up to 2 a day then about 5 months in i was on 1 2mg xanax and am currently taking two 2 mg xanax a day along with the effexor 150 mg morning
Doctor :  
if you want any substitute , i can assist you.
User :   well my doctor told me that this is the highest he can prescribe me for the xanax
Doctor :  
What your taking is prescribed by a doc?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
still you have any symptoms

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