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Posted on Mon, 7 Aug 2017 in Mental Health
Question: Would Medical Marijuana be a reasonable treatment for anxiety, after heart surgery?
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Answered by Dr. Ashok Kumar 55 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes but limited data available

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.

I read your query and understand your concerns.

Yes it is possible to use medical marijhuana for treatment of anxiety after heart surgery but there is limited data available in this regard.

The available data favour the use of SSRI group of medications especially citalopram.

I hope this helps you.
Feel free to write back to me if you have more questions.
Thanks and regards.
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