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Suggest fast acting medication for panic attacks

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Dr. Srikanth Reddy

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Posted on Wed, 9 May 2018 in Mental Health
Question: Can you list the best effective fast acting only to take for emergency panic attacks
Preferably an uncommon benzodiasipine that is very effective and fast active I don't usually take my benzodiasipine as two or three times daily as prescribed only when I need them otherwise they just make me feel down and I don't want to feel depressed.
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Answered by Dr. Srikanth Reddy 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Emergency use benzodiazepines - clonazepam

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for using Healthcare Magic for posting your query I have gone through your question in detail and I can understand what you are going through.
For emergency purpose clonazepam is a very good medicne. We generally advice our clients to take in a dose of 0.5mg or 1mg. As mouth dissolving options are available, they act very fast.
Hope this helps.
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Dr. Srikanth Reddy MD
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