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Xanax vs lexapro for anxiety

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Dr.  Moumita Chakraborty MD

legs, I have been going thru and dealing with anxiety . my doctor put me on Lexapro (genetic), will this help I also take some Xanax to help ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Moumita Chakraborty ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

I have been taking xanax about 1.5 mgs spread out over the day for anxiety . I was recently put on buster and just started lexapro and I don t need it as much. I have heard that you can t just stop and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Nsah Bernard MD

Can i ask you a medical question? I ve been diagnosed with cronic anxiety by a neurologist , and the doctor gives me XANAX 0.25 mg (1/2 tablet  once a day) And lexapro (5 mg once a day).  Do you think ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nsah Bernard ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Ashok Kumar MD

I took 60mg of Oxycontin and 20mg of Lexapro and 7.5mg of Buspar all at 7pm Wednesday February 24th, I then took a second does of Buspar 7.5mg and 1.5mg of Xanax to help with a panic attack at 2:30am ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.   Srikanth Reddy MD

and have been a psych patient for many years battling PD/Dep/OCD Anxiety - post Grave's disease in 1977 ...'s. Zoloft and Xanax (PRN) worked for about 10 years, then Effexor XR worked for about 13 yrs then I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Srikanth Reddy ( Psychiatrist)

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Dr. Dhananjay Chavan MD

I have been taking xanax and lexapro once a day for anxiety and depression. I had a bad tooth ache ... sleepy but I only take it at night when I m home. And seems like it been helping me control my... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dhananjay Chavan ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. K. V. Anand MD

feelings, more than usual. I have been taking 20mg of Lexapro daily for my depression and anxiety for a few months now. The doctor suggested I cut back 10mg of Lexapro and add in .5mg of Xanax.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. K. V. Anand ( Psychologist)
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi MD

my mom has dementia she is 92lbs is 95 yrs old and has a lot of anxiety with the dementia. She is very sensitive to medications. She had increased confusion with Xanax 0.125mg and Lexapro 5mg daily ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.        Sandhya Manorenj MD

hello I am 24 years old with bad anxiety along with vestibular migranes. I have been on lexapro 20 mg for almost 2 years. i also take xanax 1.0 mg twice daily. For the vestibular migranes i gradually ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sandhya Manorenj ( Neurologist)
Dr. Anders Mark Christensen MD

cannot function, think anxiety attacks are severe, should i not have been weaned off vs. cut off? Thank ...Hello, I am in a situation where xanax & adderoll have been taken awa for the fear the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anders Mark Christensen ( General Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Shubham Mehta MD

its very safe for anxiety. It is not addicting

Dr.      Nidhi Setia MD

Hello Yea anxiety is very common. Lexapro is very commonly prescribed for it.

Dr.  Sandip Kabra MD

Yes, Lexapro ( Escitaloprm 10 mg) is a good anxiolytic drug. You can take it alone at bed time.