Medication for Anxiety in Adults

Medication for Anxiety in Adults


and the idea is quite a common psychiatric condition about 8 million people in UK suffer from it what’s interesting is about 35% of patients wait at least 8 to 10 years before they seek the right help and one of the important ways that we do help in divisions within xiety is by the use of medications now a lot of time in my practice what I’ve seen is that patients with anxiety along with anxiety have other symptoms which could be depression which could end up with some use of substances illicit substances and hence medications like selectively certain and reuptake inhibitors are commonly used there are the classes of medications for example for short-term treatment I may suggest benzodiazepines for example for performance anxiety or there’s a new class of medications called pregabalin apart from these three basic medications we also use combination treatments and their various if the th1 medications don’t help there is another option and during my practice after discussion with the patient after the first-line management has not worked I’m able to prescribe different combination agents to ensure that patients actually benefit from the treatment and in xiety symptoms are usually well controlled

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