Anxiety is the modern epidemic. Every third person has got this problem. There are several medication proposed by companies to get rid of this problem. It is necessary to take medications properly. There are many types of drugs to cure this problem. There are medicines which are included in scheduled drug but are useful for anxiety.
To cure anxiety it is necessary to cure depression. Anti –depressant are the 1st choice of treatment of anxiety. These medicines work on the brain chemicals serotonin and norepinephirine. These type of medicines include:
• Citalopram (celexa) it is used for panic disorders, phobia, trichotillomonia.
• Dulexetine (cymbalta) which is approved for generalized anxiety disorder.
• Escitalopram (lexapro), Fluxetine (Prozac), Sertealine (Zoloft), trazodon (desyrel), venlafaxine (effexor XR) are approved for OCD and panic disorders. Which are helpful to overcome anxiety.
Benzodiazepines medications are usually categorized in schedule III and IV by FDA. But this type of medication are used for short term or acute anxiety. They are not used for long period since benzodiazepines are addicted and also have adverse effects on body when used for long period or overused or abused. Even patient’s level of tolerance is checked before prescribing such medications. These are medications which are included for anxiety.
• Alprazolam (Xanax) which is approved for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorders, used off label for agoraphobia with social phobia.
• Chlodiazepoxide (Librium) approved for anxiety.
• Clonazepam (klonopin) which is used for panic disorder as well as beneficial in anxiety.
• Diazepam (valium), lorazepam (ativan), orazepam (serax) are all the medication which helps to overcome anxiety in general.
Expect these medications there are number of medicines for anxiety which are scheduled drug by FDA such as tricyclic antidepressant drugs which includes clomipramine (anafranil), desipramine (norpramine), imipramine (tofranil) and the list of monoamine oxidase inhibitor drugs. Other class of medicines for anxiety are anti convulsants, beta blockers, anti psychotic drugs which include drugs as divalproex, gabapentin (neurontin), pregabalin (lyrica), atenolol (tenormin), nadolol (corgard), propranolol, moban, zyprexa, seroquel, risperdal, etc. theses medication lower down the activity of brain and making one feel relax and calm. These medications have also got many other uses. Person must use it safely and properly to avoid it adverse effects on health. It should not be abused or overused. There are lot of things to get rid off anxiety. Person can even try home remedies with medications so can have better effect on health and can be back to normal life style happily.