Anxiety Medications List

Benzodiazepines: Helps reduce anxiety disease. It’s for short-term use. The most important side effect is triggering sleepiness in humans. If such drugs suddenly, benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome occurs. The use of such medicines should be reduced gradually but even if it is gradually reduced, some symptoms arise from the discontinuation of the majority of patients who have been using this medication for a long time.

Xanax, Libriu, Valium, Clonapine, Ativan contains benzodiazapine and used for the treatment of anxiety.

The active ingredient of XANAX is a drug containing alprazolam. This drug belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines. It is a pink and oval drug.
Tablets are only used for diseases that have increased anxiety, and sometimes anxiety, along with depression.

This medicine isn’t recommended by doctors.


It’s a short-term solution in the treatment of anxiety. The total duration of treatment is the time that the dose is gradually reducing. This period should not exceed 12 weeks.

LIBRIUM is a type of drug belongs to the benzodiazepine group. Librium is a popular drug in the treatment of anxiety disease. Librium is a short-term medication. Although a very old drug is still used today.

Ativan (Lorazepam):

Belongs to the benzodiazepine group of drugs named in this group. Ativan, like other anxiety medications, is a relieving, calming drug. These anxiety medications give the person calmness and drowsiness.In addition, Ativan is a type of drug that can be used in depression associated with anxiety disorder.

People also may take Ativan medication to calm them before surgery.


Klonopin (Clonazepam):

this drug is also treats anxiety disorder like the drugs above. It can also be used in the treatment of panic attack disorder associated with anxiety disorder. Many patients have reduced panic attacks with this drug.
People with glaucoma or liver disease shouldn’t take this medicine.
And never drink alcohol while taking this medicine.

Prozac: The active substance belongs to a group of drugs containing fluoxetine. It’s green and white . Prozac acts on serotonin, among other anxiety medications, to affect serotonin and helps to reduce anxiety. In general it does not affect dopamine. Available in 20 mg tablets. It is also one of the best antidepressants for OCD.

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Marilyn Walker
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I am studying in Florida about Dialectic Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I'm doing research on Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET), Cognitive psychology, Metacognitive Therapy.
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