Which anti-anxiety medication is the safest to use, the one to take when it is needed only!?

Answers (3)

12 Apr 2013

Hello ih123. It depends on the type of anxiety. Panic attacks, general anxiety, phobia anxiety or anxiety caused by OCD. The various drugs used in the treatment for any of the above are considered to be safe. In the United States approved by the FDA and in Canada by Health Canada. Regards pledge

Votes: +0

12 Apr 2013

Quick- acting benzodiazepines such as Xanax are going to be the best solutions to treating anxiety on an as needed basis. Just be aware it is addictive and you must follow instructions carefully.

Votes: +1

12 Apr 2013

BuSpar or buspirone is a medication for anxiety that is not a controlled substance and not as habit forming as the benzodiazepines are. It can be used as needed or it can be taken every day since it is not as habit forming. You really need to talk to your Dr about your safest options because it also depends on what is causing your anxiety and what other health conditions you have and what other medications you take.

Votes: +1

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

My comment is for ponderosa1827 in relation to Avanza?

Hi there Its called something else over in the USA Retorin or something similar to this anyway it is a anti depressant anti anxiety anti insomnia ...

1 answer 15 Aug 2011

Question? Does Anyone Know Of An Anti-Anxiety Pill That Is Not Addictive?

Hello All! I have just started my trimming down program in getting clean off of taking Lorazapam. Since I do not have a serious anxiety problem and ...

3 answers 15 Apr 2012

Anxiety and Stress - ? on opinions on the diff. anti-depressants/anti-anxiety drugs?

I would love to hear the pros and cons of the different anti-depressants and anti-anxiety drugs ... I know this probably a huge broad spectrum ...

8 answers 20 Aug 2012

Can I take gabapentin AS NEEDED for anxiety attacks?

I read on here that this is a medication that must build up in your system first but I am not interested in taking it all the time. My doc prescribed ...

2 answers 9 Jun 2013

Can anyone suggest an effective medication for chronic anxiety?

I was just wondering if anyone has any advice regarding an effective medication for chronic anxiety. I have been diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety ...

8 answers 12 Aug 2013