So I'm going to one doctor right now but he seems to not really listen closely to what I'm telling him or he forgets . I'm have very bad anxiety & social anxiety as well so just going to see my doctor makes it a bit worse cuz he's not understanding how difficult my life is and how bad & severe my anxiety disorder is and that I also have panic attacks due to my social anxiety, he has me on zoloft 100mlg which hasn't done anything acually & he did put me on zanex 0.5 mlg but then he took me off and put me on kolonpin for a two weeks which didn't do one thing for any of problems & today I came in and he put me again on zanex but this time on 0.25 WTF EXCUSE MY FRENCH but seriously who goes and puts me on 0.5 &then 0.25 doesn't make sense right? I told him Zanex worked great but needed to probably go up a dose he said first let's try klonipin and will go from there ... PLEASE SOMEONE HELP WHAT WORKS FOR SOCIAL ANXIETY? WHAT WORKS FOR MY CRAZY OCD ? AND MY ANXIETY DISORDER?
Klonopin and Xanax are similar category medications, one is longer acting than the other, respectively. Xanax kicks in quicker. Treating anxiety is difficult. Zoloft is a good medication, maybe the dosage could be increased. Or possibly your doctor could try one of the other type meds like BuSpar. Sounds like he is conservative so not sure how he might respond to your suggestions.
valways; It can be pretty hard, at first, to get the doctor to understand, But I have found both Xanax and Klonopin work well but the Klonopin you must make sure you take it at the right times so it stays in your system. And there are a lot of other medications you could try yet for the OCD just don't give up and try and work with the doctor but if he or she continues to be hard nosed you may just have to find another doctor that has different ideas Best of luck sometimes its just the doctor testing you to make sure all of this is real etc. Hope you have a better 2016 keep at it once they find the right medications it well make a world of difference. Chuck1957
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