I usually take xanax but thanks to the benzo-abusers my doctor wants me to try Hydroxyzine. My anxiety is intense so I want the dose to work. I'm not expecting medical advise, I just want to know what has worked for other people.
Hi Ashley! Welcome to the club. Anxiety is so debilitating! : (
I love hydroxyzine. I take 10 or 20mg at bedtime, and sleep like a baby.
My doctor prescribed buspar for my anxiety and I take it during the day. Some people say it doesn't work for them, but it has worked great for me, keeping my anxiety in check. I used to take ativan, but like you said, doctors are more leery of prescribing benzos anymore because of the benzo-abusers. So I was pleasantly surprised that I have had such good success with the buspar during the day, and hydroxyzine at bedtime.
Hope this helps. "G"
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