My doctor won't increase my Xanax because of my custody case. I feel like my heart is pounding out of my chest.
Do you mean high blood pressure when you write hpb or is that an acronym for something else? (the correct medical acronym for high blood pressure is HTN for hypertension) The problem with acronyms is there are so many and some are the same letters but mean different things so to avoid confusion, it is best to write it out the long way. There are many drugs for anxiety and high blood pressure. Many times they use beta blockers like metoprolol, atenolol, etc because they slow the heart rate and stop that "pounding" feeling in your chest. I have seen drugs like hydroxyzine given for anxiety and by relieving anxiety it will bring down stress related HTN. Klonopin may be a better option for you for anxiety. It is a longer acting drug. Xanax is a good drug but very short acting. It acts fast but wears off quickly. Klonopin (clonazepam) lasts longer and if your anxiety is chronic it may work better. Buspar is a non habit forming option for anxiety and works well for some. Here is the listing by condition for drugs used for anxiety and their reviews by people using them:
Let me see if I hear you right. Your doc won't increase Xanax because of your custody battle? That doesn't sound right at all. This is the time you need it. You know I'm not a doc and can't advice you. Wow!!! Then he needs to do his job and prescribe something that will calm you. He lacks human compassion, in my opinion, if he doesn't. Faith, hope and love, Anna aka: pickles503
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