I was diagnosed with GAD and have been having panic attacks since a few months ago. As a result of the consistent panic and anxiety, I've been finding it very hard to fall asleep/stay asleep, and I've developed a phobia of going to sleep and trying to sleep. Every day I am worried about sleeping and every night my anxiety peaks. My doc put me on some antihistamines (atarax) to make me drowsy and I've been taking 3x25mg each night. Atarax doesn't take the anxiety away so I've been adding 0.25mg of Xanax to it, but it doesn't seem to give me the calming and relieving effect it's supposed to? As far as I remember, 0.25mg hasn't made me feel that much different. Am I taking too little to feel any effect? Or should I take a different benzo?