Benzodiazepines for Panic Disorder
Why It Is Used
Benzodiazepines may be used to treat panic disorder if:
- Antidepressants are not effective or their side effects are not well tolerated.
- Medicine is needed for immediate relief of severe symptoms of panic disorder, anxiety about having a panic attack, or agoraphobia.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: September 7, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
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