Question: What medication is best for agoraphobia?

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) An SSRI called sertraline is usually recommended for people with agoraphobia.

What helps agoraphobia?

Antidepressants. Certain antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as fluoxetine (Prozac) and sertraline (Zoloft), are used for the treatment of panic disorder with agoraphobia. Other types of antidepressants may also effectively treat agoraphobia.

Does Ativan help with agoraphobia?

For people who live with agoraphobia, PRN (or “as-needed”) medications like Ativan can be an incredible resource. They can reduce the feelings of panic that make you fear certain situations and environments and help you experience everything that your disorder has previously made you miss out on.

Does Xanax treat agoraphobia?

Primarily used for the treatment of panic disorder (with or without agoraphobia), Xanax is also used in the treatment of other anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety disorder.

Is 1mg of lorazepam a lot?

The usual dose for: anxiety – 1mg to 4mg each day; your doctor will tell you how often you need to take it. sleep problems – 1mg to 2mg before bedtime (lorazepam will start to work in around 20 to 30 minutes)

Can you take lorazepam only when needed?

Lorazepam may be taken every day at regular times or on an as needed (“PRN”) basis. Typically, your healthcare provider will limit the number of doses you should take in one day.

Is it OK to take lorazepam daily?

Lorazepam may be taken every day at regular times or on an as needed (“PRN”) basis. Typically, your healthcare provider will limit the number of doses you should take in one day. Your health care provider will determine the dose and method of taking the medication that is right for you based upon your response.

When should you not take lorazepam?

severe liver disease. sleep apnea. pregnancy. impaired brain function due to liver disease.

What can you not mix with lorazepam?

What Other Medications May Interact With Lorazepam?Antihistamines such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl®)Narcotic pain medication such as morphine, oxycodone (OxyContin®), and hydrocodone (Vicodin® and Lortab®)Opioid cough medications such as codeine cough syrup.Sleeping medications such as zolpidem (Ambien®)

Is it OK to take lorazepam every day?

Lorazepam may be taken every day at regular times or on an as needed (“PRN”) basis. Typically, your healthcare provider will limit the number of doses you should take in one day.

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