Benzodiazepines can be said as the most popular anti anxiety medications as it has a very quick reaction. There are some drugs that are in the type of Benzodiazepines. They are alprazolam (Xanax), clonazepam (Klonopin), diazepam (Valium), lorazepam (Ativan), oxazepam (Serax) and chlordiazepoxide (Librium). Sure, as these drugs for anxiety have very quick reaction, you need to know so well about side effects. These drugs can be said as most effective but also most problematic. You should ask your doctor before taking those medicines. Xanax can be said as the most popular choice.
Next of the most popular anti anxiety medications is called with tricyclic antidepressants. The drugs that are in this type of medication are clomipramine (Anafranil), doxepin (Sinequan or Adapin), amitriptyline (Elavil), nortriptyline (Pamelor or Aventyl), desipramine (Pertofrane, Norpramin and others), and imipramine (Tofranil). These anti anxiety drugs are also very popular that are available in the market. But sure, it is considered as a long term treatment that many doctors favor the anxiety sufferers to take these medications. If you ask a doctor for a long term anxiety treatment you may have those drugs.
The most popular anti anxiety medications that are considered new is called with beta blockers. Beta blockers have two popular options. They are atenolol (Tenormin), propranolol (Inderal). There are also other types of anxiety drugs called with trazodone (Desyrel). Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) are also popular options of anti anxiety medications. Phenelzine (Nardil) and tranylcypromine (Parnate) are the popular type of MAOIs. Ask your health specialists to know the side effects of these drugs before taking.
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) are the next most popular anti anxiety medications available in the market. There are some drugs considered as SSRIs. They are citalopram (Celexa), escitalopram oxalate (Lexapro), paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline (Zoloft), fluvoxamine (Luvox) and fluoxetine (Prozac). These drugs are effective in reducing the symptoms of anxiety. Your doctor or health specialist may give you an advice to take one of those drugs. Sure, with the right dose of consumption to avoid more effects.
Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs) are also said as the most popular anti anxiety medications. Duloxetine (Cymbalta), venlafaxine XR (Effexor XR), venlafaxine (Effexor) are drugs with SNRIs type. These drugs are also effective. Next of the popular medication is called with Anticonvulsants. There are three drugs that are popular here. They are Gabapentin (Neurontin), Pregabalin (Lyrica) and Valproate (Depakote).
There is also the best anti anxiety medication where it is also the most popular choice. It is called with Mild Tranquilizer. BuSpar or Buspirone is the drug that is said as the most popular anti anxiety medications among others. It is a long term treatment that gives a very low side effect for the anxiety sufferer. It is also good for older people. Comparing with other medical treatments or drugs, BuSpar is said as the best one. You can read the reviews of this drug. Your doctor may give you this drug. BuSpar is just like the opposite of Benzodiazepines that are said as quickest but most problematic.