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Panic disorder, anxiety

Diagnosed with panic disorder 7 yrs ago. On parocen cr 12.5mg twice and lonacen .25mg twice/sometimes once or maybe more than 2 during bad days. It seems general anxiety disorder has also crept in. Have been a moderate marijuana smoker for the past 20 yrs. Sometimes it helps and at times makes it worse. Need to change meds. Pls advise.
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Dr. Sachin Arora Delhi | Psychiatrist
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Paroxetine 25 mg per day is good enough an adult dose to show response...

For how long have you been taking it?? Is it no response... or some response..

if no response we change drug...

if some response we augment..

Basically paroxetine has also shown good response in literature in GAD(generalised anxiety) and panic both...

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Get psychotherapy sessions.
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Marijuana withdrawal increases anxiety.
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