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Researching a Drug for Anxiety Attacks

One of the worst health conditions – Anxiety Disorder – has been one of the more difficult to treat absolutely with medication.   The reason for the challenge in regard to this ailment is that the effects of a panic attack are both physical and mental and there are extreme challenges in the development of a single drug that can have the desired results.  The primary reason for this is that the avenue in terms of categories of drug development that can produce results over a wide horizon of source areas in the human body have long been fraught with both risk and deviant side effects.

The pharmaceutical companies have largely given up on such drug research, especially in regard to a one-size fits all approach and this is certainly true for less than severe sufferers of an anxiety attack.  This does not mean that research hasn’t produced results in developing drugs that work.  However, the successes have largely resulted in the development of drugs for specific symptom areas in the body, rather than an all-encompassing medication that treats multiple symptoms.

It is for this reason that drug combination for severe sufferers of anxiety disorder is now the order of the day. Severe sufferers can only find meaningful relief by working closely with their physician(s) in selecting and experimenting with various combinations of drugs.

If you have been battling an anxiety disorder for some time without good results then you are probably a candidate for a drug solution.

The challenge then becomes the selection and researched verification that it/they are the right choice.  Just saying that makes it sound easy but it very definitely is not a simple process.  It is likely that your doctor(s) are facing the same dilemma in selecting even a starting point in regard to medication.  There are a number of drug strategies and many of them are not specifically intended for panic attacks but can work well in regard to specific symptoms.  It is the combination strategy and the direct match to your chemistry and general health condition that presents the challenge.

You should begin with a list of medications that have shown significant effects in this area.  Such a list is easily obtain through minimal research online.  Then you can begin the process of identifying which drug combinations are possible or suggested and then you can start to weed out those that have side effects that are in conflict with your overall health condition.  Omit the homeopathic and herbal categories as these are symptom-relievers only and not drugs that cure.