First off Big Hugs!! Secondly, please do not go to the ER for this. If things get bad, please find an urgent appointment clinic instead. I just read an article yesterday that because so many people are using the ER for non emergency things, people that would normally be considered a true emergency are having to wait an average of 28 minutes for treatment. That 28 minutes could mean life or death. And I do not believe a panic attack or anxiety is a true emergency. JMHO
I know you are afraid of the new medicine, but if you don't try it you will never know if this will be the trick to help your a/p or not. Do you have any fast acting meds like Xanax, Klonopin or anything like that you might take in the meantime? I know its easier said than done, but please try to stop the what if thinking and kick the stinkin thinking to the curb.
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease and Anxiety/Panic Forum
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, and Calcium and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission.
*Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*