Problems getting meds

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Hateanxiety
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   Posted 8/22/2017 6:01 PM (GMT -7)   
I am sorry if I am posting to much here but it really seems to help hearing from others that understand my struggles I have been diagnosed with OCD Anxiety attacks and Panic attacks from age 21 and am now 46 for years i have been on 200mg of zoloft and for the most part has made things manageable but every now and then I will have an issue in life and spike my OCD to the point I can only dwell on an issue raising my anxiety normally I can go to doctor get some ativan which helps me get back to a comfortable balance I tried to do this time but now with all the regulations the government has put on meds and physicians my doctor is refusing to help and because I was being maintained with zoloft my regular doctor has been taking care of so i have not been to a psychiatrist in years and now to see one i must wait til mid November I am really at a loss here any advice appreciated

Scaredy Cat
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   Posted 8/22/2017 6:10 PM (GMT -7)   
H.A.,

You can ask.your doctor about Hydroxyzine as an alternative to a benzo. This is a prescription strength antihistamine, taken off label, that has proven effective in relieving panic/acute anxiety episodes.

Please don't apologize, and just post as needed....that's why we are here!

S.C.
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"Courage is not the abscence of fear, it is feeling afraid and doing it anyway!"

"Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles...it empties today of its strength."
Corrie Ten Boom

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Hateanxiety
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   Posted 8/22/2017 6:11 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks
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