This category is for medications used to treat anxiety (including panic), stress, agitation, and sometimes insomnia. The principal group of drugs used for this purpose are sedatives in the benzodiazepine group. SSRIs also are prescribed for treatment of anxiety.

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Anxiety Medication Guidelines
A self-help site that offers insight on the major categories of medications for anxiety. The site includes suggestions on how to deal with side effects and how to effectively communicate with doctors.
Benzodiazepine Toxicity
Facts and figures on benzodiazepine overdose, toxicity, and antagonism. Article by Robin Mantooth, MD.
Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Support
Support forum and information for those wishing to safely withdraw from this class of tranquilizers.
Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Syndrome
A personal story about Valium and the rebound effects upon discontinuation of benzodiadepines. Site also includes symptom lists and contact information.
Is Valium a Real Addiction?
A short article on the issues surrounding Valium and benzodiazepine use and addiction. Offers a FAQ section and new questions.
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