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Are prescription medications available for panic disorder?

There are several prescription medications available to lessen and control the symptoms of panic disorder. Your doctor may prescribe medications such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), benzodiazepines, or tricyclic antidepressants. These medications can help improve symptoms.

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