What Should I Be Aware of Before I Start Taking Anti-Anxiety Medication? (0:58)
Before you start taking anti-anxiety medication, you should have a thorough work-up with your doctor, so you know all the risks and benefits. In this video, psychiatrist Sue Varma, MD, explains some of the risks and side effects of taking these meds.
Sudeepta Varma, MD, is a board certified psychiatrist at the NYU Langone Medical Center. She was also the founding medical director and attending psychiatrist to a prestigious mental health program at NYU Langone.