Posted by misterd on June 11, 2008, at 20:35:49
In reply to Re: Anyone successful in managing their Social anx, posted by Lao Tzu on June 11, 2008, at 16:33:22
Lao Tzu, Thank you so much for all the great information. I am currently taking 1.5mg a day of klonopin and plan on tapering off. Cons of the drug are overtaking the pros. I have in the past used Prozac, however it turned on me after 1 year of working and seemed to create more anxiety. I also have recently tried lexapro, however could not tolerate a tiny dose of 1mg a day so had to stop after a few weeks. I am currently working with a psycholgist to ween me from klonopin and work on the Social Anxiety. I am not anti drugs, I just seem to have had more problems with them than benefits. I have been using either an ssri or a benzo for the last 10 years and would like to see what life is like med free. Don't get me wrong, if their was a magic pill that cured SA without side effects I would take it in a second. However I don't think this is going to happen anytime soon. So I'm going to concentrate on meditation, excercise, supplements and therepy. Hopefully it works! Just curious what medication are you taking that is helping with your SA? Have you tried inositol? Thank you again for all your suggestions and advice!!!