Below is a list of medications commonly prescribed for the treatment or control of social anxiety disorder. Let us know if you have any comments on any of these meds.
|Brand Name||Generic Name||Drug Class||Common Side Effects|
Excitement, dizziness, nausea, headache, lightheadedness, and nervousness.
|Paxil||Paroxetine||SSRI||Nausea, diarrhea, constipation, decreased appetite, sleepiness, dizziness, yawning, sweating, abnormal vision, and sexual side effects.|
|Lexapro||Escitalopram Oxalate||SSRI||Nausea, insomnia, problems with ejaculation, increased sweating, fatigue, and decreased libido.|
|Zoloft||Sertraline||SSRI||Upset stomach, having trouble sleeping, diarrhea, dry mouth, sexual side effects, feeling unusually sleepy or tired, tremor, indigestion, increase of sweating, feeling agitated, and decreased appetite.|
|Xanax||Alprazolam||Benzodiazepine||** Sleepiness, susceptibility, vibration, state of unconsciousness, coma, problem in inhalation; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips or mouth.|
Dizziness, nausua, abnormal ejaculation, dry mouth, sweating, abnormal vision, gas, trouble sleeping, constipation, confusion, gas, and sleepiness.
|Adapin||Doxepin||Tricyclic Antidepressants||Dry mouth,drowsiness, and blurred vision.|
NOTE: ** denotes symptoms associated with an overdose.