What is Panic Disorder?

Panic disorder is a disorder that involves a repetition of anxiety attacks. Symptoms of panic disorder include uncontrollable fear, sweating, nausea, numbing, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, and shaking.

Treatment for panic disorder includes a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and medication. Common drug classes prescribed are benzodiazepines and SNRIs.

Savings Tips for Panic Disorder

  • Paxil vs Pexeva: Which Paroxetine Antidepressant Is Better?

    March 08, 2016

    You or someone you know may suffer from anxiety, depression, or both. Anxiety and depression can be extremely debilitating with potential for negatively impacting a person’s daily life, but there are treatments that can help, including therapy and SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) medications like Paxil (paroxetine hydrochloride) and Pexeva (paroxetine mesylate).

    What are Paxil and Pexeva prescribed to treat?
    Pexeva is used to treat generalize anxiety disorder (GAD), major depressive disorder (MDD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and panic disorder (PD). See More

  • Xanax or Ativan: Which Is Better for Anxiety?

    May 07, 2014

    Benzodiazepines (BZDs) are one of the most commonly taken psychotropic drugs, often used for anxiety. Prolonged use of BZDs is a widespread phenomenon in medical practice yet it may surprise you to know that these medications are really only meant to be used short-term. Both alprazolam (Xanax) and lorazepam (Ativan) are considered short-acting BZDs and when used for the right reasons are quite effective. See More

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Popular Panic Disorder Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Benzodiazepines 7 See Prices
Benzodiazepines 7 See Prices
SSRIs 9 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Panic Disorder Drug Classes

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