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    An_190548 posted:
    My boyfriend suffers from social anxiety. Is there a good otc med for anxiety?
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    Patricia Farrell, PhD responded:
    I never recommend any OTC product for anything because I'm not an M.D. and I also have concerns that any of these products may cause problems for you. I always believe in a conservative approach.
    If he has social anxiety, this is something that can be helped with cognitive therapy and it is also something that, if it is only sporadic, a physician may prescribe a medication that is often used for performance anxiety. These medications are not in the psychotropic area and are relatively benign, but that is for the physician to determine.


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