Many different types of medications are used in the treatment of anxiety disorders, including traditional anti-anxiety drugs such as benzodiazepines, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span>
newer options like antidepressants <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span>
These medications can
be very effective, but they shouldn’t be thought of as a cure. Anxiety medication can
provide temporary relief, but it doesn’t treat the underlying cause of the anxiety disorder. Once you
stop taking the drug, the anxiety symptoms often return in full force.