The BEST way to manage anxiety
is by learning how to
retrain the way you think and react. Learning how to cope
. As for medications being part of a treatment plan, they absolutely can be very beneficial, but there are considerations. If you're set on using a medication, you'd be better off trying an antidepressant, or asking to be switched to something like Klonopin, for the reasons listed above.
Xanax, when used as needed, for when anxiety spikes (here and there)....