May 16, 2019
is: What if You Can’t
Use An SSRI in GAD?
Here is a summary of this
first-line alternatives to SSRIs in GAD are SNRIs, buspirone,
hydroxyzine, pregabalin, and bupropion.
- Benzodiazepines are not recommended first-line
agents for GAD due to their prominent side effect
- Antipsychotics are not recommended as
augmenting agents in GAD due to their high risk of metabolic side
effects, negative effects on insulin