Doctor, for the past one year, I have increased worries about my health. If a dog is near me, I need to check my legs for bite marks, a gust of air on my shoulder makes me feel like there was a bat, anything stinging makes me look for rats around me. This has brought my life to an absolute standstill. I fear moving out of my house, not because I fear that some animal might bite me, but because I feel that if it bites me, I'll fail to take the appropriate treatment.
My physician prescribed me Lonazep and D Veniz, once daily for 10 days. I did not take it as I fear the severe side effects these medicines might have. What would you recommend me to do?
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The medications are good for anxiety, not bad ones. But based on what you say, I guess medicine which acts on both obsessive thoughts and anxiety will be better. Anyway the choice is yours. No harm taking medicne to cure oneself. All the best.
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