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Well, for anxiety disorder if you are taking olanzapine which is an antipsychotic and betablockers ,then no wonder your anxiety has worsened many a fold . You see olanzapine is used in treating psychotic epsiodes in schizophrenia , bipolar disorder , psychotic depression , and is not used for anxiety disorders , except in case of Obsessive compulsive disorder , where it is given in addition to an anti depressant .
So, my honest advise to you is to come off olanzapine , as it is of no use , if you are having generalizd axiety , in place of it , you should start on a combination of 1 anti depressant such as either paxil cr or prozac or zoloft or effexor xr and 1 anti anxiety drug such as buspar or klonopin or ativan .
This combination of 1 anti depressant and 1anti anxiety drug will be able to control your anxiety and relieve your symptoms , and later on when you get the appointment , you shall start on CBT , along with continuing on these 2 drugs.
Also , you may discuss the use of betablocker with your doctor in your case , now that you will have the right drugs to fight against anxiety , but olanzapine for sure needs to be brought off.
So, kindly discuss this with your doctor and start on the above mentioned 2 drug regime, and i am quite sure that this will relieve your anxiety.
I hope this helps..
I wish you all the best..
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