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Will Viibryd help anxiety.Thanks

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Hello,will Viibryd help anxiety.Thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Z replied 1 year ago.

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Hello and thank you for using JustAnswer. Viibryd official use by the FDA is for only treating Major Depressive Disorder, but studies have shown that it can also lessen anxiety. This is common with new medications as new research shows extended use of a psychotropic medication beyond it's original purpose. So as of right now, yes Viibryd has the potential to lessen anxiety, but you will probably not see those benefits for a few weeks as it takes time for the Viibryd to circulate in the system.

Expert:  Dr. Z replied 1 year ago.

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