I have severe anxiety issues and have been taking a benodiazapine for many years to control it. it has never been very effective but i struggled through. recently my anxiety has become intolerable so i spoke to my psychiatrist about it and he put me on an ADHD med called Intuniv. I have to take a high dose but find it to be very helpful with my anxiety issues. He has not come right out and said i have ADHD but i certainly fit the criteria as far as symptoms go. I was not diagnosed as a child but it is possible i suppose. I have always been a high achiever but always feel overwhelmed and anxious about every situation I am in. I also have Bi Polar II and my symptoms could be related to that according to things i have read on here. My personal belief is that anxiety and ADHD go hand in hand. The intuniv i am currently taking seems to be losing its effectivness already and i have only been on it for a month. I don't know what i will do when this medication stops working. that is the problem with these meds, their effectivness is short lived in my experiences thus far.View Thread
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