... Hello all! I've lurked around these boards for many years, and have finally made an account to participate and hopefully gain some support. I developed OCD when I was around ten years old and it was very bad for many years... bed time rituals, bathroom rituals, the whole nine yards. ... (9 replies)
... II, OCD, ADHD, and GAD. I take Lamictal, Topamax, Risperdal, Vyvanse and Luvox, with Xanax as a PRN med. I have been on a couple different SSRI's before for the OCD and had to be very careful introducing them because of the ADHD and bipolar medications. ... (5 replies)
... The last week and a half, the OCD is really taking off. It's not as bad as some of the stories I've read here, but it's driving everyone, including him, up the wall. ... (3 replies)
... I took Zoloft for over a year. It didn't seem to help at all.
I take Celexa now for an SSRI.
Risperdal is wonderful for the anxiety. (1 replies)
... Hello my name is Sean am new here and I thought I'd add my story in to see what you all thought. I have been diagnosed with OCD and definitely believe I have ROCD. ... (36 replies)
... Risperdal has been a real help for me, but it does cause weight gain. (6 replies)
... I've had almost the exact same thing. Fear of people poisoning me and other psychotic type but also sort of OCD fears. My doctor put me on risperdal along with my SSRI. ... (6 replies)
... the roles of dopamine and OCD aren't as well studied, but there does indeed seem to be a link. ... (6 replies)
... I also take Celexa too, and still struggle. But risperdal relieves the terrible anxiety that drives a lot of the thoughts and behaviors. Unfortunately, it also causes weight gain. But for me, it was worth it. ... (2 replies)
... before deciding one helped a little and didn't make me more depressed. But some have great success. Risperdal has relieved my anxiety, which is part of the process of performing the rituals. ... (3 replies)
... Does she communicate with you about herself? That is, would you know if something happened at school that triggered this?
Risperdal was a big relief to me with regards to anxiety. I don't think it took very long to work. I think it was within the first few days.
Is she getting therapy in addition to medication?
If she doesn't improve in ten days, maybe you should either... (2 replies)
... The Dr. has started her on 0.5 risperdal and fluvoxamine. Does anyone know how soon these meds begin to work in eliminating her symptoms? ... (2 replies)
... up on my medication. I will ask her if she can change one of my meds or something. I need some relief. I have the same OCD thoughts constantly, and it is driving me crazy. ... (8 replies)
... I know what you mean when you say your OCD is driving you crazy. Maybe your medication could be adjusted? ... (8 replies)
... I was on risperdal for a couple of months and I gained a lot of weight that's why my pdr changed it to abilify but I don't think it did anything good with my ocd but each person is different so I hope you'll find relief while taking this. ... (5 replies)
... I was on Risperdal for two months. I went off because I started getting sensitive to either it or the generic prozac. I might go back on. I was on just 0. ... (5 replies)
... I was just recently prescribed Risperdal for my OCD along with Cymbalta for my generalized anxiety disorder last week and I'm curious if anyone has taken it and if it has improved their OCD. ... (5 replies)
... Risperdal with Lexapro keeps my OCD down to a manageable level. ... (7 replies)
My meds also make me fatigued and apathetic. If the relief from anxiety didn't mean so much to me, I'd go off of the OCD and anti-depressant meds in a heartbeat. I'm on different meds: risperdal and lexapro plus others. Maybe those side effects go with the OCD/depression combination. (10 replies)
... I was on Zoloft for about a year and hated it. Lexapro seems to help when combined with Risperdal. (2 replies)