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Prozac success
Nov 13, 2005
... hey - yes I take 40 mg of prozac - started at 20 and worked my way up to 40. I have mainly pure obsessional ocd, but it has helped a LOT. obviously the underlying stuff is still there but i just don't dwell on intrusive thoughts nearly as much as i used to, and i can sort of separate myself from my problems and think about them more rationally...hope I helped. =) (1 replies)
Prozac success
Nov 12, 2005
... heyyyy everybody I was just wondering has anyone had any success off of prozac? ... (1 replies)
... I've taken Zoloft, Lexapro, Zoloft again, and then Prozac for my OCD. None of them really did anything. Lexapro actually made my anxiety worse. All three of them made me extemely tired. ... (1 replies)

... mg and then increase the Prozac to 20mg. ... (1 replies)
Has Prozac Helped?
Mar 17, 2005
... My son has had excellent success with 60 mg. of Prozac. ... (4 replies)
Has Prozac Helped?
Mar 14, 2005
... I have been taking prozac for my OCD for about six weeks, and recently I've started to feel the effects. However, they aren't very desireable. ... (4 replies)
... hmmmm well ive had no success with prozac so i cant really comment on the effects u could have with it but i had to double my med!! so i went from 20 to 40 mg of celexa with NO side effects at all!! ... (3 replies)
OCD Meds Help
Jul 22, 2013
... Hello, First time posting on this site...but anyways for the better part of the last eight years, my OCD/Anxiety has been ruining my life. I first started off with zoloft eight years ago and for the next six years i took it without any fact, it was going well to the point that i eventually stop taking the medicine. However thats when the problems started... (2 replies)
... I have had success on both Prozac when I was younger and Citalopram/Celexa in recent years. Unfortunately as you have experienced not all drugs work for all people. Some things to keep in mind, it can take awhile for the drugs to really show a difference, so hopefully your doctor is giving you sufficient opportunity to start feeling the effects. Another thing is that... (1 replies)
... I'm new here and don't know how to navigate through this site very well. I'm hoping someone can help me. I'm a mother whose daughter refuses to seek help and is face picking. I can't get her to stop. Is there something I should be saying to her or something I shouldn't be saying to her to get her to stop. She is developing permanent scars from this. I have been to a... (0 replies)
... i had a psychotic episode when i was 16 (am now 23). I stayed in a mental hospice for a month. I was put on olanzapine while in the hospice and when out of the hospice the dosage was slowly reduced untill i finally came off the olanzapine after having been on it for about a year. while i was on olanzapine i put on 3 and a half stone! i'm currently a stone and a half over... (1 replies)
... I agree. I tried several SSRIs (including Prozac) 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. It's worth a try. (3 replies)
... you may want to think about switching to Luvox or Prozac. Those two have a very high rate of success with OCD sufferers. ... (9 replies)
... Ds for years and don't have a loss of efficacy. While I'm struggling with that right now, I've had 8 years of success with the one I'm on right now. Again, people's mileage varies on this. ... (5 replies)
... I'm quickly running out of medications to take. I've been on Risperdal, Effexor, Zoloft, Aropax, Epilem, Anafranil, Lithium, Zyprexa, Prozac and Lamictal. ... (8 replies)
... depression. After realizing it was OCD i went on Prozac because I heard that was good for OCD. But Ive been off it for 6 months now. ... (5 replies)
... s told it was OCD. Remember in the 70's I don't know if the term was in the psychiatric lexicon. I was told it was chemical. Did CBT and Prozac. For 17 years the Prozac was fantastic. Long periods of symptom free living. Then this past May it pooped out. Increased dosage all the way up to 80 mgs a day. ... (6 replies)
... logy to learn more about my disorder and how to cope with it. There are around four drugs that are used in effectively treating OCD. They are Anafranil, Luvox, Prozac and Zoloft. I have tried all of them except Zoloft and they all seem to achieve for me the same success rate. ... (2 replies)
... Most cases of OCD are best treated with a combination of BOTH medication and CBT, but everyone's different; some only use meds and some only use CBT. Anyway, it really depends on what type of OCD you have. CBT works wonders for contamination OCD and checkers. However, if you're a pure obsessional like me, and only have mental compulsions, CBT isn't very beneficial... It didn't... (5 replies)
... Hi, I take 100mg wellbutrin once a day, for obsessive thoughts and general anxiety disorder. I've had great success. Now I seem to be slipping. My doc has asked what I would prefer to do, go up to a higher amount of wellbutrin, or switch to a tricyclic such as anafranil. In the past I have tried paxil and prozac (prozac did nothing for me, and the paxil got rid of my... (0 replies)

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