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Prozac success
Nov 12, 2005
... heyyyy everybody I was just wondering has anyone had any success off of prozac? ... (1 replies)
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)
... 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 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)
Has Prozac Helped?
Mar 17, 2005
... My son has had excellent success with 60 mg. of Prozac. ... (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)
... 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)
St. John's Wort?
Aug 31, 2003
... for at least 3 months before going on prozac. it helped slightly with my depression but honestly it didn't help my ocd at all. it is a very mild a.d. compared to prozac and if you are having success with prozac i wouldn't try changing, at least without talking to your dr. ... (2 replies)
... My son has taken Prozac now for 3 months and is not gaining weight like he DID on Zoloft. In fact, his gaining weight caused him to have some Anerexia type problems too. ... (19 replies)
... did NOT think those thoughts felt unbearable. And, of course, once you begin a thought....it just escalates into a creature with its own legs!! The fact that the Prozac helped so rapidly convinced me once and for all that my brain's "wiring" had needed an oil and lube job! LOL! ... (7 replies)
... Hope, Do I feel hopeless? Actually hopeless is a mild term for what my wife and I both felt when it first began. If it wasn't for our Faith in God and some help from Church I really do not know what would have happened. I myself, felt something around me totally out of control that I did not feel we could contain. At one point I feared the loss of my small business and... (98 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... I had no problem with Prozac regarding Libido but I also had no success. My only Libido problem came when I tried Anafranil. I also know that Prozac takes a few weeks to take effect, especially since you won't reach max. dosage for atleast that amount of time. Good luck. ... (6 replies)
St. John's Wort?
Aug 28, 2003
... Has anyone had any success in treating their OCD with St. John's Wort? ... (2 replies)
... ding it causes confusion in those who don't understand. Talk to your doctor about it.. And also talk about your meds with your doctor. My husband has had great success with Prozac with his OCD, but everyone is differant. He has tried others which like you, make him feel "disconnected". Prozac doesnt' do that.. ... (12 replies)
... I agree. These meds can work differently for everyone. But if you go by statistics as far as OCD Anafranil has a 67% success rate and Luvox has a 60% success rate. Those would be the two highest. But that does not mean that one of the lower would not be affective. Interesting how different evryone is :) (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 problems...in fact, it was going well to the point that i eventually stop taking the medicine. However thats when the problems started... (2 replies)




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