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  1. Luvox/Buspar/Xanax???
    ... So you think adding buspar to prozac would help combate aniexty/ panic attacks. Which I ... believe are all rooted from my ocd. Im on Prozac now but i was wondering if my psychiatrist would be...

  2. harming thoughts
    ... on several meds that haven't worked. Just started prozac this week. I know I am not psychotic but I still get...

  3. ocd w/panic
    ... on many ssri's though. about 9 months ago i was on prozac and it didnt do this to me....
    ... her monday I dont know what I want to do. Try the prozac again? It didnt give me this nervous/panic attack...
    ... Hi, I have this panic, too. IT was controlled on Prozac , though that made me jittery. I take Luvox and Xanax...

  4. Intrusive thoughts vs. depression/anxiety
    ... waiting for my meds to help this (its been a week on prozac now.) I could really use some feedback. These intrusive...
    ... work for me started to work fairly quickly. Maybe Prozac isn't the right one for you....

  5. zoloft now....
    ... felt kind of foggy some of the time. I ended up on Prozac , which worked well for me. Remember, every med works...
    ... Luvox And Love It. I Am Most Likely Changing Soon To Prozac To Get Pregnant And Stay On That. My Friend Has Ocd...
    ... interaction with xanax...maybe I should have stayed on Prozac ...i did that that last year. well i see her in 3 weeks...
    ... Pharmacy Said There Was No Interaction. Did You Like Prozac ?...
    ... Pharmacy Said There Was No Interaction. Did You Like Prozac ? i dont know my therapist just said it has some...

  6. child with ocd
    ... he is paralyzed by fears. He is on a small dose of prozac daily but that doesn't help much. The doctors increased ... the prozac at one time and that made him so paranoid. I just...

  7. Some Med advice
    ... I stopped taking it. A few years later I started Prozac . It was like a miracle. After about three weeks ... to a month on Prozac I woke up one morning and my obsessions and compusions ... from severe OCD since childhood). I took 40 mg of Prozac a day for 9 years and was about 95% symptom free ... of developing permanent ticks, I stopped taking the Prozac . Oddly enough I've been okay since then. I occasionally ... never have been able to do this before I took the prozac . Sometimes when I get depressed about whatever ... responds so well to drug therapy. For me though, Prozac was definitely the way to go. And I still feel that...
    ... [QUOTE=Liz1965;2959929]...I took 40 mg of Prozac a day for 9 years and was about 95% symptom free. ... of developing permanent ticks, I stopped taking the Prozac . Oddly enough I've been okay since then. I occasionally...
    ... a low dose of Anafranil (25 mgs) along with 40 mgs Prozac . The Anafranil has decreased my OCD symptoms by about...

  8. I'm pure O & only meds (not cog therapy) works, how about u?
    ... anxiety/depression. After realizing it was OCD i went on Prozac because I heard that was good for OCD. But Ive been...
    ... anxiety/depression. After realizing it was OCD i went on Prozac because I heard that was good for OCD. But Ive been ... helps you and others. Why did you stop taking Prozac ? Did it work?...
    ... helps you and others. Why did you stop taking Prozac ? Did it work? Thanks for the advice. I stopped ... the Prozac mainly because no longer had health insurance to go...
    ... Hi, I ws on Prozac for many years, and it helped my agoraphobia, but...

  9. Input on intrusive thoughts
    ... this really OCD or some other brain "snafu"? So far Prozac and Cymbalta have not given me any relief. Please...
    ... this really OCD or some other brain "snafu"? So far Prozac and Cymbalta have not given me any relief. Please...

  10. Why am i so scared i might harm someone when i know i never would?
    ... on several meds that haven't worked. Just started prozac this week. I know I am not psychotic but I still...

  11. OCD Medication
    ... For me for depression and OCD Prozac has been the one for me. Although every couple of ... switch to different medications because for some reason Prozac will stop working, so I need to take a break from ... it. I have read other people talk about prozac poop out or something like that. But anyhow Prozac ... for one doesn't always work for another. In between Prozac I have had luck with Effexor and Celexa. Best wishes...

  12. Cutting down my medication
    ... selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) antidepressant, prozac weekly, the time released prozac, 3x a week due to ... make a difference if I keep a structured schedule. Prozac Weekly helps my ocd symptoms better than prozac 'daily...

  13. I love stuff!.....is it OCD?
    ... the ocd and it helped me tremendously. I also take prozac weekly, the time released prozac which also helps...

  14. Prozac= problems!!!!!!!!!
    ... i have been taking prozac for years now and it never gave me GI problems. when...

  15. Anybody had luck with Celexa??
    ... of celexa to combat the OCD (I am on a low dose). Prozac worked for the OCD...really well in fact but I think ... there were other probs with the Prozac ! I am still trying to figure out which temporary...

  16. Zoloft side effect??
    ... strong side effects... Seems that Luvox, lexapro and prozac have the least. The worse is Paxil and anafranil...

  17. medication for Pure o and the side effects?
    ... drugs to choose from. Really all of the SSRI's, i.e. Prozac , Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, and Luvox. Another...
    ... drugs to choose from. Really all of the SSRI's, i.e. Prozac , Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, and Luvox. Another...

  18. Hello everyone
    ... depending on how long you've been on it. If the Prozac worked, why not go back to that? Good luck!...
    ... I am not going back to the prozac b/c it quit working. And my doctor is an idiot, as...

  19. It's Back!! Sorry so long.
    ... to worsen the older I got. I've been off and on Prozac the past 5 years. The Prozac seems to work for me ... . When I get off the Prozac the OCD always comes back. I've been off the Prozac ... past this and went back to my doctor and got back on Prozac . I have been on the Prozac about 3 weeks and for...

  20. Luvox and sleep
    ... sleep. But I have taken that for years, when I was on Prozac . I'd say get a sleep aid for now and see if the insomnia...
    ... sleep. But I have taken that for years, when I was on Prozac . I'd say get a sleep aid for now and see if the insomnia...

  21. Is there more of you with this same problem?
    ... crazy. I had this problem about 13 years ago and Prozac helped this to go away, but all of a sudden now about ... head and it wont go away. My doctor has increased my Prozac , but I don't think it's helping much, but maybe I...

  22. Advice regarding Meds/CBT
    ... just do it, and does it help? Right now I'm on 80 prozac and 5 abilify. Still no relief, and I'm really struggling...

  23. Changing Meds
    ... off, in which case it is hellish. I, too, was on Prozac for many years. It helped my agoraphobia, really...

  24. scary for a 9 year old
    ... and eveywhere. then the psychatrist had put him on prozac to help control all of it it worked for 2 mos. then...
    ... and eveywhere. then the psychatrist had put him on prozac to help control all of it it worked for 2 mos. then...

  25. how do u deal wit the horrible Pure O thoughts?
    ... im on fluoxitine ( prozac ) it helps iv got to go to therepy av u ever tried...

  26. SSRIs and Pure O
    ... grandfather do wonderfully on it for their depression) and Prozac . All the SSRI's did for me was make me tired. I guess...

  27. are there any OCD medications that DON'T cause weight gain?
    ... medications that don't cause weight gain? I use Prozac ...

  28. changing paxil
    ... took Paxil for a little while years ago and went to Prozac . I found withdrawal from Paxil very difficult, and ... , as I remember, I couldn't start the Prozac until I'd been clean of Paxil for a week or so. I...

  29. Zoloft?
    ... d personally recommend. I was also on Lexapro and Prozac throughout the years. I'm a pure obsessional, so that...

  30. Fear of getting sick
    ... not alone with this. I am actually taking 20mg of Prozac and as soon as I go back to the University full time...

  31. trichotillomania questions
    ... antidepressants trying to find the right one. I am starting Prozac to help deal with the anxiety. But I am wondering...

  32. does this mean i have it????
    ... house i suppose. the thing is, since ive been on prozac the thoughts of gory images have almost gone, and...

  33. Any Of You Obsess About What Causes Anxiety?
    ... sychiatric lexicon. I was told it was chemical. Did CBT and Prozac . For 17 years the Prozac was fantastic. Long periods ... way up to 80 mgs a day. Made my anxiety levels soar. Prozac Poop Out. Switched to Lexapro three months ago. It ... SSRIs. I went years with success on only 20 mgs of Prozac . Higher dosages don't seem to agree with me. However...
    ... so I always look for them. When you were on the Prozac did it take you thoughts away completely? Or did it...
    ... in my own fashion ,for all of this time. OTOH, the Prozac was so effective I could go weeks or months virtually ... continue the quest for the proper SSRI to replace the Prozac . 17 years of virtual OCD bliss is hard to set aide...

  34. Anafranil
    ... to be free from meaningless obsessions. I also take Prozac and Ativan (as needed), and made sure to ask my doctor...
    ... and put on all sorts of over medications including prozac , some made me feel sucidal, some made me be sick all...
    ... to be free from meaningless obsessions. I also take Prozac and Ativan (as needed), and made sure to ask my doctor...

  35. Introduction and Peeing OCD... sorry if this is long!
    ... of anxiety. I finally sought help... and was put on Prozac for OCD, Risperdal for initial anxiety, and Xanax...

  36. Living through it once was Hell. Why do I have to relive it agian and agin.
    ... for times when I really can't sleep. New meds: Prozac 30mg per day Tradadone 100mg at night Xanax 0.5mg ... of drugs, and how it works for them. I think the prozac and xanax is good. But that lamictal just makes me...

  37. WHAT IS THE BEST MEDICATION FOR PURE O? Does CBT work?
    ... but Paxil had the best results for me (I had tried Prozac , Anafranil, Sinnequan and Luvox). CBT also helped...

  38. A few questions
    ... medication as well. 1. If anyone has ever been on Prozac , did they experience any unpleasant side effects?...
    ... FONT="Comic Sans MS"] 1. If anyone has ever been on Prozac , did they experience any unpleasant side effects? ... [/FONT] Clarity- I have never been on Prozac , but I'm sure that there are people that have responded...

  39. For Irishmom....
    ... Thanks for checking on me. The dr changed my med to prozac . I still didn't take it. I was wrong to do it, but ... I don't want to relapse. Now the test is see how prozac does. I was so HAPPY to see your post where you...

  40. Having a horrible day already!
    ... for me, I was sooooo enthusiastic about being on Prozac that for quite a while I started feeling really guilty...

  41. being switched from lexapro to zoloft
    ... Once again, I became tired, so then I switched to Prozac . I went off the Prozac in May. I'm not currently taking...

  42. What medication????
    ... disorder(s)... so it's something along the lines of Prozac , Zoloft, Paxil, etc. There are quite a lot (about...

  43. Just need to talk to people who "get it"
    ... Thats how I feel today. I am on meds.....40 mg of prozac ....which really helped me for about a year and a half...
    ... okay. Question about the meds.....I was on 20 mg of prozac so I have been taking 2 of those pills everynight...

  44. Children with OCD - HELP!
    ... t touch certain things, etc., etc., etc. He was on Prozac for a year, but began taking Lexapro instead this...
    ... years (Zoloft, then Lexapro, then Zoloft again, then Prozac ), I am not currently on a medication for my OCD. I ... stopped the Prozac in May because it, like all of the other SSRI's, didn...

  45. OCD and weight problems question.
    ... problem is, I know my Doctor would like to put me on Prozac or something similar. But my family has a history ... and my fiancee. I was thinking about trying a prozac at a lower dosage 10mg (I know higher is recommended...
    ... common with about all psychoactive meds, whether its Prozac , Zoloft, Paxil, etc. While they do differ, they are ... I would just say monitor how you are doing on prozac . If you dont like what the side effects are doing...

  46. just venting...
    ... me. In the past I've taken zoloft (gained weight), prozac (yuck), klonopin (didn't work), elavil (really liked...

  47. OCD and life insurance
    ... be on my medical records and once i was prescribed prozac which i did not take and returned the prescription ... doctors and a note was made on my records that the prozac was not used. Do you think OCD would be classed as...

  48. Health of my 14 month old son
    ... this way?!?! I was just started on a 5th of 20 ML of prozac with a very gradual increase weekly, so I know this...

  49. this one is for gastby
    ... and I'm not currently in therapy. I stopped taking Prozac this spring because all the SSRI's did was make me...

  50. Obsessing over thinking that I said something rude or that someone is mad at me..
    ... antidepressant are you on? I am on a very low dose of prozac . I am tired allllll day. I just go teach my class...

  51. Can this be OCD?
    ... and tired of living like this. I am currently on Prozac . Very low dose. I get terribly depressed and feel...
    ... Have you talked to the doctor who prescribed your prozac ? Told him/her what's been going on?...
    ... suggest asking your doctor to boost up you dosage of the Prozac . If you're still feeling depressed, and your doctor...
    ... suggest asking your doctor to boost up you dosage of the Prozac . If you're still feeling depressed, and your doctor ... I have never heard of that before. I thought Prozac would solve my depression problems, so when it didn...
    ... have to be very careful in the use of an SSRI like Prozac . SSRI's alone are notorious for sparking (hypo)manic...
    ... have to be very careful in the use of an SSRI like Prozac . [FONT="Comic Sans MS"][SIZE="3"][COLOR="Red"]My mother...

  52. well i am back... problems again.. please tell me i am not nuts
    ... soon as I wake up until i go to sleep. My Dr gave me prozac , didnt help. now I am pregnant and can't take anything...

  53. Is anyone afraid of driving or hitting someone?
    ... What else can I do to find out if I hit her? I have Prozac that for some reason I have stopped taking, seems...

  54. Who can diagnose you?
    ... effectively treating OCD. They are Anafranil, Luvox, Prozac and Zoloft. I have tried all of them except Zoloft...

  55. question about YBOC scoring
    ... worse. I've been on Zoloft, Lexapro, Zoloft again, and Prozac , in that order. I'm not on an SSRI right now because...
    ... moderate-to-severe" OCD who had scores between 23 and 26. Prozac took scores of 22 to 26 as "moderate-to severe", and...

  56. Have tortured myself--scrupulosity & OCD/anxiety for years now
    ... My meds aren't helping, either, but I just began Prozac (and am tapering off Effexor XR) on Saturday. ...
    ... have become more severe lately because of starting Prozac , and may settle down after a bit. But I can assure...

  57. Prozac for OCD and anxiety
    ... I've taken Zoloft, Lexapro, Zoloft again, and then Prozac for my OCD. None of them really did anything. Lexapro ... for my panic attacks). I switched from the Zoloft to Prozac in November, the same time I started taking Lamictal ... obsessions, but only this past month or so. I was off the Prozac for a couple months prior to the obsessional increase ... attacks get too hard to handle.) I truly hope that the Prozac works for you. I have a feeling that you have a much ... Effexor is approved for use in the treatment of OCD; Prozac was the first SSRI found to have anti-OCD effects...

  58. Brain patterns in OCD?
    ... Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors), such as Zoloft and Prozac , are often used to treat OCD. Low serotonin may be...

  59. long message, but please respond.....
    ... which took YBOC 23-25 as moderate-to-severe OCD, and Prozac which took YBOC 22-26 as moderate-to-severe. I don...
    ... years I was on Zoloft, Lexapro, Zoloft again, and then Prozac this fall, which I stopped a few months ago. I've ... more, but it wouldn't really matter if I was on the Prozac or not. It may have quieted the obsessions somewhat...

  60. A lot of questions
    ... However, it's been about 10 years that I've been taking prozac then paxil. My doc said I may have to take it indefinitely...

  61. Prozac and OCD
    ... Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors), of which Prozac is one, have been clinically proven to diminish obsessions ... and compulsions, but in no way is it a cure. I took Prozac (and Zoloft and Lexapro at different times) starting ... much. What you'll probably notice while taking the Prozac is that you still count or have obsessions, but they ... a little more, a couple months after I stopped the Prozac , but it's nothing major. Those few obsessions were ... all that the Prozac did for me, in my opinion, and I'm still in my waning ... past September-November. I highly doubt that 20 mg of Prozac will be enough to see a reaction, though. Your psychiatrist ... you're trying it at all. You may find that both the Prozac and the Xanax don't work, and that's okay, too. There...

  62. Glad to know I have company
    ... taper". Are you still taking the zoloft? I was put on Prozac during my second pregnancy to try to keep my depression ... and anxiety a little at bay. Prozac didn't work that much for me anymore, since I was...

  63. Lexpro vs. Prozac
    ... I've taken both Lexapro and Prozac (and Zoloft) for my OCD. Lexapro absolutely sucked ... just felt so anxious all of the time. I just stopped Prozac awhile back because it wasn't really doing anything ... Lexapro is used for OCD because it, too, is an SSRI like Prozac , but I don't actually know if it's been clinically ... the FDA that it helps obsessions and compulsions; Prozac has. As for the sexual side effects, I can't help...
    ... another negative to read. Looks like I am stuck on prozac . I hope I get actual feedback here from users....

  64. OCD .. is this true?
    ... time. You may find that low dosages of luvox or prozac will greatly help you in this matter. I would maybe...

  65. Anyone Else?
    ... have OCD but I can live a normal life now. I tried prozac and zoloft but they made me worse. Different drugs...

  66. Obsessive shopping & a little about me & my OCD!
    ... 12. My test came back as Mild OCD. I have been on Prozac , Paxil, Zoloft, Elevil, Effexor XR, Wellbutrin XL...

  67. Medication Vs. Behavioral Therapy... Which would be best??
    ... definitely needed something), Lexapro (horrible...), and Prozac , which I just finished weaning off of today. Now,...
    ... asleep right now, and it's only 8:30. Unfortunately, Prozac , Klonopin, and Lamictal all cause drowsiness, and ... even though I stopped the Prozac and only take the Klonopin sparingly, I'll still probably...

  68. wellbutrin or anafranil and pregnant! HELP!
    ... as anafranil. In the past I have tried paxil and prozac (prozac did nothing for me, and the paxil got rid...

  69. OCD thoughts, how do you manage them?
    ... thoughts out of my head. I'm supposed to be on Prozac ; however, I haven't been taking it. My doctor prescribed ... but I have yet to do so. However, I have heard that Prozac isn't that effective against OCD....

  70. what to take for ocd and anxiety?
    ... My OCD was helped with Zoloft for awhile. I'm on Prozac now, but I'm weaning off of it (will be off it in...
    ... I've tried, Dothiepin, Effexor, Prozac , Celexa, Anafranil and now Sertraline. Sertraline...

  71. gatsbyluvr how was the CBT yesterday?
    ... more times, bi-weekly. Oh, and I'm going to go off Prozac because it may be contributing to my still constant ... Who knows? I'm a little worried that going off the Prozac will induce my obsessions again, but I really don...
    ... moving target"! :D That's so funny! I'm going off Prozac because I don't think it's helping me, and why be...
    ... thinkers!!! How are you doing with coming off the Prozac ? Right now I just started Celexa about 2.5 weeks ... pregnant (someday...) then he would rather see me on Prozac b/c there has been a lot more research on it. How ... you do with side effects when you first started the Prozac ? I know you mentioned it made you sleepy. I tend...

  72. Petrified of blood and hitting someone in my car! Help!!!
    ... of my life for about 2 yrs now. I started taking Prozac (20mg) about a year and a few months ago. I stopped...

  73. am i ocd?
    ... to know if i sound ocd to you guys. i used to take prozac for it but i stopped a few weeks ago and nothing has...

  74. I’m new to this forum and wanted to introduce myself
    ... obsessed with germs and is a compulsive washer. He is on Prozac and sees his therapist weekly. He is much improved...

  75. PLZ HELP!!! How to talk to husband about his OCD?
    ... mostly because of his diagnosis. At the time, he was on Prozac , Klonopin, and Seroquel. He had always felt that the...