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  1. My ocd!!!
    ... may benefit with low doses of SSRI's . Try 20 mg of prozac or 50-100 mg of luvox can help you alot. I would avoid...

  2. repetitive sounds
    ... helps the problem. I would start out with Luvox or Prozac . For Behavoral therapy, the next time you feel...

  3. Fear of hitting a person with my car
    ... recenty I stopped taking my meds. I was taking 20 mg of Prozac for about a year and I decided to stop because I felt...
    ... problems but not related to car. Get back on your prozac even 20 mg a day will help alot. You may want to get...

  4. meds and night sweating
    ... was because I am an ex-heroin addict, but I do take prozac for OCD so I wonder if that has something to do with...

  5. My girlfriends past - OCD?
    ... different person now but she is heavily medicated (taking prozac and levoxyl) and I don't know why I can't look past...

  6. wellbutrin with SSRI to help sexual problems
    ... did you combine. Thanks. I just lowerd my prozac dose down to 40 mg. to help with sexual problems but...

  7. Luvox for Obsessive Thoughts
    ... the same obsessive thoughts as me! Well i take 80 of prozac and it seems to help me fight back tobessive thoughts...
    ... about weight gain please talk to your doctor about prozac it is tested and approved for OCD as well and u wont ... paxil and i kept gaining weight he switched me to prozac and i lost it!...

  8. OCD and Zoloft, should I try something else...Please help!
    ... Prozac works very well and wellbutrin.....thats all i know...
    ... I used Prozac with good results ........

  9. Rate your OCD meds here:
    ... tried a few - Prothiaden, Effexor, Fluoxetine (aka Prozac ), Citalopram, and now Lustral (aka Zoloft). Prothiaden ... really well, but I couldn't tolerate the side effects. Prozac also worked quite well for the depression, but not...
    ... Prozac was an absolut miracle for my ocd, I was 90% symptom...

  10. Can anyone relate?
    ... head game interfere with my life......I have taken prozac before, which gave me some sexual side effects, I...

  11. obsession with men and relationships
    ... echnically diagnosed for OCD by my psychiatrist and I am on prozac , but this is strictly for ruminating thoughts, no...

  12. The way I feel....
    ... I take Luvox and Effexor. Tried: Prozac : allergic to it Zoloft: caused extreme anxiety ...

  13. prozac success
    ... hey - yes I take 40 mg of prozac - started at 20 and worked my way up to 40. I have...

  14. Its out of control!
    ... friend you can talk to an antidepressant med such as prozac often helps but you are probably too young for it...

  15. OCD is a physiological disorder
    ... pure obsessions, most likely, forever, but with my Prozac , Klonopin, and CBT, hopefully, I won't become incapactiated ... mostly Zoloft, then Lexapro, then Zoloft again, and now Prozac ), and yes, the intensity and frequency of my obsessions...
    ... I have been on Prozac 40mg. daily and Welbutrin CR 150 mg. daily. MY DX...

  16. Effexor & Weight Gain
    ... else. Have you ever tried Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro, Prozac , etc.? Talk to your doctor and ask about other meds...

  17. very scared
    ... to get a grip on it. I hate it. I have some expired prozac (a lot of it) that I had taken a few years ago and...
    ... cant afford it. My question is should I take the prozac that I have that is expired?...
    ... cant afford it. My question is should I take the prozac that I have that is expired? Hey there:) I'm ... you got it and maybe they would exchange the expired prozac for some fresh ones? Maybe someone else here knows...

  18. New to the board
    ... from mild bouts of depression. I have been placed on Prozac at different periods in my life, and I'm beginning...

  19. OCD and eating disorder
    ... don't know if you take medication or not, but I take prozac , and that helps me a lot with my OCD symptoms. I still...

  20. raising meds
    ... make a difference! I'm going through the same on prozac , adding 20mg every few weeks. It seems like whenever...

  21. Hows ur ocd BKM
    ... driving me NUTS, maybe they are clones ,....so is it prozac and klonopin your taking?how are you feeling today...

  22. "What meds WORK WELL for OCD?"
    ... I take 40 mg of Prozac daily and it helps me with my OCD a lot...I did have...
    ... outside the weight gain. I have taken both Paxil and Prozac and I would never take them again because they actually...
    ... taking it, but i remeber I felt very happy while on it, prozac also worked well for me, but i have discovered that...
    ... I take prozac and it helps A LOT. i had sexual side effects which...
    ... I was taken off of it after a couple of weeks. Prozac , Paxil, Zoloft, Seroquel, and maybe a few others didn...

  23. Hello Gatsby! Haven't talked you you in awhile!
    ... Zoloft since yesterday (Saturday), and now I'm just on Prozac , 40 mg. My roommate hasn't been as moody lately, so...

  24. Overcoming OCD
    ... has the problem :) antidepressant meds such as prozac sometimes help but these meds are all heavy duty and...

  25. Do I have OCD?
    ... medications and even if I did, I don't think it'll work. Prozac never worked for my depression and the various stuff...

  26. always worried?
    ... ironically I do feel better then I did when I took paxil or prozac . Thought I still have obsessive thoughts they are...

  27. a little worried about how i am starting to feel..

  28. Need some help with my combination of ocd and depression.
    ... thoughts and obsessive compulsions/impulses. I have tryed prozac for my combination of ocd and depression but find...
    ... I haven't read too many positive things about prozac . Also, I've seen a lot of posts where the person...

  29. Begining the Med Journey
    ... respond much better to it then when I taking paxil or prozac . While I still have obsessive thoughts I don't have...

  30. Please help a concerne Mom
    ... treatment for kids with OCD is to put them on Zoloft or prozac . I started crying because the last thing I want is...
    ... and each person needs a different dose. My son takes Prozac and Buspar with great success. You are a great...

  31. OCD?? Please help
    ... myself being crazy or sick. That's when I started prozac . It worked wonders for the thoughts & anxiety. After ... my baby. Back on meds & won't stop this time. The prozac works great for me. Hopefully it will continue. Please...

  32. OCD is tough
    ... and I get worse. My psychiatrist has recommended Prozac , and I'm still debating on switching. Hanging in...
    ... My psychiatrist said I can switch from Paxil to Prozac . But I'm not sure. I'm going to Wal-Mart to buy...

  33. Anafranil?????
    ... highest chance of addiction. Zoloft, Paxil, Luvox, and Prozac aren't habit-forming, but Anafranil is. Have you tried...

  34. Does OCD effect your work/schoolwork?
    ... obsessing about the side effects of both, although prozac in the past did not work, but then again we thought...

  35. Zoloft Scare ( Prescribed for Anxiety / Obsessive Irrational Fears)
    ... experienced this same effect but it was when I was on Prozac . It felt like and electrical shock in my brain. Like ... that this was mentioned as a possible side effect of Prozac . I have never been on Zoloft but maybe this happens...

  36. help w/ 9 year-old son
    ... son would be dead had it not been for her. He takes Prozac and Buspar(for anxiety) and is my son again. He washes...

  37. OCD and Medications
    ... I'm afraid that probably the other meds (Zoloft, Prozac ) may not work. This has been a long and hard journey...
    ... years ago I did get tremendous help from medication ( Prozac , in my case), and I would say I am doing very well...
    ... because it made me hallucinate. Then he put me on Prozac and that didn't help either because it made me hallucinate...
    ... about the other options I have, which are Zoloft, Prozac , and Celexa. I'll be seeing my Behavioral Therapist...
    ... turned my life around. They first tried me on Zoloft, Prozac , and Celexa with side effects and not much help. ...

  38. going in circles...need advice!
    ... of taking medication. From my experience, Paxil and Prozac made me hallucinate so the doctor took me off those...

  39. Is it OCD?
    ... to a new apartment and it started again so I began Prozac . In the throes of the obsessive thoughts I am afraid...

  40. Huge fears...
    ... the way of everything, and even though I'm taking Prozac , I have these fears as bad as they've always been...
    ... horrible but this is normal so dont worry about them prozac often helps but not always, maybe ask doc or pharmacist ... upping the dose as sometimes this is needed to get the prozac working books on overcoming OCD have helpful advice...

  41. Is there anything I can do before it gets worse? I'm scared of chemicals!
    ... to the others here, an antidepressant med such as prozac often helps...

  42. prozac weekly
    ... HI, I['ve been on Prozac for years for anxiety, agoraphobia and compulsiveness ... increase in anxiety, but that goes away, and for me, Prozac has been a godsend. It also helps regulate my sleep...
    ... [FONT=Georgia]My 16 year old son has been on Prozac for a year and it has been a miracle drug for him...
    ... [FONT=Tahoma]My 16 year old son has been on Prozac for a year and it has been a miracle drug for him...
    ... prozac has been around a long time and has been thoroughly...

  43. Anyone suffer w/OCD and Depression?
    ... over and dominating when another one subsides a bit. Prozac helps me, though it just makes life possible (some...

  44. Gaining weight
    ... down, less energetic? Do you exercise? I am on Prozac and have not gained any weight from it, but other...

  45. High Doses of Prozac...very high!
    ... Ah Prozac . Several years ago when it was the "wonder drug" ... Also, as a side note, the two times that I took prozac , as I weaned off of it, and for a few weeks later...
    ... isnt unusual, but you need to know that sometimes prozac can stop working or can never work at all at any dose...
    ... how aggressive they are being with the treatment. if prozac isn't working, look into Effexor (venlafaxine hcl...

  46. i can't control the evil thoughts
    ... Are you on any SSRIs? Prozac and Zoloft are supposed to be excellent for OCD.....

  47. repetitive thoughts
    ... else have these, and how can I cope with them? Does Prozac help these - I am on 40 mg- should I increase dosage...

  48. Well I'm back again...same problem (long)
    ... CONSIDER NEW MEDICATION i've been on zoloft (and prozac , and xanax, and paxil...you name it i've probably...

  49. Prozac and best dose for OCD????
    ... I didn't do well on Prozac it made me hallucinate and that was at 30mg. It also...

  50. derealization/depersonalization?
    ... whitney and i am 15 yrs old and i have ocd and i take prozac 40 mg at bedtime every night...the prozac helps but...
    ... whitney and i am 15 yrs old and i have ocd and i take prozac 40 mg at bedtime every night...the prozac helps but ... through. But dont worry you will get better. I was on prozac and then i got off that and took zoloft. Whatever...

  51. Is this OCD?... please help with suggestions
    ... risperdal doesn't really do much for ocd. anafranil, prozac , zoloft, and nardil seem to be recommended. could...

  52. What are some of your OCD rituals?
    ... wanted to add that my OCD was about 95% eliminated by Prozac . This was almost 20 years ago, and it's remained...
    ... to a theripist that specialzed in OCD and went on prozac . I am happy to say I dont suffer from OCD only when...

  53. Scrupulosity/OCD is the pits
    ... on paxil which didn't go over real well and then on prozac which didn't go over real well either. Now he has...
    ... The meds take some getting use to. We started on prozac and he seemed ok they uped the dosage and he came...
    ... The meds take some getting use to. We started on prozac and he seemed ok they uped the dosage and he came...

  54. Does anyone have Body Dysmorphic Disorder
    ... Lexapro after no success and side effects from Zoloft, Prozac , and Celexa. I have gone from a scale of 10 to 2...

  55. Has anyone switched from Luvox to Zoloft?
    ... only two drugs that have not affected me this way was Prozac and Paxil Cr. I stopped the Paxil Cr because of all...

  56. need advice and reassurance! relationship ocd
    ... boyfriend, by analyzing or 'rumination'. i am on 60 mg of prozac and just started doing CBT. I did it 5 yrs ago when...
    ... i am on 40 mg of prozac a day and it makes me feel unreal and zoned-out! do...

  57. my prozac makes me feel out of it?
    ... whitney, i've tried prozac for anxiety but not for ocd and yes it can make you...

  58. can't stop looking in the mirror
    ... the best get the most attention etc... I am on 80 of prozac and exercise work out reg so that does help but i...

  59. What meds work for you.
    ... Seroquel, Paxil, Paxil CR, Zyprexa, Trazodone, a bit of Prozac , ativan for if i get EXTREMLY anxious, thats about...

  60. impulses to do inappropriate things? other ?s also
    ... what do you guys think? I was taking 40mg of prozac , and it does help some, but I am so tired I can't...
    ... killed my sex drive but worked 10000 times better than prozac ....
    ... what do you guys think? I was taking 40mg of prozac , and it does help some, but I am so tired I can't...

  61. Zoloft?
    ... I've had OCD for sometime, the doctor put me on prozac , i had no side effects. Then in November, I was put...
    ... why not go back to prozac then.. ST. John's can help with minor depression but ... help with major depression or OCD. I would try prozac and if that dont work re-post....
    ... why not go back to prozac then.. ST. John's can help with minor depression but ... help with major depression or OCD. I would try prozac and if that dont work re-post. To be honest, i ... felt better before I took any of the medications, the prozac has no effect on making me feel better. St. John...

  62. Zoloft for OCD??
    ... depression on the 23rd. He is only taking 25mg. He was on Prozac before that and got very depressed. The Zoloft in ... made him very sleepy and he wanted to go back to the Prozac but after giving it a few more days that has gone...

  63. Anyone dealing with a teen with OCD
    ... and takes 25mg of Zoloft. They started him out on Prozac but the depression got worse and the doctor decided...
    ... and takes 25mg of Zoloft. They started him out on Prozac but the depression got worse and the doctor decided...
    ... lot of confessing to me in the beginning. She is on prozac and respridol. She sees a therapist once a week and...
    ... lot of confessing to me in the beginning. She is on prozac and respridol. She sees a therapist once a week and...
    ... Fusionqueen, She is on respridol and prozac . These seem to be working really well for her. I guess...
    ... Fusionqueen, She is on respridol and prozac . These seem to be working really well for her. I guess...
    ... It helps with the thoughts in combination with the prozac . I am not sure but I think the prozac is 10mg. She...
    ... when starting or increasing doses. We started with Prozac like maybe 10mg and went up to 20mg in a months time...
    ... when starting or increasing doses. We started with Prozac like maybe 10mg and went up to 20mg in a months time...
    ... kids going over the edge on it>> He was put on Prozac and Buspar and I have my son back. The reason why...
    ... kids going over the edge on it>> He was put on Prozac and Buspar and I have my son back. The reason why ... your 16 year old :) Then you are happy with the Prozac ? And Buspar? And when you say he is back on a scale...
    ... posessed. His entire personality changed. With Prozac , I would say his OCD is about 8/9 on good days and ... happier than before and she should not be with the Prozac . He takes 60mg. a day. He does not always take the...
    ... kids going over the edge on it>> He was put on Prozac and Buspar and I have my son back. The reason why ... understand how you feel my son is 15 and was put on Prozac in the begginng and after 2 wks of crying form the...
    ... posessed. His entire personality changed. With Prozac , I would say his OCD is about 8/9 on good days and ... happier than before and she should not be with the Prozac . He takes 60mg. a day. He does not always take the...

  64. luvox wearing off fast!!!!!!!
    ... it has completely worn off!!!!!!! Should I try prozac or lexapro next?? I wont take paxil and I felt zoloft ... did not help. My doc said 80 mg. of prozac works well for OCD.. I dont know....

  65. Luvox vs. Prozac ????
    ... week, so I don't know if it is helping yet. I tried Prozac years ago, with a small dose. It didn't do much,...
    ... I satrted prozac 2 month ago and before that I never had such bad panic...
    ... grabbing at straws", for anything that will help us. Prozac didn't do much for me. I tried it twice. BUT, both...

  66. meds with the least side effects
    ... different meds. Take, for example, just the SSRIs: Prozac gave me just headaches. Luvox did nothing to me (or...
    ... different meds. Take, for example, just the SSRIs: Prozac gave me just headaches. Luvox did nothing to me (or...

  67. OCD and relationships... which is me!
    ... boyfriend, by analyzing or 'rumination'. i am on 60 mg of prozac and just started doing CBT. I did it 5 yrs ago when...
    ... my anxiety this week has been discouraging... im on prozac , which helped calm me down and stop ruminating, but...

  68. OCD and Faith, complete utter breakdown
    ... from OCD when I was a little kid and was treated with Prozac for years due to basic excessive worrying. I stopped ... a Christain Counselor and Phycologist and starting prozac again but im still having tremondous brain fits, my...
    ... checklist" all over again..... Im up to 15mg of Prozac after a week after seeing the doc and so far, no improvemen...

  69. i have OCD and need support
    ... relationships, and what kind of meds help u? im on 60mg of prozac and want to try something else. does anyone take...

  70. obsessive doubt! im new here
    ... site and i really need some advice! im on 60mg of prozac and im doing Cognitive behavior therapy. my obsessions...

  71. Anyone help with my OCD...thoughts
    ... site and i really need some advice! im on 60mg of prozac and im doing Cognitive behavior therapy. my obsessions...

  72. i feel like im throwing my life away.
    ... short stint of cognitive-behavioral therapy. I am on Prozac now, have been for I think 4 years or so, and it has...

  73. Has Prozac Helped?
    ... There's no telling if Prozac will work for you or not, everybody's different.....
    ... My son has had excellent success with 60 mg. of Prozac . I worked quickly for him (about 2 weeks) He still...

  74. Where do they come from?
    ... is now controlled almost completely with the drug Prozac .)...

  75. Are there specific medications for OCD?
    ... The most popular for OCD appears to be Luvox , Prozac , and maybe Zoloft....
    ... I've tried Zoloft, Welbutrin (twice), Prozac , Lexapro, and Cymbalta. I've also tried Risperdal...
    ... I've tried Zoloft, Welbutrin (twice), Prozac , Lexapro, and Cymbalta. I've also tried Risperdal...