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  1. 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...

  2. Is it obessive compulsive to...
    ... I happen to have OCD (treated very successfully by Prozac for the last 12 years) AND....in the past ten years...

  3. Luvox and weight gain!
    ... WT. GAIN!!!! You might want to try high doses of prozac next!!!!!!...
    ... I bet it's happening again. But, I'm allergic to prozac , and zoloft causes too much anxiety. And, dr. says...

  4. Any Born Again Christians with religious OCD?
    ... and bleed and well as other rituals. Clomipramine, Prozac , psychiatry and Christian counselling have put me...

  5. diet pepsi and panic disorder
    ... kathleen des maisons who is the author of 'potatoes not prozac ' has some very good advice on diet drinks. there is...

  6. just dont know what to do
    ... hello all I am currently taking 60mgs of prozac and i exercise 5 times a week. YOu would think that...

  7. people obession their must be SOMETHINg we can do?
    ... be possible but how??? currently im taking 60mgs of prozac so that should be helping a bit of my obessing but...
    ... should we expect our meds to stop this? right now my prozac seems to be helping me get threw a tough time howeever...

  8. why luvox so much
    ... drug that makes it better then the other SSRI's? like prozac or paxil?...

  9. For those of us who feel cured (at the moment anyways)
    ... education' on Phil Donahue and Oprah! I was prescribed Prozac (a new drug, then!) and am still on it. It's 'cured ... that posters, here, give the new medications a try. Prozac gave me back my life. :) Alice...
    ... little pills!! Tho my pocketbook is VERY glad that Prozac is now generic! :D Alice...

  10. question about this med
    ... Hello i am currently taking 60mgs of prozac we are waiting to find out if it helps me feel better...

  11. a question
    ... reduced to about five percent now, thanks to 12 years on Prozac . :-) For whatever reason, this drug was indeed a ... day that I don't feel such gratitude that this drug, Prozac , within, six weeks or so, shut down all that destructive...
    ... as waking up with a "gnawing sense of dis-ease"... Prozac was a miracle drug for me too. Kathrin...

  12. Hey does this mean that the med works
    ... weaned off 60mgs of paxil and started on 20mgs of prozac . The Thing is the prozac GOT RID of the paxil withdrawl ... dizzyness. I was wondering does this in fact PROVE that prozac does work for me? Im just really trying to figure ... out if prozac is working or not soemtimes im ok and then i get a...
    ... Prozac has helped with my Obsessions- I am on 40 mg. However...
    ... that causes less tiredness and fatigue. I thought prozac causes less fatigue....
    ... Some need higher doses, some lower. Some do better on prozac , others on something else... for me Prozac has done ... trial-and-error. I agree that the fact that the prozac helps you with the paxil withdrawal is a sign that ... never thought that was a particular problem with the prozac . but then again, everyone's different... Kathrin...

  13. Philosophical OCD!!!Anyone?
    ... theologies, sociology, psychology..... I went on Prozac , then poof! My "Insight" disappeared, along with...

  14. Help!!!! please
    ... suicidal then you probably should be on meds like prozac . if you think your problems are bad most people here...

  15. my ocd....
    ... drives me crazy. I went to a doctor and he gave me prozac , it didn't seem to work. My wife lost her job a few...
    ... prozac is not the best for OCD. its better for depression...

  16. religion
    ... was in my body- I made myself sick....but I now take Prozac and it has done wonders. When I think about those...

  17. luvox and 300 mg.
    ... used often. In fact Luvox is used rarely compared to Prozac , Paxil, Zoloft and lexapro....

  18. Obsessed with looks
    ... paxil which gave me some side effects. I am now on Prozac (40 mg) and it has helped a lot. Obsession with appearance...

  19. prozac users
    ... the dose range for ordinary prozac is 20 to 80, occasionally it doesnt work at any dose...
    ... for OCD for prozac you must be on 60-80 mg to work. Prozac from studies is excellent anti-depressiant but from...
    ... prozac does help OCD . It really varies for each person. ... anafranil tend to have better response rate for OCD. While prozac is slightly better for depression. Even through ... target other Serotonin receptors more than other. Prozac hits the 5HT2c serotonin receptors more and luvox...
    ... but what would you say is better for ocd paxil or prozac ?...
    ... My Dr. said paxil is #1 then prozac #2. Im sure opinions vary. I have been on paxil but ... experienced some side effects and now take prozac and it is working great for me....
    ... most american doctors like to prescribe paxil and prozac because they have an interest in the american companies...
    ... Please dont get me wrong. prozac may work for OCD for some people but in general prozac...
    ... Prozac truly saved my life--a life in which I'd become just ... the depression.But...for twelve years now I've taken Prozac at 80 mg a day (my body needed that large amount for ... not for everyone. But if you had seen me before the Prozac ....and then six months later, you would not have believed...

  20. My OCD story...I don't know what to do...please help
    ... seeing now and god me the right help. I have been on Prozac for a month now and I feel so much better. If you...

  21. Ocd-Obsessed with Teeth
    ... medications that could give me. I have taken so far prozac , anafranil, zyprexa, luvox and paxil and all of them...

  22. Help! :(
    ... you tried seeking therapy or medication? I am taking prozac and it has helped me alot. There is a light at the...
    ... you tried seeking therapy or medication? I am taking prozac and it has helped me alot. There is a light at the...

  23. im scared and i need help
    ... I decided to see a pychaitrist....he prescribed me Prozac and Xanax and I feel like myself again with no side...

  24. Self Diagnose? Or Seek Professional?
    ... light at the end of the tunnel - believe me. I take prozac and it has helped alot as well as my faith. Just believe...

  25. Meds and Sex Drive
    ... gave me some sexual side effects, but now I am on Prozac and I havent had any problems- if anything I am having ... reacts differently to medications - my Dr. reccomened prozac to me and I havent had ANY side effects. Have you...
    ... thoughts but not have that side effect. does the prozac help with obsessive thoughts?...
    ... their are not really any meds, other than possibly prozac , that helps obsessions but do not deplete one of one...
    ... Prozac has really helped with my obsessions, anxiety, and ... for me. Then he said I needed to do a commercail for prozac and say that. Hahah....
    ... thoughts but not have that side effect. does the prozac help with obsessive thoughts? Hey hun,you should ... i do. anyway,ive heard ALOT of good things about prozac ,so maybe you should give it a go. if i have OCD im...

  26. OCD and SAD?
    ... linked. I know that OCD is "Cured" by SSRI's such as prozac therefore isnt it likely that during the winter months...

  27. Pregnant with OCD and anxious
    ... admitted myself into a stress center. They put me on prozac and clonipin. The stress center and the medication...

  28. from 50mg prozac 60mg, whats going on???
    ... hmmmm well ive had no success with prozac so i cant really comment on the effects u could have...

  29. Eyeglasses, 14 year battle, any advice?
    ... Weird thing, this OCD... By the way, I have been on Prozac for a few years now and it has changed my life around...

  30. Hi its me again with another question
    ... Hi, ok I took my very first Prozac today and I am thinking about not continuing. I read...
    ... Listen to this.....I was on Prozac when I was 30 until 36 years of age and I had to finally...
    ... Also what can you do to boost your sex drive while on prozac ?...
    ... I had no problem with Prozac regarding Libido but I also had no success. My only ... problem came when I tried Anafranil. I also know that Prozac takes a few weeks to take effect, especially since...
    ... ive been taking prozac for 6 months and ive had no problems with it. and...
    ... prozac is a drug that needs two weeks or three to build up...

  31. I'm going thru some changes
    ... or how my mental state wil be. But I'm being put on prozac , I'm also on new medicine Abilify, and nurrontin, ... share im excited because I've heard good news about prozac , How is everyone feeling today ? let me know.take...
    ... prozac and zoloft are both the same type of antidepresant...

  32. Went to see a doc and it didnt help
    ... now that I am writing this. Then he prescribed me prozac , which I am glad about because I feel I need drugs ... ago I never would have thought I would be picking up prozac for myself!...
    ... helpful bedside manner, but he means well :) the prozac should help a lot, it takes 2 to 6 weeks to work properly...

  33. ocd and tmj
    ... the side effects. A few years ago I was prescribed prozac , zyprexa, and anafranil. I hope I got the spelling...
    ... the side effects. A few years ago I was prescribed prozac , zyprexa, and anafranil. I hope I got the spelling...

  34. does prozac help with compulsive behavior? ROP
    ... prozac is an antidepressant med and all of these are often...

  35. Which med??Pls help!!
    ... i have been on celexa,paxil,zoloft and prozac (not at the sametime) and i find prozac to be the...
    ... effects can be lived with other types ot try include prozac and many other SSRI types effexor or cymbalta,...

  36. prozac
    ... on the menopause section of the Health boards take prozac . You might want to post your question there too....
    ... Hello, I have been on Prozac for several years now and it has done miracles for ... no reason for you to think from the beginning that Prozac is not as good as Paxil for your OCD....
    ... paxil and prozac are both the same type of med, is the paxil helping ... with the OCD, if not its doubtful the prozac will you may need to try several different types...
    ... Hey, I just got on prozac . I was on Paxil before and didnt gain weight....BUT ... gain is a side effect of paxil and not usually with prozac . He said they both help OCD. He said his #1 recommendation ... is paxil and then prozac and he has treated a lot of OCD patients. I took paxil ... not caring as much about things. I am hopeing the prozac will work and I have heard good things. Hey KATHRIN ... .......how long did it take before the prozac kicked in? THe dr. told me I should start feeling...

  37. Anyone take Citalophram?
    ... this is a prozac type antidepressant med, sometimes sold under the...

  38. Intrusive thoughts???
    ... went to a psychaitrist yesterday and he percribed me Prozac . I am hoping and praying it will work. He told me...
    ... to be a slave to your thoughts. I have been taking Prozac for almost a week now and I am allready seeing a little...
    ... phsychiatrist (however you spell it) and he prescribed me prozac , but I am really scared to try it. I am scared because...
    ... never be able to get off it again. When I did start on Prozac , the effect was very very positive, almost unbelievable ... always do. It was 3 or 4 years ago when I started on Prozac , and yes I AM still taking it, because I want to be ... different country, Switzerland, and there you often get Prozac in tablet form, which makes it very easy to divide...

  39. Anti-Depressants and OCD?
    ... did clench my jaw alot when i was on that. ive tried prozac and that was horrible too! so my advice is the celexa...

  40. checking and doubt ocd
    ... going through what I am. Also wanted to say I take prozac and have taken for about 7yrs. Works great for me...

  41. 15 yr old son on Przac for years but has starting having symptoms again...
    ... My son has done well on Prozac Weekly for several years but it seems to not be working...

  42. I think I may have OCD
    ... help. It has been a life saver (Zoloft at first-then prozac ) . He is having problems again however. I would...

  43. Thoughts of my husband & other women
    ... the ground. I went to a psychiatrist and he gave me prozac and said if I don't have OCD I at least have obsessive...
    ... the ground. I went to a psychiatrist and he gave me prozac and said if I don't have OCD I at least have obsessive...

  44. worst life ever = me
    ... of me, to make a big change... and decided to take Prozac and just somehow decided for myself that it would ... then obsess about... That was one place where the prozac for me really worked: Already after about one or 2...

  45. celexa has really helped me rationalize my thoughts
    ... from upping the dose a bit celexa is one of many prozac type meds and these all are often quite helpful for...

  46. need support
    ... thoughts, (cant get into it). im supposed to start prozac tomorow, been on it before. i was diagnosed 4 years...

  47. Relationship-OCD???
    ... Hi zoloft is a prozac type antidepressant med and these often do help with...

  48. Some advice?
    ... works very well for OCD. Yeah, meds help too (for me Prozac was a miracle drug). It depends on the individual...

  49. Is this a form of OCD??
    ... other types of antidepressants other than effexor, prozac and mirtazepine are 2, another type should work better...

  50. My ocd can beat up your ocd!
    ... basicly an anxiety disorder, antidepressant meds such as prozac often help a lot you could print out your list...

  51. relapse
    ... morning and feel bad all over again. My doctor upped my Prozac and I am having weekly therapy. I am not sure what...

  52. Hi.
    ... obsessive thoughts, my psychiatrist prescribed the drug Prozac . And it acted like a miracle drug in my brain. Within ... psychiatrist, who deals with OCD. I still take 80 mg of Prozac a day...but over the past 12 years, in the time since...
    ... with someone to understand. Anyway, as I wrote, Prozac was the answer, thank heavens, for us. But I still...

  53. is anyone else taking Zyprexa for obsessive thoughts?
    ... and FAT im not sure what was working i was also on prozac and clonazapam...

  54. prozac and pregnancy
    ... I took Prozac while pregnant. My Dr. said although the risks werent...
    ... colicy as a newborn, but I didnt connect it with the Prozac . ( never thought she might be withdrawing from it...

  55. two kinds of ocd??
    ... My OCD has gotten MUCH better, thanks Prozac !!! And on some of these things, I have been MUCH...

  56. Memory OCD
    ... anxiety and OCD sufferers have poor memories a prozac med may help...

  57. Death OCD Thoughts
    ... stomach gets sick. I am so afraid of this and I am on Prozac which is helping my OCD and Depression and also Concerta...

  58. What OCD meds. work for you?
    ... help, whatever is cheapest could be tried, generic prozac perhaps get him to borrow some books on overcoming...
    ... Prozac , for me. Kathrin...

  59. Anticipating a spike...
    ... and obsessive worrying :) . I just started taking prozac again, which got me through last years flu season...

  60. Anyone have OCD unwanted and intrusive thoughts.
    ... been awful. I had been on a maintenance level of Prozac for the 7 years since my last episode. My dr has ... increased my Prozac dosage significantly. I think it is helping a little...

  61. Is it the meds or just my idle mind?
    ... paxil and ask them about it paxil is one of many prozac type meds and a swap to another one could be discussed...

  62. I Have Ocd Help Me
    ... OCD have useful advice, antidepressant meds such as prozac often help...

  63. Kinda Embarrassing Question About...
    ... Has this happened to anyone else...? I've been on Prozac for almost a month now (still a low dose, 20 mg one...
    ... i was on prozac first and could not orgasm at all, when i started ... on adderall i wanted to orgasm more..lol... but the prozac is a real *****, i have been off it for 4 days, not ... because of the orgasming but because i couldnt sleep on prozac ... anyhow,,... im a chick, i think someone was asking ... example, i used to orgasm in 30 secs to a minute, after prozac if i could at all it took around 45 minutes to an...

  64. Anyone tried Weekly Prozac?
    ... Hi Yes I was on Prozac Weekly for about 9 months. I liked it because you ... pill per week. My doctor recently incresed my dose of Prozac so I had to switch to 40mg daily. My insurance co ... wouldn't cover Prozac Weekly two pills per week. All I can say is that ... the 90mg Prozac Weekly equals about 12mg per day. It's time released...

  65. I've been stressing over symptoms..
    ... medication (Tetracycline for ance, plus I started taking my Prozac at night..) ;) I'm interested in health-related...

  66. face exoriation - picking, ocd and pulling hair
    ... agrivation from all of the meds i am on. i am on prozac , effexor, strattera (for ADD) and now i am trying...
    ... agrivation from all of the meds i am on. i am on prozac , effexor, strattera (for ADD) and now i am trying...

  67. I have a common question
    ... I'm going to go see and I want to ask to be put on prozac , with my other medication i took i gain sooooooooo ... and have finally lost a lot of it, I want to know if prozac has made any of you gain weight ? and if it has truly ... has change mine so much. please if anyone is taking prozac and it has helped with the thoughts and not gainb...
    ... Hey there. I've only been on Prozac for a few weeks so far, but it hasn't made me gain ... medication were you on previously? I can't tell yet if the Prozac is helping me- it seems to be making my OCD worse...
    ... on one that does not make me gain anymore. I thibk prozac sounds good, I don't know how it will work for my ... thanks again anyone eles can give me some info on prozac more infor is welcome, thanks again guys for responding...
    ... might I suggest celexa rather than prozac... prozac has the potential to make some people hallucinate...
    ... I took Prozac about ten years ago, and though I don't know why, ... gaining weight. The way I'd describe my experience on Prozac , which lasted about eight months, is I felt like I ... keep an eye on my weight, and for some reason, taking Prozac made me not care as much. Per my experience, that...
    ... My son has taken Prozac now for 3 months and is not gaining weight like he ... changing meds until they find the ones that work. Prozac has been wonderful for him. We have found recently ... that 60 mg Prozac was the most his body could handle without having ... right medication for your body. My sons reaction to Prozac has been so uplifting. He just repeated his failed...
    ... the first line of your post... My son has taken Prozac now for 3 months and is not gaining weight like he...
    ... own best advocate. My son is fortunate that the Prozac is working. His new Doctor really listens to what...
    ... well, here my 2 cents about prozac i didnt gain any weight...altho that shouldnt be ... done anyways for a person with an axiety disorder... prozac didnt allow me to feel much, or cry. but i guess you...
    ... well, here my 2 cents about prozac i didnt gain any weight...altho that shouldnt be ... done anyways for a person with an axiety disorder... prozac didnt allow me to feel much, or cry. but i guess you...
    ... own best advocate. My son is fortunate that the Prozac is working. His new Doctor really listens to what ... need to be taking a medicine for OCD .. I heard that prozac is less side effects and I heard good responces about...
    ... is 4mg the Zoloft i am on is 300...I hope that the prozac is working for your boy, he is so young and hopefully...

  68. OCD and Medication . . .
    ... Currently I am on 40mg Adderall Xr, 20-30mg Adderall, 30mg Prozac daily, and 50-150mg of Trazodone as needed for sleep ... . I started the Prozac about three weeks ago, but haven't noticed any changes...
    ... Currently I am on 40mg Adderall Xr, 20-30mg Adderall, 30mg Prozac daily, and 50-150mg of Trazodone as needed for sleep ... . I started the Prozac about three weeks ago, but haven't noticed any changes ... and see what its says about Ocd. It will take the Prozac time to get to it's full capability to help you. You...

  69. Does anyone else take Luvox????
    ... until the Luvox has had a chance to work. I was taking Prozac 60mg, but I was having muscle spasms, so he decided...

  70. Intrusive Thoughts
    ... My son has OCD. He currently takes 80 mg. of Prozac and 1 mg of Risperdal. (his OCD mostly deals with...

  71. OCD and anxiety
    ... Hey all I am back on Prozac for my OCD, but I find that Prozac can raise my anxiety ... this? Perhaps mix a tricyclic antidepressent with the Prozac to lower the anxiety? Or maybe a benzo? I know the ... Prozac is working but I need my anxiety down now, so I dunno...
    ... Hi, I am curious, what mg. are you taking of the Prozac ? My son just went from 60mg. to 80.mg and we notice...

  72. OCD Symmetry & Cleanliness
    ... recently started therapy with a PH.D. I'm also on 40mg of Prozac daily which doesn't help the OCD at all. But it does...
    ... Compulsive Disorder. My sister who also has OCD is on Prozac and it is the best medicine she has been on. If it...

  73. Inappropriate Religious Thoughts
    ... am possessed or damned. I have started medicine ( prozac ) which has seemed to make it worse but hopefully i...

  74. Can't get my mind under control
    ... its own, if you call up my comments on the thread " Prozac and OCD" (under Twinlynn), you will see how that particular ... into a creature with its own legs!! The fact that the Prozac helped so rapidly convinced me once and for all that ... just kept on coming. But after about a month of the Prozac ...it was as if something in me just changed...for...
    ... seem to be working for me as well anymore I was on prozac b4 and I didnt take to it all I did was sleep. Right...

  75. To Embarassed to Seek Help...
    ... At the moment, I am taking 40 mgs of Prozac for Depression. My boyfriend and I both suffer from...