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  1. zoloft now....
    ... And Stay On That. My Friend Has Ocd And She Takes Zoloft And Loves It ......
    ... I was on Zoloft for at least a year and really didn't see the point...
    ... Zoloft did nothing for me. Well it did make me feel drugged ... . I had no emotion or feelings while on zoloft . I think Luvox is much better. But it is different...

  2. What kind of side effects for paxil?
    ... I found Paxil to be ok to be honest, but I found Zoloft to be much more effective for my OCD. Paxil took a...

  3. I'm pure O & only meds (not cog therapy) works, how about u?
    ... I was on everything from celexa, lexapro, effexor, zoloft ....for anxiety/depression. After realizing it was...
    ... I was on everything from celexa, lexapro, effexor, zoloft ....for anxiety/depression. After realizing it was...

  4. need some reassurance
    ... was put on lexapro and it made it worse, now I am on zoloft , and I pray that it works. The thoughts have kind...
    ... was put on lexapro and it made it worse, now I am on zoloft , and I pray that it works. The thoughts have kind ... pregnant. Pregnancy can trigger a "spike" in OCD. Zoloft helped me. I also took a small dose of buspar every...

  5. Input on intrusive thoughts
    ... sleep. My doctor recently increased my dosage of Zoloft , used to treat my depression and OCD. This is risky...
    ... or something bad happening. i am only on 50mg of zoloft daily and have been on it for about a year and a half...
    ... or something bad happening. i am only on 50mg of zoloft daily and have been on it for about a year and a half...

  6. Zoloft is helping one of my compulsions
    ... I was on Zoloft for about a year and didn't think it helped at all ... any anxiety, if you didn't count when you weren't on Zoloft , did you feel anxious? If so, then the Zoloft is helping...

  7. Prozac= problems!!!!!!!!!
    ... never gave me GI problems. when i was taking paxil and zoloft i did keep GI problems so u may need to change meds...

  8. Anybody had luck with Celexa??
    ... a lot of difference between celexa and lexapro? Zoloft seems to be working but I am not motivated to do anything...

  9. Zoloft side effect??
    ... I'm currently on 200 mg. of zoloft and I am fine with it. Less than 150 doesn't do much ... used to it. I've never had any side effects from Zoloft but everyone reacts differently. Try an internet ... search for zoloft side effects and chat w/ your doctor. Good luck!...
    ... My personal experience with Zoloft was that it gave me horrible restlessness, so my dr...
    ... zoloft has strong side effects... Seems that Luvox, lexapro...

  10. medication for Pure o and the side effects?
    ... from. Really all of the SSRI's, i.e. Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft , Celexa, Lexapro, and Luvox. Another real good one ... Luvox, Clomipramine, and Celexa/Lexapro. I am trying Zoloft now because it seems like the Lexapro stopped working...
    ... from. Really all of the SSRI's, i.e. Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft , Celexa, Lexapro, and Luvox. Another real good one ... Luvox, Clomipramine, and Celexa/Lexapro. I am trying Zoloft now because it seems like the Lexapro stopped working...

  11. pure O taking over.... help!
    ... you deal with the ocd. I am also on medication- zoloft - 250 mg, clonopin 2.5mg, and buspar (I forget the ... mg). I love the zoloft , I had some minor weight gain but other than that...
    ... thanks guys, I will look into zoloft , I also heard lepraxo is a good one. I am afraid...

  12. please, please help OCD or soemthing worse?
    ... experienced this as a side effect when I was taking Zoloft for OCD. Sometimes medication can cause symptons...

  13. How long does it take for Zoloft to help with OCD thoughts and Depression?
    ... Unfortunately, I was unable to tolerate Zoloft , so I can't answer you. However, have you ever thought...
    ... I was on Zoloft for about a year and hated it. Lexapro seems to help...

  14. Polling Everyone Here
    ... find a good Anti-dep. drug for OCD-pure O. I take Zoloft again at 50mg. but think I'm gonna get off it. I...

  15. Would like opinions
    ... should just break down and try medication? - tried Zoloft , but it made me too anxious. I just want my life...

  16. Analyzing all of my thoughts and where they came from???
    ... all up tight. I am adding some Wellbutrin to the Zoloft I already take so maybe that is what is causing the...

  17. Zoloft/Sertraline???
    ... Just a quick question about whether the actual real Zoloft is better than its generic counterpart Sertraline...

  18. Convincing yourself of irrational things
    ... flights next week... I also got a prescription for Zoloft ....i asked the pharmacist if its okay to take together ... obsessive thinking as well. ( But I'm not taking Zoloft or Xanax again til after Sat. cause i want to be able...

  19. OCD of Fear of Fear
    ... The intrusinve thoughts and stuff. Well, I'm on Zoloft 100mg and xanax when needed. I still deal with these...

  20. Changing Meds
    ... on 90mg of Cymbalta per day and went right off to Zoloft the next day......Dont worry too much. You possilby...
    ... ... it's going ok so far. *touch wood* How is the Zoloft for you? I found it didn't really help with my thoughts...
    ... think it just takes time though? Only been on the zoloft 100mg for about 2 weeks now. started at 50mg for...

  21. Medication advice
    ... I am currently on Zoloft for OCD and anxiety (from the OCD) and the zoloft...
    ... How many mg of zoloft are you on?...
    ... reacts differently to med. How long are you on the Zoloft ?...

  22. SSRIs and Pure O
    ... shorthand for pure obsession), and I take only 100mg of Zoloft daily, but it's enough--when I'm on Zoloft, I have ... no symptoms of OCD. Perhaps Zoloft or another SSRI will do for you what Zoloft has done...
    ... both the SSRI's and CBT. :) I was up to 250 mg of Zoloft at one point AND in CBT, and it wasn't doing a thing ... . That's just my experience, though. Zoloft is a great medication for many OCD-ers out there....

  23. are there any OCD medications that DON'T cause weight gain?
    ... listed all of the SSRI's and thier side effects. Zoloft was listed as one of the few as weight neutral. I ... took Paxil and gained like 60lbs. but have taken Zoloft , and have not gained any weight....

  24. Newbie heading into a bad cycle looking for coping help (sorry, long)
    ... have an obsessive hold on something. I was on zoloft last year for a year. It helped but it made me feel...

  25. OCD natural medication question
    ... Hi everyone. I've been taking zoloft for my ocd and it has helped me to feel normal again ... However, I've gained a lot of weight because of zoloft so I am going off of it. I'm just starting to take...
    ... someone there who knows more about it. I was on zoloft too, for my ocd, and it did help, but as well as making...

  26. Zoloft?
    ... am on Luvox, but a very good friend of mine is on Zoloft and is feeling great with it!!! Good luck....
    ... [QUOTE=Superp150;2809590]Has anyone ever tried zoloft of ocd.......I was on celexa/lexapro for about 4 years ... and it did not seem to be helping. So now I am on Zoloft ....Any success stories for anyone that used zoloft ... out there? God Bless! i am on zoloft and it works great for ocd and depression if you are...
    ... [QUOTE=georginia;2813304]i am on zoloft and it works great for ocd and depression if you are...
    ... yeah. zoloft worked for ocd for me. it made me feel a bit numb...
    ... What med did you go to if you came off of the Zoloft ? I feel the numbing effect as well. I think I might...
    ... I was on Zoloft for about a year; my doc was sure it was good for...
    ... i been on 50 mg of zoloft for going on 3 mos and it dont seem to be making a ... effexor xr 75 mg for 8 mos then took effexor along woth zoloft then stopped the effexor my dr had gave me celexa...
    ... OCD patients need at least 200 mg of Zoloft before they'll get any relief. I was on 50 mg and...
    ... I was up to 250 mg of Zoloft AND in CBT, and I was still obsessing horribly, but ... that's just me. Zoloft is an excellent medication for many OCD-ers, and it...
    ... better i know everyone is different.and as for the zoloft my dr the psychiatrist didnt ween me off he just said...
    ... I love zoloft . I'm on 250 mg. and it has made a world of difference...
    ... :) [QUOTE=Superp150;2809590]Has anyone ever tried zoloft of ocd.......I was on celexa/lexapro for about 4 years ... and it did not seem to be helping. So now I am on Zoloft ....Any success stories for anyone that used zoloft ... I am 72 years old with many health problems. Zoloft has help me cope and has given me mental energy to...
    ... rose;2831209]OCD patients need at least 200 mg of Zoloft before they'll get any relief. I was on 50 mg and ... functioning so much more normal. I am on 75 mg. of zoloft and it worked great for ocd.It all depends on the...

  27. Driving
    ... following too close to another car. her doc prescribed her Zoloft and that helped the anxiety but after a few years...

  28. Fear of getting sick
    ... pan five centimetres away from me. lucky i was on zoloft at the time !! or I would have jumped out of the car...

  29. Help! Lexapro side effects!
    ... adapted to the drug. I did experience the same thing on Zoloft , but it went after a few weeks. It really was'nt that...

  30. Re: Opinion on meds
    ... Zoloft helped with obsessive thoughts but it was a bit numbing...
    ... I am on zoloft . It has helped with my ocd thoughts but I've had...

  31. Bdd?
    ... medications, nothing works, the best ive tried was Zoloft , and Dosulepin (might have another name in the US...

  32. Is this Pure O or am I schizo?
    ... without my xanax sometimes. My shrink just put me on Zoloft and I am also wondering if it's going to help. I...
    ... trust him but you know how it goes. I really hope the zoloft works. It just feels better to know that I am not...

  33. Meds for OCD
    ... because an antidepressant can trigger mania. I take Zoloft . It has worked best for me for many years. But...

  34. trichotillomania questions
    ... ADD so I cannot say anything about that. I am on Zoloft for the anxiety associated with my OCD. However,...

  35. OCD-need suggestions
    ... let my bf down. I have been on Lamictal, Ativan, Zoloft , Anafranil, Ambien CR, and I am now on Serzone (x...

  36. What's a good medicine to take?
    ... which meds work best for this type of OCD. I took Zoloft before at 50mg once a day for my social anxiety disorder ... vowed to only take meds that don't cause weight gain. Zoloft is weight neutral so that is why I took it. Can anyone ... most effective? I also wanted to know if 50mg of Zoloft was too little of a dose? Any comments and support...

  37. Any Of You Obsess About What Causes Anxiety?
    ... times. Pdoc suggests we switch to either Luvox or Zoloft . My research says Luvox. Few prescribe it, However ... ONLY about fear of panic and or anxiety? 2) Luvox or Zoloft ? 3)Any of you find success on, relatively, low dosages...
    ... of SSRIs. Currently Lexipro is helping me. I hated Zoloft . None of the others were very good either. But my...

  38. Anafranil
    ... I haven't taken Anafranil. I tried Zoloft , but it made me crawl out of my skin. I understand...

  39. Thoughts
    ... You just need to find what works for you. I am on zoloft and clonopin (to control the anxiety). I like zoloft...

  40. Scab picking help!!!
    ... and told my embarrassing secret. I was prescribed Zoloft . I thought, WOW! Finally, after all these years,...

  41. Bad Thoughts!
    ... take meds to help control them. I take 200 mg of zoloft and it works very well for me. It doesn't rid me...

  42. sexual thoughts
    ... thoughts about my daughter. They did go away with Zoloft . Talk to your doctor--you don't have to say exactly...

  43. Residual guilt?
    ... was away from a lot of my triggers. I take 50mg of Zoloft daily and am still trying to get in with a pdoc. THe...

  44. A few questions
    ... others it's long term. Me personally, I've been on Zoloft for over 10 years now and most likely I'll continue...

  45. OCD tendencies?
    ... Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) just like Zoloft and other anti-depressants and it controls the levels...

  46. Rumination: Intrusions, past, and lalaland
    ... put you on a low maintenance dose of an SSRI like Zoloft or Paxil. Good luck to you!...

  47. School problems
    ... misses out like oh you had homework to do. He takes Zoloft and has for over a year. He used to go to a counselor...
    ... quite popular, and it may be worth a look. I took Zoloft myself in the past. I found that it helped with the...

  48. Luvox meds...have you heard of it?
    ... week before getting pulled off and being placed on Zoloft which I'm on now. Basically were all different...
    ... stopped taking it because I got preg. I am now taking Zoloft for the same thing. It is working great and I have...
    ... about Luvox as well. I have been taking 100mg's of zoloft for over 3 years now, and I think the effects of the ... this medicine? Also is it difficult to get off of Zoloft ?...

  49. Is it normal to be agitated easily with zoloft?
    ... interested in the replies you get as I have one child on Zoloft and one on Lexapro. They've both recently started ... your doctor tell you how long it would take for the Zoloft to take effect and the Lexapro to be out of your system...
    ... i did not give it long enough. i have only been on zoloft for 5 days and i am not taking it anymore. it has ... it's wore off). ALSO I READ THAT A DR. SAID QUITING ZOLOFT COLD TURKEY IS LIKE QUITING HEROINE COLD TURKEY. THAT...
    ... OCD. My regular M.D. had given me some samples of Zoloft to try. Although I don't want to discourage people ... It's definitely worth letting your dr. know how the Zoloft made you feel. My dr. didn't want me to continue...
    ... dannic1-- i stopped taking the zoloft and went back to lexapro to give it one more try maybe ... i did not give it long enough (8 weeks). the zoloft has scared me to death. i only took it 4 days, which ... really wish i did not have to take anything at all. zoloft made me feel like everything was a dream, and i was...
    ... certainly sympathize with how you were feeling on the Zoloft . I personally think stopping it was a wise decision ... I forgot to tell you, though, was that I had taken Zoloft years ago when I had mostly depression. I do remember ... was anxious. My daughter's father takes 25 mg. of Zoloft and 2 mg. of Clonapan (don't know if I'm spelling ... you did the right thing by not continuing with the Zoloft . danni...
    ... another drug for the depression. The other thing Zoloft did for me which I never told anyone about (even my ... even in writing about them to anyone, but I know the zoloft helped with those. Sorry it was such a bad experience...
    ... thank you mountain lover i am so glad to be off zoloft . it was HORRIBLE for me . i am glad it works for you ... helping i guess. so thank you i do feel better. the zoloft i don't even have words to expain how it made me feel...
    ... Teacher2be, I am a 16 year old girl and have been on zoloft for about a year now. I'm on 100mg of it for depression ... to see if anyone else had the same problems on the zoloft as I had. I'm only on the med for 10 days a month ... want then it's not worth it. since I've been on the zoloft I've been telling myself to stick it out and everything ... too. I've been told to take the zoloft later in the evening so that I'd sleep through the...

  50. How can you "know" if it is imagination or memory
    ... financial reasons I was unable to continue with my zoloft . I find myself crying alot and as I have shared before...
    ... If you can I would recommend you get back on Zoloft and start some cognitive behavioral therapy as soon...

  51. Having a hard time
    ... concentrate, so I had to get off right away and went onto Zoloft which I've been on ever since....

  52. Is Paranoia A Symptom Of OCD?
    ... thought many times about the Truman Show also. I took Zoloft for a long time for anxiety/depresstion. It seemed...

  53. being switched from lexapro to zoloft
    ... Hey I found Zoloft to be very beneficial, but it's different for everybody...
    ... My 11y/o son takes Zoloft and feels it has already helped him with his OCD ... Asperger's Syndrome). His psychiatrist said that Zoloft had the least amount of/and least likely adverse side...
    ... I was on Zoloft , then changed to Lexapro because the Zoloft made me ... also made my anxiety and OCD worse, so I went back on Zoloft . Once again, I became tired, so then I switched to ... SSRI's helped me much. I mean, I was up to 250 mg of Zoloft (50 away from the max dosage), and I was still a mess ... . Don't get me wrong- Zoloft is a great medication for many, but being a pure obsessiona...
    ... is worse since i have been on it. i have heard that zoloft was more for ocd. my dr decided he would let me try...
    ... Zoloft has been amazing for me !!!! Don't get me wrong,...

  54. Irishmom, dd112, purplegirl.....
    ... ..BUT you have to put in the work. i know for me zoloft helped me get a start on it. it took away the intensity...

  55. For FSUGIRL
    ... way regardless. first of all i am on 200 mg of zoloft . before the thoughts came i was on 50mg for postpartum...

  56. ocd returning can't calm down
    ... was starting to get better. I was taking 200 ml of zoloft and some lorazeoan for my anxiety. The words weren...

  57. What medication????
    ... s)... so it's something along the lines of Prozac, Zoloft , Paxil, etc. There are quite a lot (about 30, I think...
    ... i've found zoloft to be helpful. i still have to work on it, but it...

  58. Children with OCD - HELP!
    ... different SSRI's throughout the course of three years ( Zoloft , then Lexapro, then Zoloft again, then Prozac), I...

  59. Risperdal withdrawal?
    ... personal experience with Risperdal, but when I quit Zoloft cold turkey it was a nightmare for quite a while....

  60. Afraid.
    ... common OCD meds wouldnt be able to help you. Ones like Zoloft are very effective for a lot of people. There are...

  61. pain med for OCD
    ... Anyway, I tried Paxil with no luck and now I was on Zoloft 100 mg. I just went to a Psychiatrist rather then ... before? I will certainly try it, I have to wait til the Zoloft is out of my system though. Thanks for any info....
    ... here has who could help you out) but I found 100mg Zoloft quite effective. My OCD is quite severe also, and ... stabilized it quite well. All the things I've read about Zoloft suggest that it tends to only require a lower dose...

  62. Looking for someone to talk to to with OCD:)
    ... having. A light dose of an anti-depressant such as Zoloft or Paxil will help also. But medications are not...

  63. Hi New to board
    ... what some other members have to say about it. I take Zoloft and I've been on that since I was about 18 years old...

  64. new to the board
    ... found a good CBT that helps me alot, and combined with Zoloft it helps. I feel that anyone that has OCD should...

  65. Am I weird? Or do I have OCD ???
    ... conjunction with medications, usually SSRI medications like Zoloft , or Paxil. I hope this helps, and good luck!...

  66. has lexapro helped anyones ocd
    ... been on all sorts of medicines such as Prozax and Zoloft and finally Lexapro. Lexapro helped maybe a tad,...

  67. I hate my OCD its making me insane!
    ... EEEEEEEEEEKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK iv been on zoloft and it helps me alot, but i still get the whole hypocondria...

  68. OCD and weight problems question.
    ... with about all psychoactive meds, whether its Prozac, Zoloft , Paxil, etc. While they do differ, they are all serotonin...

  69. Help for doubts
    ... have never met a person that has told me, "I'm on Zoloft , Luvox, Paxil, etc. and as soon as I started taking...

  70. just venting...
    ... for OCD, but it works for me. In the past I've taken zoloft (gained weight), prozac (yuck), klonopin (didn't work ... Something I've noticed, though- when I was taking zoloft , I had more spikes in my ocd- Now, I go for long periods...

  71. People acting on their OCD thoughts?! Omg...
    ... have never met a person that has told me, "I'm on Zoloft , Luvox, Paxil, etc. and as soon as I started taking...

  72. Scared of Thoughts
    ... going through? I have gone back on my meds 150 mg Zoloft and 50 mg Seroquel at night and I am in therapy so...

  73. question about compairson....
    ... Hey With medication, ( Zoloft ) I can clear my head for about the same length of...

  74. Obsessing over "doubt"
    ... been going to a counselor and have started taking zoloft . I am doing A LOT better this past week compared to...

  75. stressed out
    ... would never act on but are afraid of it, etc? I am on Zoloft , Anafranil, Lamictal, and Ativan (which my doc keeps...
    ... would never act on but are afraid of it, etc? I am on Zoloft , Anafranil, Lamictal, and Ativan (which my doc keeps...