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  1. Obsessed with AIDS - is this OCD?
    ... through my mind like a skipping record. I started on Zoloft , and have switched to Luvox in the past couple of...

  2. frustrated
    ... and I take medicine for it. I also take Lamictal, Zoloft , Ativan (when needed) and AmbienCR (when needed)....

  3. Re: Is this OCD?
    ... right thing by not trying a new medication. I tried Zoloft , but it made me VERY anxious and I just couldn't tolerate...
    ... feedback. I definitely think it's worth a shot. I tried Zoloft , but couldn't tolerate its side effects. I had to...

  4. feeling sad and scared.
    ... quite expensive. Its all done through my GP. I take Zoloft , but the prescription cost doesnt amount to much....

  5. My story
    ... the medication I was on and left me with Adderal and Zoloft . Which was a good combintation. I had stopped seeing...
    ... the medication I was on and left me with Adderal and Zoloft . Which was a good combintation. I had stopped seeing...
    ... help the brain disregulation without medication. Zoloft , for me, just made my anxiety worse. The restlessness...

  6. My Daughter
    ... reason and we should try sooo we did we tried the zoloft at 25 mgs at first we thought it was helping , more...
    ... ladybuggy- It sounds as if the Zoloft made your daughter switch into a hypomanic (manic...

  7. Thoughts Of Harming Loved Ones
    ... it does not stop intrusive thoughts. Drugs like zoloft (which I take), paxil, and others do that job. They...

  8. medication
    ... trials. One of the meds that springs to mind is Zoloft . It is recommended that you dont drink, as it is thought ... be no problem. Sexual side effects can occur with Zoloft , but not always, and they tend to be short term as ... drugs, and is used widely for OCD. I have been on Zoloft over two years, and despite initial side effects that...
    ... i never have on any of the drugs i have been on.... zoloft , paxil, and the rest. then again, i am a teenager...

  9. hi
    ... on her and i was wondering if any one here has had zoloft before for ocd/panic and how it was for you? this...
    ... have tried several meds.......at this point she is on Zoloft 12.5 and a half of Risperdal .25mg. SHe just switched ... you dealing with any of this .....I also feel the Zoloft is great for her anxiety but does nothing for her...

  10. OCD and autism
    ... seemingly recently and to an extreme. He just started Zoloft last night and will be getting counseling at school...

  11. Can this be OCD?
    ... tell me I am hyper-sensitive. :) I was also on Zoloft for awhile and I had no luck with it. My sister has...
    ... 3"][COLOR="Red"]My mother takes a very low dose of Zoloft from family MD.[/SIZE][/FONT] SSRI's alone are notorious...

  12. Bipolar and OCD?
    ... him down. Right now he is on risperidal, lamactil, zoloft and xanax. He was also on Abilify for two days but...

  13. well i am back... problems again.. please tell me i am not nuts
    ... let it all come out.. he gave me a script for zoloft and even though i really dont want to take it because...
    ... Did you ask your dr why he prescribed Zoloft ? Luvox has worked miracles for me. Ill be interest ... to see how the Zoloft works out for you. The stress in your life seems...

  14. Cymbalta for OCD Treatment?
    ... hello all, I have now been put on Cymbalta, since my zoloft wasn't really doing the trick...My PA said it will...
    ... the side effects, and I feel better then I did on zoloft , so good stuff!...

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

  16. question about YBOC scoring
    ... helping you- it only made my OCD worse. I've been on Zoloft , Lexapro, Zoloft again, and Prozac, in that order...
    ... took scores of 22 to 26 as "moderate-to severe", and Zoloft took scores 23-25. I'm somewhere in that range, I...

  17. Prozac for OCD and anxiety
    ... I've taken Zoloft, Lexapro, Zoloft again, and then Prozac for my OCD. None of them really ... needed, for my panic attacks). I switched from the Zoloft to Prozac in November, the same time I started taking...

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

  19. OCD - is it something you can grow out of?
    ... probably helped if anything, but since I started taking zoloft for depression, I don't really feel the need for lists...
    ... life... some people can find it quite beneficial! Zoloft is an SSRI, and as well as being effective in treating...
    ... intervals of time than most. You're lucky that the Zoloft has completely eliminated your symptoms; for most...

  20. long message, but please respond.....
    ... some unfortunately are. This has been confirmed by Zoloft which took YBOC 23-25 as moderate-to-severe OCD, and...
    ... having GAD (which I do have) by my old PCP and given Zoloft . I only found out I had OCD by going on the Internet ... because it interested me. Throughout the years I was on Zoloft , Lexapro, Zoloft again, and then Prozac this fall...

  21. Typical OCD Obsessions?
    ... and ask for a good psychiatrist, i did and i am on zoloft and it is so amazing it helped me so much good...

  22. Prozac and OCD
    ... compulsions, but in no way is it a cure. I took Prozac (and Zoloft and Lexapro at different times) starting last November ... let go of them easier. For example, when I started Zoloft for the second time, I went from obsessing about five...

  23. OCD spike while holding my cousin
    ... always have guilt and fearful images. I take 50mg Zoloft and feel pretty good with it. I will not see a pdoc...

  24. Glad to know I have company
    ... like such a bad person and that's hard. Medication ( zoloft ) has really helped and I was feeling wonderful over...
    ... months now, and it feels like forever, am currently on zoloft and awaiting change? they wax and wane so much though...
    ... like such a bad person and that's hard. Medication ( zoloft ) has really helped and I was feeling wonderful over...
    ... samples to do a "cross-taper". Are you still taking the zoloft ? I was put on Prozac during my second pregnancy to...
    ... I am still on Zoloft ... I am reluctant to try something else because up ... going to try and ride this through and see how the zoloft works after my daughter is born. aaah!...

  25. Re: Disturbing thoughts
    ... worst anxiety ive ever felt.. ! Im currently taking zoloft for only about a month i hope it starts working soon...

  26. Lexpro vs. Prozac
    ... I've taken both Lexapro and Prozac (and Zoloft ) for my OCD. Lexapro absolutely sucked for me. It ... so I got permission from my PCP to wean off of it. Zoloft did help my OCD when I first started taking it, but ... incapacitated while I was taking SSRI's: one with Zoloft and one with Lexapro. Lexapro is used for OCD because...

  27. What do you think?
    ... at age 12, spiked again at age 15 (when I started Zoloft ), but I didn't officially get diagnosed with OCD until...
    ... im not crazy! what a strange disease anyhow, im on zoloft now, only about a month and trying to find a therapist...
    ... im not crazy! what a strange disease anyhow, im on zoloft now, only about a month and trying to find a therapist...

  28. thinking makes it worse..
    ... it criples my life now!! 5 weeks ago I started on zoloft . I just lowered the dose because we thought maybe...

  29. can ocd effect your dreams?
    ... board so maybe I am wrong]. I was taking 200mg Zoloft for a long time, but I recently tried to switch to ... Wellbutrin because I was bothered by side effects of Zoloft . Zoloft definatley helps, but the ocd goes up and ... it a little longer for my body to adjust, I heard Zoloft is very hard to stop taking. Do you happen to have...
    ... umm honestly i have no idea about how hard Zoloft is to stop because im on it now i mean i could stop...

  30. Urgh. Gaa! -Other anxious noises-
    ... got one that didnt make me ill. Finally ended up on Zoloft (Sertraline), the side effects are real mild if any...

  31. anyone experience judgemental attitudes?
    ... on.. its really annoying,.. i just started taking zoloft about a week ago, im hoping it works, also, im thinkin...

  32. Music in head
    ... music playing over and over in my head. I now am on Zoloft and not having any music in my head playing repeatitively...

  33. two people with ocd in romantic relationship
    ... Yeah its been almost a month or so that ive been on zoloft and i just got the dose raised to 100 mg a day so...
    ... really do know what they are talking about. Im on 100mg Zoloft too, Ive found it helps a great deal. It can take ... recent years and they are helping a lot of people. Zoloft is probably one of the safer (in terms of possible...
    ... ahead. I think you will feel a lot better once the Zoloft begins to settle in, I know it can be a fustrating...
    ... contributed to OCD a bit and I relapsed. I was on Zoloft for a few years, ever since I was 18, came off of...

  34. Paxil Side-Effects
    ... nope i had heart palpitations. I hated Paxil. Go with Zoloft ......

  35. OCD and pregnancy
    ... are in similar situations. I currently take 50 mgs zoloft and am about 4 weeks pregnant. I really struggled...
    ... for pregnancy. He said that I would be switched to Zoloft once I decide to try to get pregnant. Zoloft is safe...
    ... I took Zoloft during pregnancy, starting around the 5th month. ... The symptoms actually returned after stopping the Zoloft , but was able to manage them somewhat before getting...
    ... I forgot to say...I breastfeed while on Zoloft . I breastfed my son for 3 1/2 years, while on Zoloft...

  36. Urges with Harm-O?
    ... diagnosed this week with anxiety/OCD and am starting Zoloft . I also take xanax when I get bad thoughts/panicky...
    ... them extrememly comforting). I'm in therapy and take zoloft and it helps but my ocd is worse now that I am pregnant...
    ... is the worst this has been since I started taking Zoloft . Thanks....

  37. My husband's OCD is ruining our marriage..
    ... is that a doctor tried to help him, they put him on Zoloft ..After a while i think it was a few months he became...

  38. I've relapsed....need to talk....could trigger
    ... towards my parents when I lived there. Ive been off Zoloft for 2 months now and I felt fine until this moment...
    ... today, thats how bad my anxiety is) Im back on my Zoloft (100mg every second day just to get my system back...

  39. curt1970/pure-o
    ... Hello, Sounds very similar to me. I have been on zoloft for a long time and seems to help me more than I thought...

  40. Anyone Else?
    ... on anything then I recommend that you can start on zoloft . this has helped me greatly and I no longer show signs...
    ... I have started taking half a zoloft a day for the past week now. The only downside is...
    ... I can live a normal life now. I tried prozac and zoloft but they made me worse. Different drugs work for...
    ... I am going to try the Zoloft for now. It does seem to be helping somewhat. I ... wonder if I am taking the right one. I had heard that Zoloft was supposed to be good for OCD. I hope so. I just...

  41. am I getting better
    ... Hello, I understand and have found that zoloft works wonders for me. Maybe you could get on this...

  42. my son
    ... has been the worst. I just started taking half a Zoloft yesterday and I am going to try and continue until...
    ... that thing and so on. I am just going to try the Zoloft for now and some therapy. And most of all everyday...
    ... understand the daily pain of this illness. I too take Zoloft for depression for many years...it has helped me in...

  43. My Story..advice??
    ... m currently seeing a psychiatrist and taking 75mg zoloft and .5mg clenazo... But find this is doing nothing...

  44. Obsessiona doubt of molestation, again :(
    ... panic and worry about all of it. Thank God I take Zoloft now b/c if I wasn't I think I would have commited...

  45. Obsessive shopping & a little about me & my OCD!
    ... came back as Mild OCD. I have been on Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft , Elevil, Effexor XR, Wellbutrin XL, Cymbalta and now...
    ... :( I also have problems with depression. I am on Zoloft . I was in therapy for over a year, but dropped out...

  46. Medication Vs. Behavioral Therapy... Which would be best??
    ... REALLY bad while I was on the meds... I've been on Zoloft (which did help at first because it was the first...

  47. Need suggestions to overcome Intrusinve thoughts
    ... I should be on something. Doc gave me samples of Zoloft . Any thoughts on this drug. it starts at 25mg and...

  48. OCD thoughts, how do you manage them?
    ... these thoughts?? I am on 100mg Lamictal and 100mg Zoloft . I was doing so well for awhile then all of sudden...

  49. 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...
    ... Right now I am on Zoloft and it is working for me really well. I was on Lexapro ... short while but did nothing for my anxiety. So far, Zoloft is working well for me. This also was the first antidepress...

  50. My OCD is almost gone--here is my update
    ... on 100 mg of Lamictal (mood stabilizer) and 100 mg Zoloft and I am STILL having the intrusive thoughts and by ... exhausted from it all. :) He did have me upto 150 mg of Zoloft , but it made me feel like I was in "la la" land and ... Lamictal about two or so months ago, he took me off of Zoloft (which I don't understand why he did since he knows...

  51. Anyone Had This?
    ... come. I think it's a part of OCD. I started taking Zoloft for it, and the thoughts don't come as often any more...

  52. why cant i just relax???long post
    ... is, so is mine. I don't know about Celexa. I'm on Zoloft and Risperdal. Clomipramine worked even better, but...

  53. Medication for OCD
    ... doctor just recently switched me to Lamictal from Zoloft and I believe with my symptoms, I should be on Zoloft ... into my head, especially the OCD, since I quit the Zoloft . I am wondering if I should call my doctor tomorrow ... and tell him I want to go back on Zoloft , but I just saw him last week and he just keeps increasing...
    ... if the zoloft was working for you, you should still be on it, IMO...

  54. gatsbyluvr how was the CBT yesterday?
    ... really doing much. The SSRI's never really did help me. Zoloft did when I first went on it, but that was because...

  55. worry,worry, worry.........what a waste of life!!!!!!!
    ... went through years of being put on Gabitril, Buspar, Zoloft ...just to name a few. Well years went by and...
    ... diagnosed with GAD and depression, I'm in therapy and on Zoloft . THe severity of the symptoms went away, but I still...

  56. intrusive violent thoughts really ruining my days :(
    ... me more. are antidepressants used for OCD? I know zoloft is approved for OCD in kids up to 17 .. but i just...
    ... a counselor every two weeks, and I take 200mg of zoloft a day. It helps yes, are they totally gone? No...
    ... a counselor every two weeks, and I take 200mg of zoloft a day. It helps yes, are they totally gone? No...

  57. Anybody else obsess about others?
    ... my day. I'm already getting help for OCD and taking Zoloft , so yeah...I'm just wondering if anyone else is like...

  58. I’m new to this forum and wanted to introduce myself
    ... is in therapy and on medication, he currently takes Zoloft and Risperdall. He really doesn't like the meds (neither...

  59. Well, I guess maybe I could benefit from being here...
    ... Let me begin by saying that I am taking 200mg of Zoloft daily and with my first episode years back it really ... stressed and anxious all the time and he put me on Zoloft 50 mg but told me if I needed 100 I could take that...
    ... giving birth I finally went to a Doc who prescribed Zoloft (50mg) It took a few weeks but the world slowly made ... now, I had it under control. I stopped taking the Zoloft once I knew I was pregnant because I wasn't sure of ... gave birth I would have to go back on it. Well the Zoloft did not kick in fast enough and I have Never been ... The good news is that I feel so much better now. The Zoloft took about 6 weeks to reach its full effectiveness...

  60. Does nauesea on meds subside
    ... me. I didn't feel sick however. I have found that Zoloft (100mg) and Tofranil (25mg) completely take care of...

  61. PLZ HELP!!! How to talk to husband about his OCD?
    ... is feeling better mentally and physically. He is on Zoloft and Risperdal. I am so very proud of him for going...

  62. Reactive OCD
    ... I do have obsessional thoughts too. I am taking zoloft , which hasn't helped me much at all. I don't know ... my hair and when I told him that I didn't think the zoloft was working, he just advised me to come off the zoloft...

  63. OCD and Zoloft, should I try something else...Please help!
    ... I used zoloft for ocd and i about slit my wrist. I do not like at...
    ... I take my last Zoloft pill tomorrow and after that, I have to buy my RX ... gave me samples that lasted about 3 months, since Zoloft doesn't come in generic. Anyway, I have noticed that ... doctor about trying? I hate to spend the money on Zoloft and it not work for my compulsions. My insurance ... live in but I am in Canada and I take the generic for Zoloft . It is called Sertraline. Ask your pharmasist about...

  64. success on non-SSRIS? & Fatigue...
    ... OCD? Ive tried most of the ssris (havent yet tried zoloft though) as well as effexor and wellbutrin. anyone...

  65. Rate your OCD meds here:
    ... I'm currently taking 150mg of Zoloft for OCD. For several months I was at about 95% with...
    ... Fluoxetine (aka Prozac), Citalopram, and now Lustral (aka Zoloft ). Prothiaden and Citalopram did nothing for me. Effexor...
    ... It took about 6 weeks for the Zoloft to start working. Even though the meds help take the...
    ... tired all the time and put some weight on me, went on Zoloft , didnt do much, weened off that, went on Wellbutrin...

  66. One bad thought cancelled another one
    ... issues that just drained me. I have been taking 50 mg Zoloft daily and have my first Psychogist appt on 1/19. I ... gone down to about a 4. I am going to ask to up the Zoloft . Also, I am nervous about the pdoc. I am afraid that...

  67. My OCD! What med?
    ... again.. My question is through I don't do well on Zoloft .. I hear voices in my head telling me to do bad things ... do this too me? The great thing with my 2 months of Zoloft treatment.. when I came off the meds I felt greattttttt...
    ... this is the 1 med that has almost changed my life!! zoloft didnt do much for me. i would give this a shot, very...

  68. Can anyone relate?
    ... before, which gave me some sexual side effects, I took zoloft which did the same thing, now I am on a small dose...

  69. Really weird thing I do...
    ... will help that problem alot. im not sure why u needed zoloft and thats a very young age to be taking it but im...

  70. OCD and weight issues....rop
    ... recently been diagnosed with OCD and have been on Zoloft for about 2 weeks. I am also a compulsive overeater...

  71. i hate this :( these thoughts are so not me.
    ... not taking anything. i'm thinking of asking about zoloft - 5 of my mother's sisters took it, and it helped ... depressed and had ocd as well, and she still takes zoloft to this day 9 years later because it helps her. my ... grandmother (mother's side) was even on zoloft until the day she died. there's probably some sort...

  72. Feel like I'm going crazy.
    ... take me to a doctor when I was 12 and i was given Zoloft . Now I never have compulsive behavior, its just great ... ! You should ask your doctor to try Zoloft cause I think it treats OCD well. Bye Ver &, Good...

  73. Is this a symptom of OCD? I worry that I am going to be sick..rop
    ... diagnosed me with ocd and I have just started taking Zoloft a few weeks ago. I just worry all the time that I...
    ... hope that makes sense. anyway, i am ready for my zoloft to kick in (been on it for a few weeks) because my...

  74. The way I feel....
    ... Luvox and Effexor. Tried: Prozac: allergic to it Zoloft : caused extreme anxiety Lexapro: made me feel lightheade...

  75. Got one for you. How many people have this?????
    ... sought help. Make a long story short, got put on Zoloft , went to counselling, got better. Jump seven years ... anxiety return like a sledge hammer. Been taking my Zoloft everyday for the past 7 years (250mgs) never fully...