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  1. Anyone help with my OCD...thoughts
    ... doing it. I went to see my doctor and he gave me Zoloft 200mg/day and that helped so much that after a while ... it helps becuase I really don't want to go back on Zoloft ....
    ... Well I started back on Zoloft on 6 days ago and already Im seeing a difference....

  2. Has Prozac Helped?
    ... to be bipolar too. He had terrible results with Zoloft and even became suicidal. Keep the communication...

  3. Violent thoughts
    ... do something similar... So, I was reading about Zoloft side effects and came across the story of the boy ... killed either his parents or his grandparents while on Zoloft (he was 12) once I read that, I started having images...
    ... I am on Zoloft I made a post about it in the Depression forum ...
    ... It is best to clear your system and restart the Zoloft . Do not be ashamed of having to take meds for something...
    ... that I had to take time off work. But after being on Zoloft for a while, I find myself to be just about 'cured...
    ... do something similar... So, I was reading about Zoloft side effects and came across the story of the boy ... killed either his parents or his grandparents while on Zoloft (he was 12) once I read that, I started having images...

  4. Are there specific medications for OCD?
    ... popular for OCD appears to be Luvox , Prozac, and maybe Zoloft ....
    ... I've tried Zoloft , Welbutrin (twice), Prozac, Lexapro, and Cymbalta...
    ... I've tried Zoloft , Welbutrin (twice), Prozac, Lexapro, and Cymbalta...
    ... Hi, I have been taking Zoloft 200mg/day along with klonopin 1mg /day and neurotonin...

  5. Can OCD come back?
    ... I was 15, it hit full force again and I got put on Zoloft , not because of the OCD, which I still didn't know ... had, but because of my panic attacks. Now, still on Zoloft after all these years, my OCD, though still there...

  6. Luvox and weight gain!
    ... happening again. But, I'm allergic to prozac, and zoloft causes too much anxiety. And, dr. says luvox is one...

  7. Ocd
    ... for me, zoloft greatly helped with my ocd. unfortunately, it made ... everything else. what i've personally been told is that zoloft and celexa work well for ocd with few side effects ... sleep well and etc (i had to take trazedone while on zoloft so i could get any sleep at all) so good luck on your...

  8. Qutting wellbutrin xl cold turkey?
    ... cold turkey, it was horrible. however, when i quit zoloft , i down about 25 mg for two weeks, and then 25 the...

  9. drinking while on meds
    ... of the pills. All in all, I still drink and I take zoloft now. But i've learned my lesson (quite a few times...

  10. Health anxiety and OCD postpartum
    ... crazy. But now I am obsessing about that. I am on zoloft , xanax and trileptal. Why can't I stop obsessing...

  11. luvox vs Zoloft
    ... Luvox either and eventually I'll have to switch to Zoloft when we have kids....
    ... person I guess. I think luvox is better for OCD than zoloft from studies I read but it depends on the person....

  12. ocd, about kids being killed
    ... yes i just started on a new med it is zoloft 50mlg, im hoping this will help i just feel like if...
    ... rules" on household maintenance issues. Hope the Zoloft works out for you. I have used SSRI's in the past...
    ... relationship, but it can really help. How's the Zoloft coming? They always say give it 4 weeks at least...
    ... that they said that it would take a while for the zoloft to kick in i realy dont think that i have had any...
    ... and taking an antidepressant such as an ssri like zoloft can trigger symptoms in an individual with a latent...

  13. Help - I Just Started Zoloft Today
    ... Hi. I am on Zoloft mainly for anxiety and depression, but I also have ... as I took it again, I was OK. All in all, I love Zoloft and I'm planning to stay on it. Also, I had suicidal ... in the past, but I haven't had any of that with the Zoloft ......
    ... I hated Zoloft . Sorry to say this but that's true. I started gaining...
    ... I hated Zoloft . Sorry to say this but that's true. I started gaining ... . I wish you luck, It does help. But. i hated zoloft myself, but i had rather the opposite reaction. i ... had been anorexic before but with zoloft i had absolutely no appetite and lost over 10 pounds ... wouldn't worry about the suicide connection, because zoloft isn't going to MAKE you kill yourself. good luck...
    ... Hi, I have been on Zoloft for 7 years now and was put on it for anxiety. I was ... slowly bumped up to 150 mg. Once you start taking Zoloft it can take 2 or more weeks to actual start working ... weeks you will feel much better. For people with OCD, Zoloft will only take care of that in higher dosages. People ... with OCD on Zoloft usually need to be on at least 150 mg and as high ... as 300 mg (the recommendation is 200 mg max). Zoloft in higher dosages takes care of the serotonin levels ... level which does help with the OCD. You can look at Zoloft 's Web site to get more info. http://zoloft.com ... / To summarize, people on Zoloft for OCD need to be on higher dosages for it to be...

  14. How to overcome OCD WITHOUT therapists, medicines and self-help books?
    ... medicine is really rare that the only existent ones are Zoloft and Luvox and they all don't work for me. There's...

  15. Hey does this mean that the med works
    ... try lexapro!! its great!! seriously, i've been on zoloft and paxil...and those were horrible and i had the...

  16. What meds. did you take when pregnant?
    ... to them the only drug that can safely be taken is zoloft although there are other options and it is only the...

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

  18. im scared and i need help
    ... and he was completely casual about it and prescribed Zoloft for me which eventually led me to feel 90% better...

  19. weird twitches
    ... ever since i have been on zoloft i get twitches every now and then ?? why...
    ... about swapping to another antidepressant med if the zoloft is helping, then swap to another of the same type...
    ... ever since i have been on zoloft i get twitches every now and then ?? why I don ... 't know about Zoloft , but I get them on Paxil. My psych said that's pretty...

  20. from 50mg prozac 60mg, whats going on???
    ... morning. The same thing happened to me when I tried Zoloft quite some while ago, after taking the first dose...

  21. Need some suport
    ... i have had many ...but since i have been on zoloft they have stoped till last night ...i am little by...

  22. I'm going thru some changes
    ... I'm being put on new medicine taking off the Zoloft , the withdraws I dont know what they will be.. or...
    ... prozac and zoloft are both the same type of antidepresant so there shouldnt...

  23. Can someone please tell me if this is OCD?
    ... anyone know what good medication can help? i was on Zoloft back in the summer but only for 2 weeks and i stopped...
    ... hurt us the most. Yeah maybe you didn't give the Zoloft enough time. Are you seeing a doctor or therapist...
    ... better each day. Oh well. I may go see my Doc for some Zoloft or somthing?...

  24. Anyone take Celexa?
    ... t afford to stay on them anymore. I've since tried zoloft and lexapro. Both did nothin but give me awful side...

  25. Intrusive thoughts???
    ... was suffering from post-partum depression. I am on Zoloft 150 mg and patiently waiting for it to work. It will...

  26. Anti-Depressants and OCD?
    ... started at 20 mg and now im up to 40 mg. i have tried zoloft which did work well for my but i had a physical reaction...

  27. OCD doubts my love
    ... to hear it anymore. Sometimes I can't stop. I am on Zoloft but just for a week, I stopped paxill last year when...

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

  29. How Do I Cope With Ocd Spouse???
    ... stress. He tried taking Paxil with no luck and then Zoloft . He decided one morning to stop taking Zoloft because...
    ... welbutrin, started 3 weeks ago, and before that i was on Zoloft , which was pretty good, i had to stop taking it because ... me sick, but i htink so far i had best results with Zoloft , but everyone is different, don't give up, i go to...

  30. I think I am going crazy
    ... By the way if you were wondering, I am on 100mg of Zoloft for general anxiety (which seems to flare up when...

  31. Do I have Obsessional OCD? Can you help?
    ... good psychologist and with good medicine ( i am on Zoloft which is sertralin) and good will to fight I am sure...
    ... until about a month ago with OCD. I also just started Zoloft so we'll see how that goes. But it would probably...

  32. Relationship-OCD???
    ... changing my diet, adding some exercise, and getting on Zoloft . Around May, however, I was watching a show on TV...
    ... Hi zoloft is a prozac type antidepressant med and these often ... different doses to find 1 that works for you, maybe the zoloft dose could be upped as it doesnt seem to be helping...

  33. Some advice?
    ... lol But I won't get into them here.. I have taken Zoloft in the past for depression but got off it because...
    ... mention does sound like OCD, an antidepressant such as zoloft often reduces OCD, the strange dreams come from all...
    ... Thank you for your reply. I was on Zoloft a few years ago for depression when I had a very traumatic...
    ... I was just wondering - when you were taking the Zoloft , did you feel a reduction in your OCD type worries...

  34. OCD coming out of the closet
    ... been difficult. I'm not on meds right now. I took Zoloft for about 6 months, but it didn't really help me,...

  35. OCD and pregnancy
    ... neurobehavior and development you may consider taking zoloft or paxil instead as they are class b drugs and considered ... safer. i am pregnant and take zoloft ...it works quite well and the risks are much lower...
    ... med that is safer first and see if you can manage... zoloft is a drug effective in helping people with OCD, it...
    ... during pregnancy. I also know that my Dr. told me that Zoloft would be better during pregnancy. However, what I ... the Luvox (worst case scenerio if for some reason Zoloft or whatever they told me didn't work for me) and what...

  36. Zoloft and NAUSEA
    ... Not Zoloft but with Paxil. I actually thought I might be pregnant...
    ... Try taking the Zoloft at night. I am sure this should help you....
    ... I'm on Zoloft too and for the first week I felt queezy and had no...
    ... I too take Zoloft , and the doctor told me that for the first week or...
    ... wow when i first took zoloft , it actually increased my appetite grew and i would...
    ... Thank you all for your replies. I am now taking Zoloft at night and not really experiencing the upset stomach ... happened when you drank alchohol while you were on Zoloft ? Did you end up vomitting a lot? I haven't drank ... any alchohol yet since I started Zoloft , so I don't know what to expect. Thanks, Cupcakes...
    ... hi , i have been on zoloft for over a year now and at first it made me feel a...

  37. My ocd can beat up your ocd!
    ... though! i think you might benifit from an SSRi like zoloft or paxil....i really encourage you to set up an appt...

  38. Recurrent Obsessions of Terminal Disease
    ... well turns out it is all in my head and I know am on zoloft and gosh has it helped me out so much. I still have...

  39. Just stuck
    ... here God, my boyfriend, My mom.. I'm on nurrontin and zoloft , risperdal.. they seem to be ok but not as of late...

  40. Risperdal questions!
    ... side effects come from I take nurrontin, risperdal, zoloft i have some memory issues and as well as i have to...

  41. what else i got?
    ... wrong with me. o also i got downgraded from 50mg of zoloft to 25mg because i had an anger problem....

  42. OCD corrolates with Stress
    ... I have just been put on zoloft for ocd and anxiety,which is caused by stress,so there ... doesn't understand how I get any rest!SO hopefully the zoloft will help,I've suffered for over 25 years now,never...

  43. Need your advice
    ... It just didn't work out for me. So we switched to Zoloft . It's weird how so many different drugs of the exact...

  44. Anyone have OCD unwanted and intrusive thoughts.
    ... took 7 months of therapy and medication im on 300mg zoloft risperdal although I feel my medicine helps i still...
    ... took 7 months of therapy and medication im on 300mg zoloft risperdal although I feel my medicine helps i still...

  45. i seem to go through strange phases
    ... similar phase when I first started taking my meds ( Zoloft ) I didn't know it then, but now I realize that it...

  46. how to stop intrusive thoughts?
    ... and my OCD spun out of control. My doctor prescribed Zoloft which has been a tremendous help however, you mentioned...

  47. these dreams...i cant handle these dreams!
    ... My son had the same experience on Zoloft . His were strange, fantasy type dreams that seem to ... but were extremely vivid and real. Once off of the Zoloft , they went away. Good Luck...

  48. did you beat OCD ?
    ... therapy. That's what has worked best for me. I did try Zoloft for 6 months and it did absolutly nothing except make...

  49. Kinda Embarrassing Question About...
    ... given a stimulant . . . however I've already tried Zoloft , Celexa, Lexapro, and Paxil ... and am on Adderall...
    ... in that area..:) I noticed when I first went on Zoloft years ago, I experienced the same symptoms, but eventually...

  50. I have a common question
    ... 3 months and is not gaining weight like he DID on Zoloft . In fact, his gaining weight caused him to have some ... on other threads...he had a very bad experience on Zoloft . It also made him not care about anything. I did not ... was anymore. After him being put on high doses of Zoloft , Risperdal and Depekote and being told to put him ... hostility/aggressivenss etc. that he experienced on Zoloft . He does not take Depekote as a mood stailizer because ... it was determined that this was not needed once the Zoloft was removed. Seems Zoloft was bringing out bi-polar...
    ... 3 months and is not gaining weight like he DID on Zoloft .... ... and I immediately had the same thought...
    ... my son's case, he got worse after each increase of Zoloft ; But rather than rationalize that the Zoloft was making ... what I witnessed. His Doctor was so hell-bent on Zoloft that he tried to mask his negative reactions with ... medications. From a statistical point, I have learned that Zoloft usually has the least side affects so that is why...
    ... my son's case, he got worse after each increase of Zoloft ; But rather than rationalize that the Zoloft was making ... what I witnessed. His Doctor was so hell-bent on Zoloft that he tried to mask his negative reactions with ... medications. From a statistical point, I have learned that Zoloft usually has the least side affects so that is why ... hope it helps. MOM2OCDER Hey Mom2ocder I take zoloft with risperdal, in my doc mis dignosed me, I do not...
    ... I take zoloft with risperdal, in my doc mis dignosed me, I do not ... rapid cycling (all symptoms he got while being on the Zoloft ). Besides having a very hard time waking up in the...
    ... I take zoloft with risperdal, in my doc mis dignosed me, I do not ... rapid cycling (all symptoms he got while being on the Zoloft ). Besides having a very hard time waking up in the ... the process.. the risperdal I'm on now is 4mg the Zoloft i am on is 300...I hope that the prozac is working...

  51. OCD and Medication . . .
    ... how long does it usually take to work? I have tried Zoloft , Celexa, Lexapro and Paxil already, all of which did...
    ... how long does it usually take to work? I have tried Zoloft , Celexa, Lexapro and Paxil already, all of which did...

  52. Can't get my mind under control
    ... life until the meds started to work. I'm on 50 mgs of Zoloft and they've helped me a whole lot. The only problem...

  53. I thought I grew out of it??!
    ... how it works. About the meds, I love my combo of zoloft and Clonazepam. The Clonazepam kicks in right away ... also helps with the ocd since you are calmer and the zoloft took about 6 weeks before I noticed a signifacant...

  54. Coming to terms.
    ... with all of you I sympathize, my doctor put me on Zoloft I started today at 100mg's so we'll see, anyone else ... been treated by Zoloft for OCD? thank you all for listening and write back...
    ... Hi Amy, I am currently on Zoloft and have been since February 2003. It has been a huge ... OCD. I have put on weight as a result of being on Zoloft but it's importatnt to know that not everyone experiences...

  55. ocd & Pregnancy: have question about medication
    ... Desertskies, Congratulations! I am currently on Zoloft for my OCD. I started taking Zoloft in February 2003 ... OCD too much to deal with so my doctor prescribed Zoloft . Although I am not pregnant now, my husband and I ... to get pregnant in September. To my understanding Zoloft is considered safe to take during pregnancy but I...
    ... Desertskies, Congratulations! I am currently on Zoloft for my OCD. I started taking Zoloft in February 2003 ... OCD too much to deal with so my doctor prescribed Zoloft . Although I am not pregnant now, my husband and I ... to get pregnant in September. To my understanding Zoloft is considered safe to take during pregnancy but I ... Thank you! :) I went to the OBGYN and he said Zoloft should be ok but my other doc said that there weren ... 't any studies on Zoloft and pregnancy and suggested that Prozac would be better...

  56. OCD and Prozac
    ... went down the wrong horrible road for a year with Zoloft . It compounded the OCD. Even brought about bi-polar ... just kept uping the dosage. When he was maxed out on Zoloft , he added Risperdol....He then became suicidal, talked...
    ... Also, I wanted to give a bit more warning about the Zoloft . While he was on Zoloft, he continually woke up ... look for these exact symptoms. And in all fairness to Zoloft , I was told that it usually has the least side affects...

  57. I'm wondering something
    ... I've only tried one med for my OCD and it's Zoloft . It has been a big help with my OCD symptoms but unfortunat...
    ... I've only tried one med for my OCD and it's Zoloft . It has been a big help with my OCD symptoms but unfortunat ... luck. J. :) Thanks for responding, I'm on zoloft right now I've been on it for few years now and I...
    ... me feel the best. Hope this Helps Hey I'm on zoloft right now and I think the anxiety is lesson some, ... to try prozac but i was afraid too so he put me on zoloft he said prozac would have the least side effects I...

  58. Does anyone take Luvox (Fluvoxamine)?
    ... any positive difference and just costs more. I tried Zoloft for a few days, felt a bit of stomach discomfort but ... pshyciatrists don't prescribe, instead they favor Paxil, Zoloft , or Celexa. I'm actually very surprised that Luvox ... internet search) and all the SSRI's are in there. Paxil, Zoloft , and Celexa are in the top 10-20. Prozac is right...

  59. ON Zoloft
    ... just got back from the doctor and i am on 25mg of zoloft for now because i got ocd. But does any one else here ... take zoloft? I take zoloft I take a 100mg but 3 times day so i really take...
    ... i have taken zoloft in the past and it worked awesome for me!!! only side...
    ... I've been on Zoloft for over 1 year. The good news is it has significantly...
    ... Zoloft has definately helped me alot. It does take time ... you ask your doctor for a med for anxiety untill the zoloft sets in. I was once on luvox and that seemed to work ... that I am concerned with weight gain. On the whole zoloft seems to be less likely to make you gain weight. ... better and eating again. I have lost 10 pounds on zoloft and have read that some people have to stop taking ... differently. It took me 12 weeks to feel really good on zoloft . At six weeks I noticed improvement but at twelve...
    ... I have been on Zoloft now for almost 1 year. They started me out on 25mg...

  60. taking a break from my boyfriend because of ocd
    ... also happy that my psychiatrist has me on 150mg of Zoloft and 2mg of Clonazepam. Ever since he added Clonazepam...

  61. lightning
    ... and so she knows what i am going through. i was on zoloft for 6 years and the summer of the 6th year i had like...

  62. Does anyone else feel this way?
    ... worry about who's gonna get me. I have been on paxil, zoloft , and even prosaic in the past, and nothing has ever...

  63. Has anybody had a problem with generic Prozac?
    ... the difference within 2 days. I was coming off from Zoloft which was really not a help at all for my OCD. The...

  64. Wine
    ... WAS JUST WONDERING IF WINE IS OK TO DRINK, I AM ON ZOLOFT AND I KNOW YOU CANT DRINK ALOT I ONLY THOUGHT HALF...
    ... almost counters the med you are on but i have been on zoloft and i did drink when i was on it but im not a heavy...

  65. Please Help!!!!!!
    ... I WENT TO THERAPY AND IT HELPED ME A BIT I AM ON ZOLOFT BUT I GUESS MY QUESTION IS I WAS DRINKING A SMALL...

  66. help
    ... My phychiatrist uped my zoloft dosage from one to two, and ever since it seems that...
    ... My phychiatrist uped my zoloft dosage from one to two, and ever since it seems that...

  67. OCD and Religion
    ... s scary and it causes me to have anxiety. I was on Zoloft for about 2 years (off and on) and basically went...

  68. Husband with OCD Family Needs Advice
    ... diagnosed with OCD last year....He has been taking Zoloft ever since then and the doctor has up the meds once...

  69. Hi: Any advice or input would be appreciated.
    ... It's like I don't know how to be happy. I was on Zoloft for a while and it didn't work. I just started on...

  70. How do you handle Sexual Side Effects
    ... enough OCD benefit. Drugs like Anfranil, Paxil and Zoloft cause the most Severe SExual problems pretty much...

  71. my stupid obsession
    ... beta-blockers for anxiety/panic attacks and SSRIs ( Zoloft , Lexapro) for the OCD. In fact, with the medications...

  72. Feelings of uncertainty
    ... professional help, I see a general doctor who prescribes Zoloft to me but I haven't had any luck finding an OCD therapy...

  73. Fluvoxamine/Luvox
    ... help the OCD, I'm also doing CBT and ERP. I tried Zoloft for a few days, felt a bit of stomach discomfort but ... pshyciatrists don't prescribe, instead they favor Paxil, Zoloft , or Celexa. I'm actually very surprised that Luvox ... internet search) and all the SSRI's are in there. Paxil, Zoloft , and Celexa are in the top 10-20. Prozac is right...
    ... different drug that's used more often like Paxil, Zoloft , or Celexa....
    ... about fluvoxamine, but I do know that if you take Zoloft or Paxil (I was on Paxil and am currently on Zoloft...

  74. feeling of something being wrong
    ... to scare anyone..). I had severe side effects from Zoloft . The more I think back on it, I don't know why I didn...
    ... zoloft and the other antidepressants can make our problems...
    ... have OCD, I think you have a mild form of it. Because Zoloft can cause anxiety at the beginning of using it, that ... obsessive, scary thinking. So I mean, I don't think the Zoloft caused the thoughts per se, but rather the anxiety ... which then caused the thoughts. How long were you on Zoloft ? Maybe it wasn't the right drug for you. I'm on Effexor ... another question if you don't mind, why were you on Zoloft in the first place? Oh and about the awful feeling...
    ... ) What you're saying does make sense. I was on Zoloft for 4 months and in that time, all I did was cry every ... and doing a pretty good job. I was originally put on Zoloft for mild anxiety. I probobly just should have taken...
    ... problem at hand. They ask me the reason why I was put on Zoloft to begin with so I tell them and they try to fix that...
    ... the harm thoughts about myself and others. I am on Zoloft and just put a call into my doctor to see if I can ... was losing its effect and my doctor switched me to Zoloft . I am taking the max which scares me. I am considering ... downs, but they were only every couple of months. With Zoloft I have ups and downs all the time and can't seem to ... Anyways, this may or may not help but I think Zoloft (at least for some of us) just does more harm than...

  75. Do you take meds and if so what meds to you take?
    ... help the OCD, I'm also doing CBT and ERP. I tried Zoloft for a few days, felt a bit of stomach discomfort but ... pshyciatrists don't prescribe, instead they favor Paxil, Zoloft , or Celexa. I'm actually very surprised that Luvox ... internet search) and all the SSRI's are in there. Paxil, Zoloft , and Celexa are in the top 10-20. Prozac is right...