Luvox vs prozac for ocd

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Avatar n tn In your friend's case, she feels guilty and the thought scares her, though she is not suffering from the compulsive behavior, she may still be diagnosed with OCD. This is treated with Cognitive-Behavioral therapy and/or medications like Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Luvox. A thorough evaluation may benefit your friend and relieve her of her suffering.
Avatar n tn HI, I have been rather successful with Paxil 40mg, but it can wear off (like everything), and the anxiety and depression can come back. There are others to try, like Luvox (no sexual side effects) or Effexor (or something like that). When I first started Paxil, I remember feeling kind of "high" part of the time, but I used Paxil for OCD, too, and I just wanted it to stop so bad that I didn't tell the Dr. that I felt high.
Avatar m tn Over the years I was on Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Luvox, amphetamine salts, Prozac, Lamictal, Risperidone, Xanax, Adderall and Ativan. I was diagnosed (by diff docs) as OCD, ADHD, BIPOLAR2, DYSTHMIA AND GAD My Father, Uncle and a friend died within 6 months of each other. I didn’t cry. I just felt numb (meds?) I started to see a NP who helped a friend of mine. She was very nice. She put me on Prozac. When I didn’t feel better, she had me talk to her mentor, a Psychiatrist.
Avatar n tn 44 yo White Male with 3 yr Hx of Clinical Depression, OCD and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Was treated with Luvox, up to 300 mg day, changed Psychiatrists 3mos ago and meds changed to Ativan and Prozac. Was experiencing numbness in both legs from knees to hips and left arm as well as left part of face on one occasion. An MRI an MRA was conducted to R/O MS and a suspected aneurysm was found.
Avatar n tn 44 yo White Male with 3 yr Hx of Clinical Depression, OCD and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Was treated with Luvox, up to 300 mg day, changed Psychiatrists 3mos ago and meds changed to Ativan and Prozac. Was experiencing numbness in both legs from knees to hips and left arm as well as left part of face on one occasion. An MRI an MRA was conducted to R/O MS and a suspected aneurysm was found.
Avatar n tn This warning pertained to patients who were prescribed Paxil for depression, not for patients who are prescribed Paxil for anxiety. It sounds like your daughter has done well with Paxil, and she might do equally well on another SSRI (like Zoloft), but not necessarily. If there's no particular reason why Paxil would pose any risk to her it's hard to discern why you would switch her. It will also be important to locate another child psychiatrist.
Avatar n tn Hi All, Thanks for this wonderful service! I have OCD, Panic Disorder & Social Anxiety. Without medication life is very uncomfortable. I was on Paxil for 6 months and all my symptoms were greatly relieved. However, the side effects began to outweigh the benefits. The side effects were: fatigue, nausea, headaches, loss of libido and inability to orgasm, weight gain and increased PMS.
3166043 tn?1514263618 To clarify things, I have been mentally ill since age 8. I was first perscribed Luvox and saw a therapist for OCD. I managed it until the age of 12 when things changed, like certain behaviours where I saw phychiatrist who then diagnosed me with depression. I was put on numerous medications to see which was right for me and I was taking Luvox and Clonzepam till I was 18 when I needed to change anti depressants because I was no longer responding to the one I was put on 8 years earlier.
Avatar f tn And again, some have had success switching to Prozac for a time until the withdrawal is done, and it's an easier drug to wean off of. If you have to stay on Effexor, well, whatever, I guess, but given the time that's passed and it's effects on you, I can see why it might not be a good option. Life just doesn't work out sometimes, but sometimes it does, so don't give up hope as I have -- I wish I could still form hope, but that went with the Paxil, unfortunately, but I do have hope for you.
Avatar n tn Hi, I have been on Effexor XR for 3 years and I have gained about 40-50pounds, most when my dose was increased to 225, now I am on 75mg b/c I'm getting ready to wean off the medicine in a couple of weeks,and I haven't lost anything yet. My eating habits have not changed and I exercise. I have always been underweight and I could eat whatever I wanted...I'm only 26 years old...I know my metabolism has changed some, but not enough to pack on 40 pounds.
Avatar n tn I was just taken off the Effexor and given a perscription for Prozac but i am affraid to take it!!! I want to loose the weight and i am feeling desperate and i dont think people understand what its like. I was once wore a size 6 and i went to try on wedding dresses and the lady put me in a 14 and it still was tight!!! I dont know if Prozac will make me gain more wieght or help me loose it so i am affraid to take it. Does anyone have any feedback on prozac and wieght gain???
Avatar n tn When the involuntary breaths first started, Sometimes I would go for 3 months without an episode, but then it would come back again, last for a few weeks and go away again. Within the past 4 months, I had a horrible cold, and then a bad case of bronchitis. The involuntary breathing has started up with the cold, and it is now contiunous, every 7 to 10 minutes or so. I recently had an upper endoscopy, and finished a regiment for h pylori bacteria, however this annoying problem remains.