ocd medecince experiences...?

Discussion in 'Therapy and Medication' started by possessednomad, Jun 16, 2007.

  1. possessednomad

    possessednomad Well-Known Member

    Hi, sorry to bark on about ocd but it is basically the main reason why ive seriously thought about killing myself so hey...

    what meds (if any) have people been on for it? im on that fluoxotene stuff or whatever its called, but only on a really small dosage atm. at first it workeda bit then it kind of fell through. i think that maybe it acted like a placebo and then when i realised that things werent really getting any better i reverted again. it also makes me nauseous quite a bit at the moment (i was obviously warned that this might happen), and kind of (and i know that this is perhaps a bit sick sounding) like bloated, and windy.

    i want to up the dosage to 40mg - anyone been on it or any other meds specifically for ocd at all?

    thanks a lot,

  2. Freakstorm

    Freakstorm Member

    I've been on hundreds of medications for my ocd. I've been on fluoxetine/prozac, at 20mg and 40mg, it didn't work. Sertraline, citalopram also in the anti depressant variety and anafranil/chlomipramine. Amisulpiride and risperadone in the anti psychotic department. And ativan, klonopin and diazepram in the benzos.

    The only thing that has really worked is chlomipramine and diazepram. But really it is dependant on the person. Usually they try Sertraline after Prozac.
  3. DownwardSpiral

    DownwardSpiral Well-Known Member

    I started Zoloft for my OCD and Depression five days ago. So far so good. I am starting with 25mg for the first seven days then switching to 50mg. I am going back to the Dr. in a couple of weeks to re-evaluate.

    The bad thoughts are still there. I am hoping as the medicine kicks in they will go away all together. So far the only side-effect I have noticed is that my appetite has been drastically cut.
  4. possessednomad

    possessednomad Well-Known Member

    The appetite cut for me is a good thing (my own fault), but i think ive been lucky as it wasnt too extensive. the first reply im sorry to hear the struggle you've had with treatment. : (.