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Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehen...
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Prozac 14,314 Zoloft 13,723 Paxil 7,842
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Anafranil vs Paxil for OCD

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Other name: Clomipramine (Clomipramine)
Other name: Paroxetine (Paroxetine)
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Clomipramine (Anafranil) is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). It was developed in the 1960s by the Swiss drug manufacturer Geigy (now known as Novartis) and has been in clinical use worldwide ever since...
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Paroxetine (also known by the trade names Aropax, Paxil, Seroxat, Sereupin) is an selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant. Marketing of the drug began in 1992 by the pharmaceutical company SmithKline Beecham (pharmac...
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Clomipramine (Anafranil) is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). It was developed in the 1960s by the Swiss drug manufacturer Geigy (now known as Novartis) and has been in clinical use worldwide ever since...
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Paroxetine (also known by the trade names Aropax, Paxil, Seroxat, Sereupin) is an selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant. Marketing of the drug began in 1992 by the pharmaceutical company SmithKline Beecham (pharmac...
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Seroquel (with Anafranil) helped me out of my depression,...
" Why me? Seroquel (with Anafranil) helped me out of my depression, and paxil is working for me too. Why is it me who has to be the one with the good comments on these drugs? I'm not trying to... "

mean, I took Anafranil for many years for OCD. An...
" Hi Maria ~ Paxil didn't work for me. Zoloft does. I've heard weight gain stories for Paxil too, though. It's important (I think) to remember that everyone reacts differently, though. I mean,... "

In April, I got put on Anafranil and Seroqiuill at the same...
" ...In April, I got put on Anafranil and Seroqiuill at the ...same time becuase of OCD and depression. I got out of the depression a the end of May... "

afranil. This strong triciclic was effective in tr...
" I was on Paxil for 6 months and found it effective to treat depression and panic attacks. Unfortunately ...depression without anxiety, i was prescribed anafranil. This strong triciclic was effective in... "

hould try this med. I'm taking paxil and still have a lot o...
" ...turn 39, and I have suffered with OCD for about 25 years is so with symptoms waxing and waning of course. I'm wondering if I should try this med. I'm taking paxil... "

luvox... get off paxil. Paxil tends to have the worse side...
" Try luvox... get off paxil. Paxil tends to have the worse side effects next to... "

nyone had any experience with paxil? I've been doing some r...
" ...been going on with my OCD. He recommended I talk to my physician about trying paxil or anafranil. Has anyone had any experience with paxil? I've been doing some reading and saw that anafranil has qu... "

on now doesn't help then Anafranil will most likely be next....
" ...and strongest medications for OCD... but it also has quite a few side-effects. Second comes Seroxat (Paxil). Never been on Anafranil but I was on Seroxat for quite a while ...what I'm on now doesn't... "

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ids on? Mine is on anafranil (100mlg) plus 20mg Paxil. I...
" ...your kids on? Mine is on anafranil (100mlg) plus 20mg Paxil. It is not taking care of his depression, and his anxiety is often way too high. Judy Re: New to egroups Hi... "

afranil. This strong triciclic was effective in tr...
" I was on Paxil for 6 months and ...working, and like many switched into anafranil after trying several new ...depression without anxiety, i was prescribed anafranil. This strong triciclic was effective in... "

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