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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 vs Zoloft for OCD

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Other name: Fluoxetine HCl (Fluoxetine HCl)
Other name: Sertraline (Sertraline)
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Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ...
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Sertraline hydrochloride (brand names Zoloft and Lustral) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It was introduced to the market by Pfizer in 1991. Sertraline is primarily used to treat major depressi...
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Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ...
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Sertraline hydrochloride (brand names Zoloft and Lustral) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It was introduced to the market by Pfizer in 1991. Sertraline is primarily used to treat major depressi...
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me, I worked for Prozac and I did a lot better. I also have...
" Zoloft didn't work for me, either. For me, I worked for Prozac and I did a lot better. I... "

has worked perfectly for my ocd with no side effects....
" zoloft has worked perfectly for my ocd with no side effects. prozac made me sleep all the time and didn't work as well. I also... "

I'm on Prozac right now, it seems to be helping a bit...
" ...been from Paxil to Zoloft. Neither worked for me... but I ...they have worked for. I'm on Prozac right now, it seems to be helping a bit with making... "

OCD. She said that despite my doing so well on zoloft, she...
" ...psychiatrist told me that Prozac is the BEST ssri at getting to OCD. She said that despite my doing so well on zoloft, she wanted me to try Prozac because the research... "

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had an amazing response to Zoloft and moreso to Prozac for...
" ...and had an amazing response to Zoloft and moreso to Prozac ...my ADD. In fact, Prozac made my ADD much worse, which I later found ...a rather common combination. The ocd is good in that it got me... "

's a much more calming med. I believe it really helps w...
" ...is an SSRI.  I used to be on Prozac, but it made me ...dr put me on zoloft, as she said it's a much more calming med.  I believe it really helps with obsessive compulsive disorder and it really stopped... "

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or zoloft. Sigh.It sounds like it's working for you, co...
" I took Prozac for about six months a few years ago....I didn't have any side effects at all. However, it ...and it helped with my OCD tendencies but did absolutely ...did clonipin, imiprimine, or zoloft.... "

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e Prozac for my OCD and Major Depression -- it is working qu...
" ...OCD or GAD? I am running out of options, any ideas? I take Prozac for my OCD and Major Depression -- it is working quite well. I also take Ativan 2x per day and sometimes at night, and then I take... "

for awhile. I am switching to Zoloft and am hoping that it...
" ...fact that meds help me. I have been on Prozac and it definately worked for awhile. I am switching to Zoloft and am hoping that it will kick in soon. I know that I will be on meds my entire life,... "

first. He is taking Zoloft. Yesterday I was really sick...
" ...Im 35. I also have OCD and take Luvox and ...really bad anxiety with her. I have took Prozac before and it did great! It quit working after a couple of ...our first. He is taking Zoloft. Yesterday I was... "

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