Anafranil vs Prozac for OCD

Anafranil
(Rx)
Prozac
(Rx)
Anafranil is an antidepressant medication.
Prozac is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for OCD
5.0
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for OCD
3.3
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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December 29, 1989
December 29, 1987
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
9,686 Discussions
366,193 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for OCD
#2 for Depression
#3 for Anxiety
#5 for Panic
Anafranil is prescribed for OCD and Depression and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Anxiety, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for OCD
#5 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Panic
#7 for Mood Swings
Prozac is prescribed for Depression and Anxiety and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ana
Withdrawal Symptoms
8
Dry Mouth
4
Sexual Dysfunction
3
Psychosis
3
Dizziness
3
Drowsiness
2
Derealization
2
Seizures
2
Decreased Libido
1
Palpitations
1
Pro
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Nausea
3
Suicidal behavior
3
Dizziness
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Numbness
2
Suicidal Thoughts
2
Drowsiness
1
Decreased Libido
1
Serotonin Syndrome
1
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Anafranil
Ana
Prozac
Pro
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ana
Pro
8
9
Dry Mouth
Ana
Pro
4
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Ana
Pro
3
2
Psychosis
Ana
Pro
3
0
Dizziness
Ana
Pro
3
2
Drowsiness
Ana
Pro
2
1
Derealization
Ana
Pro
2
0
Seizures
Ana
Pro
2
0
Decreased Libido
Ana
Pro
1
1
Palpitations
Ana
Pro
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pro
Ana
9
8
Nausea
Pro
Ana
3
0
Suicidal behavior
Pro
Ana
3
0
Dizziness
Pro
Ana
2
3
Sexual Dysfunction
Pro
Ana
2
3
Numbness
Pro
Ana
2
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Pro
Ana
2
0
Drowsiness
Pro
Ana
1
2
Decreased Libido
Pro
Ana
1
1
Serotonin Syndrome
Pro
Ana
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Anafranil during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Prozac during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Anafranil and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Prozac and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 25 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg
Capsule: 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, 100 mg
Liquid: 20 mg/5 mL
Solution: 20 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 10 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Clomipramine Hcl
Fluoxetine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Anafranil and Prozac: Severe Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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