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Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehen...
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Anafranil vs Prozac for OCD

Anafranil
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Prozac
Other name: Clomipramine Clomipramine
Other name: Fluoxetine HCl Fluoxetine HCl
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3.0
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4.5
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4.1
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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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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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2
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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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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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between). I was put on Anafranil for OCD and the SSRI's fo...
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" Quote: Why are you on Anafranil? I was on it for 6 yrs prior to Prozac and Paxil. But went off ...know quiet easily) before starting Prozac (a years break between). I was put on... "

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for me. I was on Anafranil at one time and am currently...
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" I took Luvox as high as 400 mg/day for 3 years or so. It started working at about 3 weeks ...working for me. I was on Anafranil at one time and am currently on Prozac, both of which were more... "

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son take anything else besides anafranil and prozac, and...
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" ...stated that your son is on prozac , i am too but it only seems to help with the depression part of the bdd and not the ocd. does your son take anything else besides anafranil and prozac, and how... "

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lts. Anafranil was like a miracle for me, it changed my li...
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" ...for as a form of compulsion. I also tried Prozac before the Anafranil and had bad results. Anafranil was like a miracle for me, it changed my life. Please feel free to... "

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side effects. Prozac was a wonder drug. Basically obesssion...
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" ...25 years ago. Once diagnosed with OCD and explained what it was I felt better already. Then when I was told that there is medication that can help balance the level of serotonin in the brain and... "

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obsessions. I also take Prozac and Ativan (as needed),...
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" ...try the Anafranil for your OCD. As I said, it erased most of my symptoms most of the time. After 20 years it feels great to be free from meaningless obsessions. I also take Prozac and Ativan (as... "

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I started taking anafranil and Buspar and the medication...
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" ...in my life when my OCD controlled my life, all my waking time and sometimes in my dreams. Many years ago I started taking anafranil and Buspar and the medication has given me a lot of relief. I will... "

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I first started with anafranil for several years and...
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" I supplemented my paxil with effexor at one time to help with my anxiety-because I was still having alot of anxiety first thing in the morning when I woke up. I felt it helped somewhat with my... "

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ck: And I want to get rid of my derealization. I wa...
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" ...on Dp unit they say Prozac make people anxious? And is ...that is why I wonder about Prozac or Anafranil. :shock: And I want to get rid of my derealization. I want to feel ...ORE nervous. I already have... "

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l a few years back and it was the BEST medication I've eve...
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" ...offer helpful advise. I am also on Prozac but only 20mg as I am hypersensitive to medications in general and Prozac just happens to exacerbate my anxiety. I too know that the theraputic dose for... "

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