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Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
10/22/2009 9:58:42 PM

Reviewer: Tabbie1216, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I take this med for OCD and depression. At first I felt great! I could walk through my house and not feel the need to clean it from ceiling to floor everyday. The med has helped somewhat with my counting obsession. The problems that I am having now are insomnia (which Ambien is helping with), very vivid dreams (I even hit my husband in my sleep!) and dry mouth. I plan to continue taking this med b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
9/21/2009 8:18:38 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
2/11/2009 6:44:31 PM

Reviewer: lisa, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I suffered many years with obsessive thoughts and depression and tried several meds before my Dr. prescribed fluvoxamine. This medication has dramatically improved the quality of my life. I cannot say enough good things about it! I have been taking it for almost 10 years and the only long lasting effect has been dry mouth, which simply makes me drink more water! I love this medication and I am so ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
10/11/2008 3:11:14 PM

Reviewer: Anxiety OCD/ADD, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This does help with OCD. I do not ruminate or obsess persistently about the same annoying distracting and useless thoughts. It also helps with my anxiety and a little with ADD. Mainly, it makes me a little less anxious, so I don't worry (obsess) as much, and my attention is a little better (I don't forget my keys or wallet as much) b/c again, I am less anxious. But I need more, so I am t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
6/8/2008 8:55:36 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started taking this medication b/c it has helped my brother so much (he also has OCD), I think I was hoping for a miracle drug. Luckily the side effects of this med have been mild for me and I have had some good times while on it. However , I'm still hoping that one day a more effective drug will be offered.....I've tried everything with no luck ( Just to name a few; Zoloft, Prozac, and ... Show Full Comment

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