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Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
6/18/2015 5:16:07 PM

Reviewer: Diane, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have been on Luvox for 2 years. It took about 4 months for me to see the full effect. Don't know where I would be without it. Not cured but it is manageable and I have a life to live.

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
4/15/2015 9:45:54 PM

Reviewer: DebD, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It worked for my depression. Takes awhile to get dosage right. Have taken for several years, worst side effect is insomnia. OCD is always with you--this med takes the edge off. You have to be strong and stop letting your mind torment you!

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
12/21/2014 10:20:49 PM

Reviewer: Scary medicine, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Frightening side effects. I literally have taken one dose and within a few hours had a pounding heart rate, sweating, dizziness, disoriented and racing thoughts. Have never experienced such before in my life. I will never take this medicine again.

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
3/23/2014 9:45:59 AM

Reviewer: fosslacey, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
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Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
1/20/2014 8:31:06 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was recently diagnosed with severe OCD, mostly Obsessive thoughts,and a few compulsions. My Psychiatrist started me on Luvox 1 50mg tab a week, until I reached the max dose she suggested of 200. At 200mg I literally had no drive for life...and i started feeling hopeless and depressed because I felt like I couldnt do literally ANYTHING. I could stay in bed all day. didnt care to take a shower, sh ... Show Full Comment

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