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Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
10/16/2012 9:05:01 PM

Reviewer: Rinny82, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug should be illegal!!! The side effects were intense and not worth it. I thought I had to go to the ER. I was getting tremors in my hands then started losing control of my hands and the right side of my face. I got terrible bruising all over my legs. Nausea, didn't want to eat anything. Oh, yeah and no sleep on this med. I felt like I wasn't in control of my body or emotions. Was v ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
10/8/2012 12:22:13 AM

Reviewer: xbrando7, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This medication works fairly well, but the choice to use it or not is a bit of a toss-up when you consider the side effects. It helps with anxiety and OCD, reducing the impact to about half what it was before, but the effectiveness fluctuates. My doctor says that I should take a higher dose (I take 100mg) to get a better effect, but any dose higher than what I take now is too hard for me to handle ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
8/26/2012 9:32:27 PM

Reviewer: L. Hawkins42@yahoo.com, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
briefly taken with more sleep,waking up often drinking and eating urinating excessively during the daytime and night time. I have experienced numerous episodes of depression anxiety,3 episodes pyschosis. impulsiveness ,hyperactive,I am constantly wanting to try to clean, organize, rearrange,feed, clean, etc.

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
4/9/2012 4:48:05 PM

Reviewer: Just here, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
worked well for me BUT had some side effects. loss of energy and the ability to consintrate. The dont care feeling I was looking for was there but it effects everything which is not a gooat seems to be very hard to do.d thing. I would love to stop taking it but th

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
3/25/2012 2:01:43 AM

Reviewer: pariah, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have tried handfuls of other drugs, and Luvox is the only one that has worked wonders for my OCD- I actually forget I have it most times. It no longer affects my life. The cons associated with this drug are a decreased sex drive and bad withdrawal symptoms if I miss one, or especially two, doses. I get vertigo and nausea. Otherwise few side effects while taking it.

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