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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Anafranil oral.

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Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
6/12/2012 8:50:09 AM

Reviewer: stillsick247, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i have been taking this medication for quite some time and still has not worked for me. still have obsessive thoughts.

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
1/6/2012 1:27:31 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started taking this medicine at the mid range dose about a month ago and I noticed better sleep patterns and less obsessive behavoir. I even lost weight as I tend to be a comfort eater when stresed. That being said. the first week I had terrible dizziness and my sensitivty to alcohol was exponentially increased(a half glass of wine made me faint). The only persistent side effect has been severe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
10/3/2011 12:21:25 PM

Reviewer: Oli, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Improved OCD and depression significantly. I take 150mg. Can you guys tell me how much you take??

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
9/6/2011 12:14:48 PM

Reviewer: jenae88, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is the best medication I have ever took I have a skin picking disorder and I barely pick now I am so happy

Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
2/20/2011 2:02:13 PM

Reviewer: BMP7272, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with OCD when I was 7 yrs old. I was on several medications including zoloft and prozac. They would work for a while but they usually made me sick. Anafranil was absolutely wonderful after the few weeks it takes to build up in your system. Even if you feel better never stop this medicine on your own. I made that mistake as a teenager and the OCD usually comes back full throttle ... Show Full Comment

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