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Suggest Treatment For Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Question: I have expierenced obsessive compulsive behavior for years, now very iratible to others ! I am 71 years old .
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Answered by Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi (16 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Fluoxetine or Fluvoxamine can be used.

Detailed Answer:
Hello thanks for asking from HCM

Please elaborate your symptoms in details which can help in making more clear diagnosis.

For OCD commonly SSRI drugs are used. Fluoxetine, Fluvoxamine etc are commonly used drugs and have great efficacy. These are safe to use and have no serious side effects.

You can talk with a psychiatrist for these drugs.

Thanks and Take care
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Suggest Treatment For Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Brief Answer: Fluoxetine or Fluvoxamine can be used. Detailed Answer: Hello thanks for asking from HCM Please elaborate your symptoms in details which can help in making more clear diagnosis. For OCD commonly SSRI drugs are used. Fluoxetine, Fluvoxamine etc are commonly used drugs and have great efficacy. These are safe to use and have no serious side effects. You can talk with a psychiatrist for these drugs. Thanks and Take care