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Posted on Tue, 4 Jul 2017 in Mental Health
Question: I inhaled bleach fumes and got severe OCD relapse. I am feeling fine now but OCD is making me suicidal and killing me. I am on Luvox and been to psychologists and psychiatrists but to no avail.
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Answered by Dr. Shubham Mehta 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Augmentation or switch.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Welcome here.
I can understand your concerns.
OCD is a difficult to treat disorder. Many a times, a person does not respond to one drug but may respond to another or a combination of drugs.
What dose of luvox you have been taking?
what other drugs and psychological treatments have you tried in past?

Hope to hear from you soon.
Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Follow up: Dr. Shubham Mehta 31 minutes later
I am taking 100mg Luvox since last 4 years and tried Risperdal too but none of the medications help. Tried ERP and all other methods but to no avail. Should I suicide?
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Answered by Dr. Shubham Mehta 22 hours later
Brief Answer:
Dose increment needed.

Detailed Answer:
Sorry for late response.
In my opinion, 100mg luvox is not the adequate dose if your symptoms are persisting. I would suggest a dose increment up to 300mg luvox. Kindly discuss this with your treating Psychiatrist.

keep up the spirits.
wish you good health.
all the best.
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