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How effective is Lexapro for Ocd (Obsessive-compulsive disorder)?

Summary: 42 Lexapro users have rated its effectiveness for Ocd.

Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 3.4/5

This is a review of how effective Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is for Ocd and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

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What is Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,475 Lexapro users)

Ocd

Ocd (obsessive-compulsive disorder) can be treated by Zoloft, Prozac, Luvox, Fluvoxamine Maleate, Sertraline Hydrochloride, Paxil. (latest reports from 8,945 Ocd patients)

On Mar, 27, 2015: 42 people are studied for taking Lexapro in Ocd




Lexapro effectiveness for Ocd


Long term Lexapro effectiveness for Ocd

Lexapro effectiveness for Ocd (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall11112144
Long term
(1+ years)
046111

Age of people who take Lexapro for Ocd * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ocd0.00%4.76%14.29%28.57%33.33%9.52%4.76%4.76%

Who find Lexapro more effective for Ocd?

Age of people who find Lexapro more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ocd0.00%0.00%27.78%27.78%27.78%11.11%0.00%5.56%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

 

 

 

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Mum was on Lexapro (2.5mg for 2 month, then drug was increased to 5mg daily)
    she was diagnosed to have PUD ?? 2o to Aspirin /Atrophic gastritis. She was taken off Lexapro (tappered to 2.5mg x 3 days, then ceased and to start Remeron-because of her wt loss (she has secondaries cancer in lung and liver?? from colon cancer),she was to start on 7.5mg -she has phobia of swallowing slavia, hence she refused to take the new med. Her Dr was contacted and pt was advised to restart Lexapro from 2.5mg to 5mgs. She had x 1 dose of 2.5 (after missing a dose when she took Remeron) She is due to take 5mg tonite. Very uncertain re giving pt the increased dose as she seems to have become more confused and agitated. She also c/o pain in her knee and hip joint, family is really lost as to how to handle the situation. Her medicos seem to think the family is overtly worrying for nothing. Pt is 86

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