How effective is Lexapro for Ocd (Obsessive-compulsive disorder)?
Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 3.4/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is for Ocd. The study is based on 40 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Lexapro
Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,331 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Ocd (obsessive-compulsive disorder) (latest reports from 34,341 patients) can be treated by Zoloft, Prozac, Luvox, Fluvoxamine Maleate, Sertraline Hydrochloride, Paxil.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 40 people are studied for taking Lexapro in Ocd
Lexapro effectiveness for Ocd (number of people):
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Similar condition occurred 7 years ago after a major back surgery while on Neurontin, Lyrica, Ambien and Metoclopromide. Eye ulcers were SEVERE and cleared after the meds were discontinued.
The Buspirone and Celexa were prescribed initially, and then more recently Lexapro was added and finally replaced Celexa) I am coincidentally currently being weaned off Buspirone, Luvox has been introduced one week ago and Lexapro decreased from 30mg to 20.
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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