A 49-year-old male asked:
When solvay introduced luvox (fluvoxamine) in the u.s. in 1994 it was for ocd .but basically just an ssri.did dr's use it much with success or have little interest?
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Psychiatry 29 years experience
Luvox (fluvoxamine) used for OCD: Luvox (fluvoxamine) was marketed as a medication for obsessive compulsive disorderand Luvox (fluvoxamine) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Luvox (fluvoxamine) can be used for depression and for many other indications. In general, Luvox (fluvoxamine) is used for ocd more than any other ssri and it does work for ocd pretty ok. Other ssris can also be used for ocd, specially Prozac has been used a lot at higher doses for ocd.Thanks.
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