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A 47-year-old female asked:

what medicine will work for ocd/anxiety/adhd? i am on zoloft (sertraline) but my intrusive thoughts stop me from being productive? always caught up in my thoughts

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
Cognitive-Behavioral: Therapy iworks if frequent & long-term. Practice techniques till they're automatic; I.e.,, wear a rubber bracelet & "snap out" obsessions. Tourette Syndrome has multiple motor tics & at least 1 vocal tic for at least a year, often + ADHD & OCD, Stimulants for ADHD ^ anxiety. The non-stimulants Intuniv & Kapvay can be used with SSRI's. A neurologist or psychiatrist can re-evaluate & treat.

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Last updated Feb 12, 2015

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