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A 21-year-old female asked:

Is luvox great for ocd? are the side effects worse than zoloft (sertraline) ? im on zoloft (sertraline) now but ocd hasn't improved while anxiety has. will luvox be better?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Luvox (fluvoxamine): If you can tolerate Luvox, (fluvoxamine) it might be better option for OCD. Review with your doctor. Also, for the OCD, talk to a Therapist about Cognitive Behavior Therapy to boost response to medications.
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