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How effective is Lexapro (escitalopram) for OCD and anxiety compared to other ssri's?

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Dr. Marcie Berman
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Depends on you

All of the SSRIs are effective in treating OCD, anxiety, and of course, depression.
Different people have different results so no one SSRI is better or worse. Whatever works best for you is the best. Remember, though that higher doses are often needed to help with OCD. Also, you need to give these mess time enough to see if,they are helping. Work with your doc to get the best results.

In brief: Depends on you

All of the SSRIs are effective in treating OCD, anxiety, and of course, depression.
Different people have different results so no one SSRI is better or worse. Whatever works best for you is the best. Remember, though that higher doses are often needed to help with OCD. Also, you need to give these mess time enough to see if,they are helping. Work with your doc to get the best results.
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