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Is luvox (fluvoxamine) effective for anxiety?

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Dr. Paul Pancner
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Luvox (fluvoxamine) and anxiety

Luvox is an ssri antidepressant and is in the same classification as prozax, zoloft, Celexa and lexapro (escitalopram).
It's niche, so to speak, is to treat obsessive compulsive disorder, which is an anxiety disorder. As with most ssri's, its seretonin effects seems to diminish symptoms of anxiety. Simply put, yes Luvox helps reduce anxiety.

In brief: Luvox (fluvoxamine) and anxiety

Luvox is an ssri antidepressant and is in the same classification as prozax, zoloft, Celexa and lexapro (escitalopram).
It's niche, so to speak, is to treat obsessive compulsive disorder, which is an anxiety disorder. As with most ssri's, its seretonin effects seems to diminish symptoms of anxiety. Simply put, yes Luvox helps reduce anxiety.
Dr. Paul Pancner
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Luvox (fluvoxamine) -

Luvox (Fluvoxamine) is approved by the FDA for the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder.
However, it has been used off-label by some to treat major depressive disorder, PTSD, panic disorder and social anxiety disorder.

In brief: Luvox (fluvoxamine) -

Luvox (Fluvoxamine) is approved by the FDA for the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder.
However, it has been used off-label by some to treat major depressive disorder, PTSD, panic disorder and social anxiety disorder.
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