The full form of OCD is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. It is a mental illness, where a person has recurring and uncontrollable thoughts or feels the urge to keep repeating an action. A few examples of OCD are repeatedly washing hands, fear of germs, rearranging things, and counting repeatedly.

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Why am I having low libido after taking medications for OCD?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a bad complaints of OCD 7 years ago, then I met with a Psychiatrist, he advised me Clonazepam 0.5 at night alongwith Escitalopram 10 mg in the morning. I felt a little comfort. But for getting more effectiveness I increased myself the dose of Clonazepam upto 2 mg for anxiety, p...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your situation. I can imagine how hard it must be for you. I would put forward a few things you need to consider right now. First of all, Clonazepam at a dose of 2 mg if used for long duration can be addictive. This medication should be used on...  Read Full »

Can 50 mg Fluvoxamine be given to a patient with anxiety and OCD?

Query: Hello doctor, For someone suffering from anxiety, ocd intrusive thoughts. This person was on 5 mg of Cipralex for quite a few years, then about 8 months began a change of medicines, about 6-7 in this time. Finally this person was given 25 mg Fluvoxamine. First 4 days everything was fine. Then a...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. As you have mentioned that the patient is feeling better with this medication, I would suggest you to continue 50 mg Fluvoxamine for atleast another 2 to 4 days and see if they feel okay. Fluvoxamine has a sedative effect and that is wh...  Read Full »

Are my fears due to OCD?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old woman. I am having OCD since I was 12 years old. I have a strong fear of an event that happened a couple of years ago when a psychiatrist told me that I have a borderline disorder and have no fantasy. I was trying to ask her for years to say me the opposite as a compul...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. My first question is whether you are currently on medication for OCD or not. If your obsessions are bothering you that much, first you need to start medications because the content of your obsessions is a second factor when it comes to treatment, first we need to foc...  Read Full »

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