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I'm taking 100 mg of Zoloft for OCD. I don't think my OCD is well controlled to the point I'd like it to be. Is it worth trying to higher with the medicine? I've had to have SSRI+Antipsychotic before to manage my OCD including a high dose SSRI. In my past I considered going up to 30 mg of Lexapro, 375 Effexor XR and tried Seroquel XR 300 mg and Abilify 15 mg tablet. Would Prazosin be of any help for obsessive-compulsive symptoms? I have been on up to 20 mg before as well from nighttime OCD. I should mention I've been hospitalized twice from my OCD. I have made attempts to harm myself before when I could not stop the obsessive/intrusive thoughts. Lately, I'm feeling really depressed and my depression runs right alongside the OCD/Anxiety about obsessions. Am I the only one with severe OCD (to this extent)? I feel alone and non-human.

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replied February 14th, 2018
Mental Conditions Answer A63147
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. YOu should not manipulate the doses yourself. Consult a psychiatrist, have a few sessions of psychotherapy and see if it helps.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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