There are many medications that are used for ocd and prodep 20 is one of them. Doses need to be titrated and also there may arise a need to titrate the medications or augment the treatment with other medications depending on your response to treatment. I hope that you are also using therapy in the form of counseling to help with your obsessive thoughts leading to compulsive behaviors and cbt is the preferred form of counseling. If you have further questions regarding side effects please ask them on a private forum.
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If formula 1, cars can't reach you to a place, can small cars do the same. You seem to be having resistant symptoms and very high potency drugs including clozapine have been given. 5htpn and l tyrosine are very very weak over the counter health supplements which are very expensive and lack much efficacy. Better come to terms with the illness and aim to select the medication group which gives best relief amongst the one which you have mentioned in consult with your psychiatrist. Good luck.
Prodep 10 MG Capsule can make you feel drowsy or dizzy. It is advised not to drive or do any other activity that requires your complete concentration. In case you are an elderly patient, be careful when you are getting up from a sitting or sleeping position to avoid a sudden fall. Also, you must avoid alcohol while you are under this medication.
You can have 90 to 100% symptom reduction for OCD. Prodep i.e. fluoxetine is a wonderful druh, it s dose needs to be upped or some drug combined to achieve this, If u have weight gain, the medication can be changed or a drug added to prevent weight gain property of prodep
MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)
Prodep is the brand name of a medicine called fluoxetine. Common side effects in men include decreased libido and difficulty getting an erection. Some men have trouble maintaining an erection. Men taking Prodep also report delayed or blocked orgasm. So more you use more chances of getting ED.
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MRCPCH, MRCPsych, CCT (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
you may be aware that ocd can be a chronic condition which can be more prominent during stressful periods. Ocd can be effectively managed by a combination of medication and psychological therapy like cbt. You have been on prodep (fluoxetine) for few years with certain degree of benefit. Have you ever had cbt? Cognitive behavioural therapy (cbt) will be beneficial to control ocd symptoms. Kindly check with your doctor about availability of cbt in your city.
You should address your question to an Ayurveda doctor. Otherwise because of the word 'OCD' it comes to me, a psychiatrist.
Our way of OCD management is to prescribe Fluoxetine kind of medication at higher dose for many months, may be years. These medicines do not cause weight gain. Check out other causes of weight gain in your case.
We may add a psychotherapy to it, if necessary. I may take you up for cognitive therapy at your thinking level, with ERP (exposure and response prevention).
I have no knowledge about Brahmi and Ashwagandha.