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OCD treatment experiences?

Over the years I've tried a few SSRIs (Paxil, Lexparo) for OCD (in addition to SA, depression) and to be honest they never really made a whole lot of difference.
I know that SSRI's are supposed to be "the gold standard" treatment for OCD.
So I'm wondering if I'm just having an odd atypical reaction, or if this is a common thing, so my question is; have SSRI's helped any of you OCD sufferers to any great extent?
 

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I have OCD, and I tried an SSRI for the first time last November. After experiencing very little therapeutic effect with Lexapro, I switched to Zoloft. Unfortunately, the Zoloft wasn't any better. I don't really have much confidence in the SSRIs...I'm more comfortable taking nothing at this point.
 

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You're supposed to combine meds with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
I'm taking Prozac right now. I hear it's good for OCD. Maybe you just need to try a new med, too.
 

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I had ocd before taking meds.

once I started paxil, the ocd went away completely.
then I stopped paxil. the ocd came back with double the intensity.
then I tried prozac. the ocd wouldnt go away.
then I tried zoloft. it still wouldnt go away.
 

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I started N acetyle cysteine, apperantly should work for OCD, will add in inositol, agomelatine, memantine later.
 
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