What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is an anxiety disorder in which there are intrusive thoughts and repetitive behavior to decrease anxiety associated with the intrusive thoughts. Symptoms include obsessions and compulsions that can interfere with daily life.

Treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder includes cognitive behavioral therapy and taking medication. Common drug classes used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder are SSRIs and tricyclic antidepressants.

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    You or someone you know may suffer from anxiety, depression, or both. Anxiety and depression can be extremely debilitating with potential for negatively impacting a person’s daily life, but there are treatments that can help, including therapy and SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) medications like Paxil (paroxetine hydrochloride) and Pexeva (paroxetine mesylate).

    What are Paxil and Pexeva prescribed to treat?
    Pexeva is used to treat generalize anxiety disorder (GAD), major depressive disorder (MDD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and panic disorder (PD). See More

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Popular Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
SSRIs 9 See Prices
SSRIs 6 See Prices
SSRIs 9 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Drug Classes

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