Mice orally received distilled water (n = 9), SCLPN (30 mg/kg, n = 9 and 100 mg/kg, n = 10), and Anafranil
(30mg/kg, n = 9) for 1 week.
Medications that alter the transmission of serotonin in the brain also are used widely to treat OCD, including Anafranil
, Prozac, Luvox, Paxil, and Zoloft.
, Tegretol) and appear promising for wider use in the future.
Long viewed as an untreatable condition, OCD now can be controlled with the newer serotonin re-uptake inhibitor antidepressants such as Anafranil
, Prozac, Paxil, or Zoloft.
Serotonin-boosting drugs such as Prozac and Anafranil
(the latter is often prescribed for OCD) offered significant relief to delusional BDD patients, she notes.
Elavil/Endep(*), Aventyl/Pamelor, Vivactyl, Tofranil/SKPramine, Norpramin/Pertofrane, Sinequan/Adapin, Ascendin, Ludiomil, Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Wellbutrin, Surmontil, lithium, Clozaril, Anafranil
Studies show that tryptophan enhances the effect of some of these drugs, including Parnate and Anafranil
Joan's nursing background, her service on the faculty of the American Heart Association and her experience with the launches of Merck's Proscar and Ciba's Anafranil
give her an uncommon understanding of key therapeutic categories and the educational needs associated with those categories," said Health Learning Systems' Joe Mastracchio.
Initially, she was prescribed Luvox and Anafranil
, the medications most commonly used with OCD, but the side effects were too offensive.
Rapoport realized that Anafranil
wasn't a perfect treatment, nor did it alleviate the problem for all patients.