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OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is characterized by the presence of either obsessions or compulsions, but more commonly by both symptoms that can cause marked impairment or distress.
Obsession is a recurrent, persistent, intrusive, unwanted thought, image or urge that cause distressing emotions (eg anxiety and disgust).
Compulsion is a repetitive behavior or mental act that the person feels driven to perform, in order to lessen the distress caused by the obsession.
Anxiety is the central feature of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Drug Information

Indication: Major depressive episode, panic disorder w/ or w/o agoraphobia, social or generalized anxiety disorder, obsess...

Indication: Depressive illness, symptoms of depressive disorder & obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

Indication: Symptomatic treatment of depression including depression accompanied by symptoms of anxiety in patients w/ or ...

Indication: Symptomatic treatment of depression including depression accompanied by symptoms of anxiety. Obsessive compuls...

Indication: Depression & prevention of relapse/recurrence; panic disorder (PD) w/ or w/o agoraphobia; obsessive-compul...

Indication: Major depressive episodes.

Indication: Major depressive episodes, panic disorder w/ or w/o agoraphobia, social & generalized anxiety disorder, ob...

Indication: Depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).

Indication: Symptomatic treatment of depression w/ or w/o anxiety. Obsessive compulsive disorder, pre-menstrual dysphoric ...

Indication: Depression. Bulimia nervosa.

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