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Re: Do NRIs and Stimulants make OCD worse?

Posted by undopaminergic on December 4, 2020, at 3:00:29

In reply to Re: Do NRIs and Stimulants make OCD worse? Skeletor, posted by jay2112 on December 4, 2020, at 2:52:31

> > For example Desipramine, Reboxetine, Bupropion, Nortriptyline, Atomoxetine, Methylphenidiat, Amphetamines...
> >
> > Will they exacerbate obsessive and compulsive tendencies?
>
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> Well, stimulants in particular, most likely not. Because, the opposite of stimulants, antipsychotics, DO make OCD worse.
>

That is interesting, because antipsychotics are not infrequently used to treat OCD. Perhaps it is a matter of imbalance, too high or too low dopamine.

-undopaminergic


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