In higher doses, these medications can cause slurred speech, an impaired ability to walk around, poor judgment, and slowed reflexes.Your browser is not currently configured to accept cookies from this website.
They can make you groggy, and reduce your efficiency at work.
Everyone experiences anxiety at one time or another: “butterflies in the stomach” before giving a speech or sweaty palms during a job interview are common symptoms. A high level or prolonged state of anxiety can be very incapacitating, making the activities of daily life difficult or impossible.
This medication helps to reduce the symptoms of OCD for about 70 per cent of the people who take it.
For those who do not benefit from taking SRI drugs, other drug treatments may provide relief.
SRIs belong to a class of drugs called antidepressants.
Most doctors treating OCD with medication will prescribe an SRI.
Antidepressants are a popular treatment choice for those with depression.
Although antidepressants may not cure depression, they can reduce your symptoms. But if it doesn't relieve your symptoms, or it causes side effects that bother you, you may need to try another.
Many of the medications that are useful for stress relief are also addictive.