What Medications Are Effective for Treating OCD?

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There's only one class of medications that's been proven effective in OCD, in randomized control trials, and that's a subclass of antidepressants called the seratonin reuptake inhibitors, common examples include Prozac, Zoloft and Lexapro, they are all good antidepressants but what they have in common is that they work on a serotonin system.

All the antidepressants that may work in depression, that don't affect the serotonin system are generally ineffective in OCD.