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What would happen if I increase my OCD dosage myself?
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What would happen if I increase my OCD dosage myself?

Okay for about a month now I've been diagnosed with OCD/Anxiety. I take medication for it. But now the OCD medicine doesn't seem like it's working. I'm mean it takes some of the OCD away, but not all. I go to a psychiatrist so I take meds and do talk therapy, which helps greatly. I'm scared to ask her if I can up my medication for OCD, in fear she will tell me "no". It helps a lot, but I think the next mg will help me even better. I'm actually on the lowest dosage. Good idea doing it myself, or should I talk to my psychiatrist? Thanks!!

It HELPS alot! So it's not like it's not helping at all, it's Luvox btw.
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1699033 tn?1443113373
Never change your dose without your doctor's permission.  Just make an appointment.  They are not the drug police.  He/she will listen to how you are feeling and I'm sure up your dose since that is what you want them to try. It is really a trial and error thing and they understand that.  
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1699033 tn?1443113373
Never change your dose without your doctor's permission.  Just make an appointment.  They are not the drug police.  He/she will listen to how you are feeling and I'm sure up your dose since that is what you want them to try. It is really a trial and error thing and they understand that.  
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5154541 tn?1366812291
Thanks, yeah I was probably thinking that would be the best to do. And not only that I forgot about the fact that if I did this my pills would run out faster, which would make the pharmacist questioning what I'm doing. Thank you again!
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