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1

What is 1st line for OCD?

specialized CBT with SSRIs

2

When should we expect to see benefit with SSRIs for OCD?

80% of benefits happen within 6 weeks at therapeutic dose, but may take up to 12 weeks too see max benefit

3

Lack of response at ___ weeks means low likelihood of improvement at 12 weeks

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4

What are some other drugs you can use?

-clomipramine, venlafaxine or mitrazapine

5

What can you augment with?

SGAs

6

When should you monitor for efficacy after starting an augmenting agent?

at 4 weeks

7

How long should you treat for?

1 year

8

Options for pregnancy?

CBT and SSRIs if necessary (not paroxetine)

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Options for breastfeeding?

CBT & paroxetine or sertraline if necessary (both have minimal concentration in breast milk)

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