Category : Antidepressants & Antianxiety

Brand Zoloft

Zoloft is a prescription medicine used to treat depression, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (also called OCD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (also called PTSD) in adults. Zoloft is also used to treat OCD in children (ages 6-12) and adolescents (ages 12-17).

Active Ingredients: Sertraline

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Brand Keppra

Keppra is used for treating partial-onset, myoclonic, or generalized tonic-clonic seizures in patients with epilepsy. It is used in combination with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Levetiracetam

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Brand Zyban

Zyban is an antidepressant and indicated as an aid to smoking cessation treatment.

Active Ingredients: Bupropion

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Brand Sarafem

This medicine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) used to treat premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Fluoxetine

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Brand Pamelor

Pamelor is used for treating depression. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Nortriptyline

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Brand Prolixin

Prolixin is used to treat psychotic disorders. Prolixin may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

Active Ingredients: Fluphenazine

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Brand Prozac

Prozac is used for treating depression or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in adults and children. It is used to treat bulimia nervosa and panic disorder in adults. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Fluoxetine

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Brand Endep

Endep is used to treat symptoms of depression. Endep may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

Active Ingredients: Amitriptyline

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Brand Clozaril

Clozaril is used for managing schizophrenia in patients who do not respond to other medicines. It is used to decrease the risk of suicidal behavior in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Clozapine

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Brand Lexapro

Lexapro is used for treating depression and anxiety. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Escitalopram

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Brand Geodon

Geodon is used to treat severe mental disorders like schizophrenia, which are characterized by distorted thoughts, perceptions, and emotions. Geodon helps manage schizophrenia's "positive symptoms," (visual and auditory hallucinations, and delusions) and may also help in treating the "negative symptoms" of schizophrenia (social withdrawal, apathy, lack of motivation, and an inability to experience pleasure). Geodon is also used to treat acute bipolar mania, including manic and mixed episodes.

Active Ingredients: Ziprasidone

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Brand Atarax

Atarax is used for treating anxiety, for sedation before and after general anesthesia, and to treat itching due to certain allergic conditions, including hives and contact dermatitis (e.g., poison ivy). It also may be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Hydroxyzine

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Brand Zyprexa

Zyprexa is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (manic depression).

Active Ingredients: Olanzapine

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Brand Compazine

Compazine is used for controlling severe nausea and vomiting and treating schizophrenia. It is also used for the short-term (4 weeks) treatment of generalized nonpsychotic anxiety. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Prochlorperazine

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Brand Sinequan

Sinequan is used to elevate the mood of patients with depression. Nortriptyline is also a sedative and is useful in depressed patients with insomnia, restlessness, and nervousness. It also has been found to be helpful for treating chronic pain and the pain of neuralgia.

Active Ingredients: Protriptyline

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Brand Cymbalta

Cymbalta is used for treating depression and generalized anxiety disorder. It is used for managing pain caused by diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPNP). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Duloxetine

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Brand Abilify

Abilify is used for treating schizophrenia and certain symptoms of bipolar disorder. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Aripiprazole

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Brand Seroquel

Seroquel is used for treating schizophrenia. It is also used to treat acute manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder (manic-depression). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Quetiapine

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Brand Effexor

Effexor is a potent inhibitor of the reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine-two neurotransmitters, thought to play important roles in the pathophysiology of depression. Correcting the imbalance of these two chemicals may help relieve symptoms of depression.

Active Ingredients: Venlafaxine

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Brand Buspar

Buspar is indicated for the management of anxiety disorders or for the short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety. Buspirone is especially effective in persons with generalized anxiety of a limited or moderate degree. It is not very effective in persons with severe anxiety, panic disorders, or obsessive-compulsive disorders.

Active Ingredients: Buspirone

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Brand Anafranil

Anafranil is used for treating obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Protriptyline

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Brand Haldol

Haldol is used to treat schizophrenia. It is also used to control motor and speech tics in people with Tourette's syndrome.

Active Ingredients: Haloperidol

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Brand Tofranil

Tofranil is used for treating depression. It is also used in some children to help reduce bedwetting. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Protriptyline

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Brand Elavil

Elavil is used to elevate the mood of patients with depression. Elavil is also a sedative, and is useful in depressed patients with insomnia, restlessness, and nervousness. It has also been found to be helpful for treating fibromyalgia and symptoms, related to chronic pain.

Active Ingredients: Amitriptyline

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Brand Celexa

Celexa treats depression. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Citalopram

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Brand Remeron

Remeron is used for treating depression. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Mirtazapine

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Brand Wellbutrin SR

Wellbutrin SR is a pharmaceutical prescription antidepressant and antismoking drug.

Active Ingredients: Bupropion

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Brand Risperdal

Risperdal is used for treating schizophrenia or bipolar mania. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Active Ingredients: Risperidone

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Brand Luvox

Luvox is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorders involving recurring thoughts or actions.

It relieves the anxiety and unpleasant thoughts that make a person repeat everyday tasks (like hand-washing).

Active Ingredients: Fluvoxamine

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Brand Paxil

Paxil is an agent in a newer class of antidepressant medication known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Depression and anxiety disorders might be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. One of these chemicals is serotonin, which helps send electrical signals from one nerve cell to another. In the process, serotonin is released from one nerve cell (the sender) and travels to the next (the receiver), where it is either absorbed or returns back to the original sender cell.

Active Ingredients: Paroxetine

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Brand Desyrel

Trazodone is primarily used for the treatment of depression; however, it is sometimes prescribed as a sedative, and it also is used in combination with other drugs for the treatment of psychiatric conditions other than depression and cocaine withdrawal.

Active Ingredients: Trazodone

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