Anxiety Medications

Definition of Anxiety:

The unpleasant emotional state consisting of psychophysiological responses to anticipation of unreal or imagined danger, ostensibly resulting from unrecognised intrapsychic conflict.

Physiological concomitants include increased heart rate, altered respiration rate, sweating, trembling, weakness and fatigue, psychological concomitants include feelings of impending danger, powerlessness, apprehension and tension.

Drugs (by generic name) associated with Anxiety

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Anxiety. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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risperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
6 reviews
   
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9.4
amitriptyline / perphenazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
3 reviews
   
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9.3
alprazolam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
361 reviews
   
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9.2
oxazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
22 reviews
   
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9.2
nefazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
2 reviews
   
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9.0
clonazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
282 reviews
   
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8.8
diazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
121 reviews
   
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8.8
gabapentin systemic (Pro, More...)
class:
97 reviews
   
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8.7
tramadol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: narcotic analgesics
18 reviews
   
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8.5
lorazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines, miscellaneous antiemetics
244 reviews
   
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8.3
clorazepate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
14 reviews
   
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8.3
atenolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cardioselective beta blockers
11 reviews
   
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8.2
escitalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
310 reviews
   
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8.0
paroxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
120 reviews
   
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7.8
mirtazapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclic antidepressants
65 reviews
   
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7.8
trazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
28 reviews
   
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7.8
vilazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants
15 reviews
   
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7.8
meprobamate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
4 reviews
   
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7.8
chlordiazepoxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
13 reviews
   
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7.7
venlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
65 reviews
   
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7.4
clonidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
5 reviews
   
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7.4
desvenlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
104 reviews
   
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7.3
propranolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: group II antiarrhythmics, non-cardioselective beta blockers
8 reviews
   
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7.3
duloxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
113 reviews
   
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7.2
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
22 reviews
   
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7.0
buspirone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
239 reviews
   
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6.9
amitriptyline / chlordiazepoxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
3 reviews
   
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6.7
doxepin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, tricyclic antidepressants
6 reviews
   
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6.5
trifluoperazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenothiazine antipsychotics
2 reviews
   
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6.5
hydroxyzine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihistamines, miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
127 reviews
   
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6.4
oxcarbazepine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
5 reviews
   
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6.0
prochlorperazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics
2 reviews
   
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6.0
phenytoin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: group I antiarrhythmics, hydantoin anticonvulsants
2 reviews
   
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6.0
nadolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: non-cardioselective beta blockers
1 review
   
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6.0
lamotrigine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: triazine anticonvulsants
2 reviews
   
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2.0
aspirin / meprobamate systemic (More...)
class: analgesic combinations, skeletal muscle relaxant combinations
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halazepam systemic (More...)
class: benzodiazepines
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Alternative treatments for Anxiety

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Anxiety. Their efficacy may not have been scientifially tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Anxiety.

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Synonym(s): Anxiety States

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