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
351 reviews
   
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9.2
oxazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
21 reviews
   
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9.1
nefazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
2 reviews
   
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9.0
clonazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
261 reviews
   
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8.8
diazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
114 reviews
   
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8.8
tramadol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: narcotic analgesics
15 reviews
   
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8.8
gabapentin systemic (Pro, More...)
class:
88 reviews
   
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8.7
lorazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines, miscellaneous antiemetics
235 reviews
   
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8.3
clorazepate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
13 reviews
   
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8.2
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
287 reviews
   
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7.9
mirtazapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclic antidepressants
63 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
paroxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
114 reviews
   
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7.7
trazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
26 reviews
   
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7.6
clonidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
3 reviews
   
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7.6
chlordiazepoxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
11 reviews
   
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7.4
desvenlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
104 reviews
   
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7.3
duloxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
110 reviews
   
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7.2
venlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
57 reviews
   
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7.2
buspirone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
229 reviews
   
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6.9
propranolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: group II antiarrhythmics, non-cardioselective beta blockers
8 reviews
   
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6.9
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
17 reviews
   
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6.8
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
hydroxyzine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihistamines, miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
117 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
trifluoperazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenothiazine antipsychotics
1 review
   
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6.0
lamotrigine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: triazine anticonvulsants
1 review
   
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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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