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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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Drug Name DownUp(View by: Brand | Generic ) Reviews Ratings DownUp
amitriptyline / perphenazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
4 reviews
   
9.4
nefazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
3 reviews
   
9.3
alprazolam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
451 reviews
   
9.1
oxazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
27 reviews
   
9.1
diazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
178 reviews
   
8.9
tramadol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: narcotic analgesics
35 reviews
   
8.9
clonazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
411 reviews
   
8.7
gabapentin systemic (Pro, More...)
class:
156 reviews
   
8.6
clorazepate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
19 reviews
   
8.4
lorazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines, miscellaneous antiemetics
319 reviews
   
8.2
meprobamate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
6 reviews
   
8.2
escitalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
461 reviews
   
7.9
propranolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: group II antiarrhythmics, non-cardioselective beta blockers
39 reviews
   
7.9
atenolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cardioselective beta blockers
14 reviews
   
7.9
trazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
43 reviews
   
7.8
chlordiazepoxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
13 reviews
   
7.8
paroxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
163 reviews
   
7.6
venlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
101 reviews
   
7.5
mirtazapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclic antidepressants
93 reviews
   
7.4
desvenlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
110 reviews
   
7.3
risperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
13 reviews
   
7.3
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
41 reviews
   
7.2
clonidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
11 reviews
   
7.2
duloxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
134 reviews
   
7.1
vilazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants
21 reviews
   
7.0
trifluoperazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenothiazine antipsychotics
3 reviews
   
7.0
nadolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: non-cardioselective beta blockers
2 reviews
   
7.0
buspirone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
354 reviews
   
6.8
amitriptyline / chlordiazepoxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
3 reviews
   
6.7
doxepin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, tricyclic antidepressants
9 reviews
   
6.6
prochlorperazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics
3 reviews
   
6.3
hydroxyzine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihistamines, miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
234 reviews
   
6.1
phenytoin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: group I antiarrhythmics, hydantoin anticonvulsants
2 reviews
   
6.0
oxcarbazepine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
7 reviews
   
5.9
lamotrigine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: triazine anticonvulsants
10 reviews
   
5.8
aspirin / meprobamate systemic (More...)
class: analgesic combinations, skeletal muscle relaxant combinations
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halazepam systemic (More...)
class: benzodiazepines
0 reviewsNot rated
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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 scientifically 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.

Topics under Anxiety

Synonym(s): Anxiety States

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