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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
413 reviews
   
9.1
oxazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
26 reviews
   
9.1
diazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
157 reviews
   
8.9
clonazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
364 reviews
   
8.8
gabapentin systemic (Pro, More...)
class:
136 reviews
   
8.7
tramadol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: narcotic analgesics
25 reviews
   
8.7
risperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
10 reviews
   
8.7
lorazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines, miscellaneous antiemetics
278 reviews
   
8.4
clorazepate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
18 reviews
   
8.3
atenolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: cardioselective beta blockers
12 reviews
   
8.3
meprobamate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
5 reviews
   
8.2
escitalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
398 reviews
   
8.0
propranolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: group II antiarrhythmics, non-cardioselective beta blockers
17 reviews
   
8.0
mirtazapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclic antidepressants
78 reviews
   
7.9
paroxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
142 reviews
   
7.8
trazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
37 reviews
   
7.7
chlordiazepoxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
13 reviews
   
7.7
venlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
89 reviews
   
7.6
clonidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
6 reviews
   
7.6
desvenlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
107 reviews
   
7.3
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
35 reviews
   
7.3
duloxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
125 reviews
   
7.1
vilazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants
17 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
293 reviews
   
6.9
oxcarbazepine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
6 reviews
   
6.7
amitriptyline / chlordiazepoxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
3 reviews
   
6.7
doxepin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, tricyclic antidepressants
8 reviews
   
6.6
hydroxyzine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antihistamines, miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
184 reviews
   
6.4
prochlorperazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics
3 reviews
   
6.3
phenytoin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: group I antiarrhythmics, hydantoin anticonvulsants
2 reviews
   
6.0
lamotrigine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: triazine anticonvulsants
7 reviews
   
5.4
aspirin / meprobamate systemic (More...)
class: analgesic combinations, skeletal muscle relaxant combinations
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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.

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Synonym(s): Anxiety States

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