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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
risperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
9 reviews
   
9.4
amitriptyline / perphenazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
4 reviews
   
9.4
oxazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
25 reviews
   
9.3
alprazolam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
404 reviews
   
9.1
nefazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
2 reviews
   
9.0
clonazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
348 reviews
   
8.8
diazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
152 reviews
   
8.8
gabapentin systemic (Pro, More...)
class:
130 reviews
   
8.7
tramadol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: narcotic analgesics
25 reviews
   
8.7
lorazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines, miscellaneous antiemetics
269 reviews
   
8.3
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
379 reviews
   
8.1
mirtazapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclic antidepressants
78 reviews
   
7.9
propranolol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: group II antiarrhythmics, non-cardioselective beta blockers
15 reviews
   
7.9
paroxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
138 reviews
   
7.8
vilazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants
15 reviews
   
7.8
chlordiazepoxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
13 reviews
   
7.7
venlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
86 reviews
   
7.6
trazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
36 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
duloxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
122 reviews
   
7.2
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
33 reviews
   
7.2
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
282 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
174 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
6 reviews
   
5.7
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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