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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 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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Atarax (Pro, More...)
generic name: hydroxyzine class: antihistamines, miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
40 reviews
   
6.4
Ativan (Pro, More...)
generic name: lorazepam class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines, miscellaneous antiemetics
164 reviews
   
8.4
BuSpar (More...)
generic name: buspirone class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
195 reviews
   
6.7
Catapres (More...)
generic name: clonidine class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
2 reviews
   
8.5
Compazine (Pro, More...)
generic name: prochlorperazine class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics
2 reviews
   
6.2
Cymbalta (Pro, More...)
generic name: duloxetine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
121 reviews
   
7.2
Desyrel (Pro, More...)
generic name: trazodone class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
2 reviews
   
7.6
Effexor XR (More...)
generic name: venlafaxine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
67 reviews
   
7.5
Klonopin (Pro, More...)
generic name: clonazepam class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
232 reviews
   
8.8
Lexapro (Pro, More...)
generic name: escitalopram class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
341 reviews
   
8.0
Librium (Pro, More...)
generic name: chlordiazepoxide class: benzodiazepines
10 reviews
   
7.5
Paxil (Pro, More...)
generic name: paroxetine class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
117 reviews
   
7.6
Serax (More...)
generic name: oxazepam class: benzodiazepines
9 reviews
   
8.8
Tenormin (Pro, More...)
generic name: atenolol class: cardioselective beta blockers
3 reviews
   
8.6
Tranxene (More...)
generic name: clorazepate class: benzodiazepines
5 reviews
   
8.8
Valium (More...)
generic name: diazepam class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
84 reviews
   
8.9
Vistaril (Pro, More...)
generic name: hydroxyzine class: antihistamines, miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
77 reviews
   
6.4
Xanax (More...)
generic name: alprazolam class: benzodiazepines
275 reviews
   
9.1
Xanax XR (More...)
generic name: alprazolam class: benzodiazepines
23 reviews
   
9.5
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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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