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Depression Medications

Definition of Depression:

Feelings of depression may be described as feeling sad, blue, unhappy, miserable, or down in the dumps. Most of us feel this way at one time or another for short periods. But true clinical depression is a mood disorder in which feelings of sadness, loss, anger, or frustration interfere with everyday life for an extended period of time.

Drugs (by generic name) associated with Depression

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Depression. 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
desipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
6 reviews
   
9.7
amoxapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
4 reviews
   
9.7
amitriptyline / chlordiazepoxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
4 reviews
   
9.5
tramadol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: narcotic analgesics
40 reviews
   
9.4
niacin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents, vitamins
7 reviews
   
9.4
lamotrigine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: triazine anticonvulsants
26 reviews
   
9.2
nefazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
23 reviews
   
9.1
methylphenidate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
21 reviews
   
9.1
clomipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
8 reviews
   
9.1
isocarboxazid systemic (Pro, More...)
class: monoamine oxidase inhibitors
2 reviews
   
9.0
amitriptyline / perphenazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
1 review
   
9.0
fluoxetine / olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
16 reviews
   
8.9
tranylcypromine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: monoamine oxidase inhibitors
25 reviews
   
8.8
alprazolam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
66 reviews
   
8.6
l-methylfolate systemic (More...)
class: vitamins
55 reviews
   
8.5
phenelzine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: monoamine oxidase inhibitors
25 reviews
   
8.5
selegiline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents, monoamine oxidase inhibitors
29 reviews
   
8.4
modafinil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
24 reviews
   
8.3
maprotiline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclic antidepressants
3 reviews
   
8.3
lithium systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antipsychotic agents
7 reviews
   
8.1
imipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
6 reviews
   
8.0
trimipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
1 review
   
8.0
escitalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
390 reviews
   
7.8
trazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
62 reviews
   
7.8
fluoxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
298 reviews
   
7.7
amitriptyline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
42 reviews
   
7.7
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
569 reviews
   
7.6
sertraline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
448 reviews
   
7.5
citalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
413 reviews
   
7.5
fluvoxamine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
11 reviews
   
7.5
doxepin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, tricyclic antidepressants
9 reviews
   
7.5
desvenlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
518 reviews
   
7.4
mirtazapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclic antidepressants
203 reviews
   
7.4
lisdexamfetamine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
3 reviews
   
7.3
paroxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
134 reviews
   
7.2
armodafinil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
14 reviews
   
7.2
venlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
397 reviews
   
7.1
aripiprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
161 reviews
   
7.0
quetiapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
85 reviews
   
7.0
paliperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
3 reviews
   
7.0
protriptyline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
1 review
   
7.0
risperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
16 reviews
   
6.9
vilazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants
373 reviews
   
6.8
duloxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
352 reviews
   
6.8
olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
47 reviews
   
6.7
vortioxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants
228 reviews
   
6.5
nortriptyline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
14 reviews
   
6.5
atomoxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
3 reviews
   
5.7
levomilnacipran systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
36 reviews
   
4.6
thyroid desiccated systemic (Pro, More...)
class: thyroid drugs
0 reviewsNot rated
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Alternative treatments for Depression

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Depression. 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 Depression.

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