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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amoxapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
2 reviews
   
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10
paliperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
1 review
   
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10
desipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
6 reviews
   
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9.7
amitriptyline / chlordiazepoxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
4 reviews
   
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9.5
lamotrigine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: triazine anticonvulsants
7 reviews
   
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9.4
tramadol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: narcotic analgesics
12 reviews
   
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9.3
nefazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
18 reviews
   
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9.2
fluoxetine / olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
12 reviews
   
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9.2
methylphenidate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
10 reviews
   
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9.2
clomipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
4 reviews
   
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9.2
niacin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents, vitamins
3 reviews
   
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9.0
isocarboxazid systemic (Pro, More...)
class: monoamine oxidase inhibitors
2 reviews
   
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9.0
amitriptyline / perphenazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
1 review
   
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9.0
alprazolam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
52 reviews
   
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8.6
l-methylfolate systemic (More...)
class: vitamins
40 reviews
   
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8.5
phenelzine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: monoamine oxidase inhibitors
20 reviews
   
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8.5
modafinil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
14 reviews
   
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8.5
tranylcypromine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: monoamine oxidase inhibitors
15 reviews
   
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8.4
selegiline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents, monoamine oxidase inhibitors
26 reviews
   
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8.3
doxepin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, tricyclic antidepressants
5 reviews
   
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8.3
maprotiline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclic antidepressants
2 reviews
   
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8.0
trimipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
1 review
   
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8.0
trazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
50 reviews
   
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7.9
imipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
4 reviews
   
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7.9
escitalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
294 reviews
   
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7.8
amitriptyline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
27 reviews
   
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7.8
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
416 reviews
   
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7.7
fluoxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
205 reviews
   
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7.7
desvenlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
448 reviews
   
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7.5
citalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
310 reviews
   
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7.5
mirtazapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclic antidepressants
140 reviews
   
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7.5
lithium systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antipsychotic agents
4 reviews
   
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7.5
sertraline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
331 reviews
   
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7.4
venlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
288 reviews
   
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7.3
fluvoxamine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
8 reviews
   
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7.3
paroxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
110 reviews
   
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7.2
armodafinil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
14 reviews
   
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7.2
aripiprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
134 reviews
   
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7.1
quetiapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
64 reviews
   
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7.1
olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
27 reviews
   
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7.0
protriptyline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
1 review
   
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7.0
vilazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants
306 reviews
   
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6.9
duloxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
288 reviews
   
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6.9
risperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
12 reviews
   
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6.9
vortioxetine systemic (More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
40 reviews
   
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6.7
nortriptyline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
8 reviews
   
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6.2
lisdexamfetamine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
2 reviews
   
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6.0
atomoxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
3 reviews
   
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5.7
levomilnacipran systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
15 reviews
   
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5.0
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 scientifially 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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