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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
amoxapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
2 reviews
   
10
desipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
6 reviews
   
9.7
tramadol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: narcotic analgesics
31 reviews
   
9.5
lamotrigine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: triazine anticonvulsants
17 reviews
   
9.5
amitriptyline / chlordiazepoxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
4 reviews
   
9.5
nefazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
22 reviews
   
9.3
niacin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents, vitamins
5 reviews
   
9.2
methylphenidate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
17 reviews
   
9.1
fluoxetine / olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
14 reviews
   
9.1
clomipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
7 reviews
   
9.0
isocarboxazid systemic (Pro, More...)
class: monoamine oxidase inhibitors
2 reviews
   
9.0
amitriptyline / perphenazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
1 review
   
9.0
tranylcypromine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: monoamine oxidase inhibitors
22 reviews
   
8.8
alprazolam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
61 reviews
   
8.6
l-methylfolate systemic (More...)
class: vitamins
52 reviews
   
8.4
selegiline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents, monoamine oxidase inhibitors
27 reviews
   
8.4
phenelzine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: monoamine oxidase inhibitors
23 reviews
   
8.4
modafinil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
20 reviews
   
8.4
maprotiline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclic antidepressants
3 reviews
   
8.3
doxepin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, tricyclic antidepressants
6 reviews
   
8.1
trazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
56 reviews
   
8.0
lithium systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antipsychotic agents
5 reviews
   
8.0
paliperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
2 reviews
   
8.0
trimipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
1 review
   
8.0
escitalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
364 reviews
   
7.8
fluoxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
258 reviews
   
7.8
amitriptyline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
34 reviews
   
7.8
imipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
5 reviews
   
7.8
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
496 reviews
   
7.6
desvenlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
485 reviews
   
7.6
citalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
370 reviews
   
7.6
fluvoxamine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
10 reviews
   
7.6
sertraline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
398 reviews
   
7.5
mirtazapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclic antidepressants
174 reviews
   
7.5
venlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
352 reviews
   
7.3
paroxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
122 reviews
   
7.2
armodafinil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
14 reviews
   
7.2
quetiapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
75 reviews
   
7.1
aripiprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
151 reviews
   
7.0
olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
39 reviews
   
7.0
risperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
14 reviews
   
7.0
protriptyline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
1 review
   
7.0
vilazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants
349 reviews
   
6.9
duloxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
327 reviews
   
6.9
vortioxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants
147 reviews
   
6.8
nortriptyline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
12 reviews
   
6.4
lisdexamfetamine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
2 reviews
   
6.0
atomoxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
3 reviews
   
5.7
levomilnacipran systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
29 reviews
   
4.9
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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