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
paliperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
1 review
   
10
desipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
6 reviews
   
9.7
tramadol systemic (Pro, More...)
class: narcotic analgesics
26 reviews
   
9.5
amitriptyline / chlordiazepoxide systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
4 reviews
   
9.5
lamotrigine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: triazine anticonvulsants
11 reviews
   
9.4
clomipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
6 reviews
   
9.4
nefazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
21 reviews
   
9.3
methylphenidate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
14 reviews
   
9.2
fluoxetine / olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
12 reviews
   
9.2
niacin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents, vitamins
4 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
alprazolam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepines
57 reviews
   
8.6
tranylcypromine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: monoamine oxidase inhibitors
18 reviews
   
8.6
l-methylfolate systemic (More...)
class: vitamins
49 reviews
   
8.5
modafinil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
18 reviews
   
8.5
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
doxepin systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, tricyclic antidepressants
5 reviews
   
8.3
maprotiline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclic antidepressants
3 reviews
   
8.3
trazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
55 reviews
   
8.0
lithium systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antipsychotic agents
5 reviews
   
8.0
trimipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
1 review
   
8.0
imipramine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
4 reviews
   
7.9
escitalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
340 reviews
   
7.8
amitriptyline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
32 reviews
   
7.8
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
468 reviews
   
7.7
fluoxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
245 reviews
   
7.7
desvenlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
472 reviews
   
7.6
citalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
349 reviews
   
7.6
mirtazapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tetracyclic antidepressants
161 reviews
   
7.6
sertraline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
376 reviews
   
7.5
venlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
322 reviews
   
7.3
fluvoxamine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
8 reviews
   
7.3
paroxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
117 reviews
   
7.2
armodafinil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
14 reviews
   
7.2
aripiprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
143 reviews
   
7.1
quetiapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
68 reviews
   
7.1
olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
35 reviews
   
7.1
vilazodone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants
329 reviews
   
7.0
duloxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
315 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
vortioxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants
108 reviews
   
6.9
nortriptyline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: tricyclic antidepressants
11 reviews
   
6.2
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
23 reviews
   
5.2
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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