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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 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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Abilify (Pro, More...)
generic name: aripiprazole class: atypical antipsychotics
131 reviews
   
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7.1
Brintellix (Pro, More...)
generic name: vortioxetine class: miscellaneous antidepressants
40 reviews
   
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6.8
Celexa (Pro, More...)
generic name: citalopram class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
208 reviews
   
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7.5
Cymbalta (Pro, More...)
generic name: duloxetine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
286 reviews
   
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6.9
Effexor (Pro, More...)
generic name: venlafaxine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
150 reviews
   
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6.8
Effexor XR (Pro, More...)
generic name: venlafaxine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
104 reviews
   
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7.8
Elavil (More...)
generic name: amitriptyline class: tricyclic antidepressants
11 reviews
   
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7.9
Fetzima (Pro, More...)
generic name: levomilnacipran class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
15 reviews
   
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5.0
Lexapro (Pro, More...)
generic name: escitalopram class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
272 reviews
   
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7.8
Paxil (Pro, More...)
generic name: paroxetine class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
88 reviews
   
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7.3
Pristiq (Pro, More...)
generic name: desvenlafaxine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
442 reviews
   
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7.5
Prozac (Pro, More...)
generic name: fluoxetine class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
162 reviews
   
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7.7
Remeron (Pro, More...)
generic name: mirtazapine class: tetracyclic antidepressants
79 reviews
   
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7.4
Seroquel XR (Pro, More...)
generic name: quetiapine class: atypical antipsychotics
28 reviews
   
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7.4
Viibryd (Pro, More...)
generic name: vilazodone class: miscellaneous antidepressants
303 reviews
   
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6.9
Wellbutrin (Pro, More...)
generic name: bupropion class: miscellaneous antidepressants
201 reviews
   
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7.6
Wellbutrin XL (Pro, More...)
generic name: bupropion class: miscellaneous antidepressants
102 reviews
   
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8.2
Xanax (Pro, More...)
generic name: alprazolam class: benzodiazepines
43 reviews
   
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8.6
Zoloft (Pro, More...)
generic name: sertraline class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
259 reviews
   
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7.3
Zyprexa (Pro, More...)
generic name: olanzapine class: atypical antipsychotics
24 reviews
   
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6.8
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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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