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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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Drug Name DownUp(View by: Brand | Generic) Reviews Ratings DownUp
Abilify (Pro, More...)
generic name: aripiprazole class: atypical antipsychotics
143 reviews
   
7.0
Brintellix (Pro, More...)
generic name: vortioxetine class: miscellaneous antidepressants
117 reviews
   
7.0
Celexa (Pro, More...)
generic name: citalopram class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
236 reviews
   
7.6
Cymbalta (Pro, More...)
generic name: duloxetine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
315 reviews
   
7.0
Effexor (Pro, More...)
generic name: venlafaxine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
170 reviews
   
6.7
Effexor XR (Pro, More...)
generic name: venlafaxine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
116 reviews
   
7.9
Elavil (More...)
generic name: amitriptyline class: tricyclic antidepressants
12 reviews
   
7.9
Fetzima (Pro, More...)
generic name: levomilnacipran class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
23 reviews
   
5.2
Lexapro (Pro, More...)
generic name: escitalopram class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
310 reviews
   
7.8
Paxil (Pro, More...)
generic name: paroxetine class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
95 reviews
   
7.2
Pristiq (Pro, More...)
generic name: desvenlafaxine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
470 reviews
   
7.6
Prozac (Pro, More...)
generic name: fluoxetine class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
188 reviews
   
7.7
Remeron (Pro, More...)
generic name: mirtazapine class: tetracyclic antidepressants
88 reviews
   
7.4
Seroquel XR (Pro, More...)
generic name: quetiapine class: atypical antipsychotics
30 reviews
   
7.4
Viibryd (Pro, More...)
generic name: vilazodone class: miscellaneous antidepressants
335 reviews
   
6.9
Wellbutrin (Pro, More...)
generic name: bupropion class: miscellaneous antidepressants
221 reviews
   
7.6
Wellbutrin XL (Pro, More...)
generic name: bupropion class: miscellaneous antidepressants
124 reviews
   
8.0
Xanax (Pro, More...)
generic name: alprazolam class: benzodiazepines
47 reviews
   
8.6
Zoloft (Pro, More...)
generic name: sertraline class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
290 reviews
   
7.4
Zyprexa (Pro, More...)
generic name: olanzapine class: atypical antipsychotics
27 reviews
   
7.0
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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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