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Major Depressive Disorder Medications

Definition of Major Depressive Disorder:

Major depressive disorder is characterized by depressed mood and loss of interest in normal activities and relationships, interfering with a person's ability to carry out normal activities.

Drugs associated with Major Depressive Disorder

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder. 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
26 reviews
   
5.6
Brintellix (Pro, More...)
generic name: vortioxetine class: miscellaneous antidepressants
54 reviews
   
6.7
Cymbalta (Pro, More...)
generic name: duloxetine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
20 reviews
   
6.6
Desyrel (Pro, More...)
generic name: trazodone class: phenylpiperazine antidepressants
2 reviews
   
4.0
Effexor (Pro, More...)
generic name: venlafaxine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
11 reviews
   
8.6
Effexor XR (Pro, More...)
generic name: venlafaxine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
17 reviews
   
7.3
Fetzima (Pro, More...)
generic name: levomilnacipran class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
12 reviews
   
5.1
Lexapro (Pro, More...)
generic name: escitalopram class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
13 reviews
   
8.1
Paxil (Pro, More...)
generic name: paroxetine class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
8 reviews
   
7.8
Pristiq (Pro, More...)
generic name: desvenlafaxine class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
11 reviews
   
6.5
Prozac (Pro, More...)
generic name: fluoxetine class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
13 reviews
   
8.3
Remeron (Pro, More...)
generic name: mirtazapine class: tetracyclic antidepressants
8 reviews
   
6.5
Seroquel XR (Pro, More...)
generic name: quetiapine class: atypical antipsychotics
4 reviews
   
6.5
Sinequan (Pro, More...)
generic name: doxepin class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, tricyclic antidepressants
1 review
   
10
Viibryd (Pro, More...)
generic name: vilazodone class: miscellaneous antidepressants
39 reviews
   
7.1
Wellbutrin (Pro, More...)
generic name: bupropion class: miscellaneous antidepressants
14 reviews
   
8.1
Wellbutrin SR (Pro, More...)
generic name: bupropion class: miscellaneous antidepressants
10 reviews
   
7.9
Wellbutrin XL (Pro, More...)
generic name: bupropion class: miscellaneous antidepressants
15 reviews
   
7.6
Zoloft (Pro, More...)
generic name: sertraline class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
18 reviews
   
8.2
Zyprexa (Pro, More...)
generic name: olanzapine class: atypical antipsychotics
2 reviews
   
8.0
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Learn more about Major Depressive Disorder

Synonym(s): Clinical Depression; Major Depression; MDD; Unipolar Depression; Unipolar Disorder

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