There's no clear cut answer for this. Everyone responds differently to antidepressants. I've tried all the SSRIs/SSNRIs on the market, except Viilbryd (which just came out).
For anger, a benzodiazepine can often be helpful. But again, everyone is different. Benzos tend to have a calming effect.
It might be that you have Bipolar Disorder (either type 1 or 2). If that is true, Lithium and/or Lamictal can be helpful.
Otherwise, your doctor and you will have to try different drugs in a trial and error basis. For example, Paxil might make you feel better, but Zoloft might just have horrid side-effects and not help. Usually docs try the SSNRIs (Effexor, Pristiq, Cymbalta, Savella), then try SSRIs, like Zoloft, Prozac, Paxil, Luvox, Viilbryd, Celexa, Lexapro, etc. I tried ALL but Viilbryd, and none worked for my Panic Disorder or Depression. But one of these might be helpful, especially if combined with a benzodiazepine like Klonopin.
The next line of drugs to try would be tricyclic antidepressants such as Amitriptyline, Nortriptyline, Doxepin, and many others.
I'd ask a doctor for advice about the anger problem. Therapy in addition to medication is the best way to help solve mental illness problems.
As Pledge stated,there is no specific med that can help any one person with their anger,what might suit one might not agree with another.
You really need to go have a talk with your doc to get a professional opinion as Pledge gave you a list of meds that can help,but you need to be evaluated by your doc to see what med will be right for you.
You may not find the right one straight away,i suffer from panic/anxiety,depression and ocd and still trying to find the right combo to help with it all.Benzo's do help calm you but again you might need something to take along with it to control your anger,also i sugggest therapy to maybe get to the underlying problem,you can benefit from meds but therapy along with it could help you in the long run!
Best of luck whatever you decide,but i would stress for you to go to doc,the sooner you go,the sooner you can start treatment for your anger and hopefully feel better soon!
We are all here on site if you need to talk or a friend to lend an ear!
You're not alone,we all suffer in one way or another.
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