List of psychotropic medications

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List of medications which are used to treat psychiatric conditions that are on the market in the United States.

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  • Effexor - an antidepressant of the SSNRI (or SNRI) class
  • Elavil - a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA), less commonly used these days
  • Eskalith - a salt of Lithium, which is a mood stabilizer used to prevent bipolar disorder.

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  • Fluoxetine - (Prozac) is used to treat major depressive disorder, bulimia nervosa (an eating disorder) obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
  • Fluvoxamine - (Luvox) is the first SSRI drug. It is indicated to treat obsessive compulsive disorder (US) and both OCD and depression elsewhere in the world.

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  • Haldol - a "typical" antipsychotic, one of the oldest, usually given in conjunction with "cogentin", an antiparkinsonic. This is due to the high occurrence of tardive dyskinesia on patients with prolonged Haldol use.

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  • Lamictal - a mood stabilizer of the anticonvulsant class
  • Latuda - an atypical anti-psychotic
  • Lexapro - an antidepressant of the SSRI class
  • Librium - the first antianxiety medication of the benzodiazepine class.
  • Lithium (generic name) - Known more commonly by its generic name, a mood stabilizer used in treating bipolar disorder
  • Lithobid (Lithium) - A trade drug of the antipsychotic drug lithium, which is a mood stabilizer used to treat bipolar disorder
  • Lunesta - a sleep aid
  • Luvox - an antidepressant of the SSRI class, often used to treat Obsessive-compulsive disorder

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  • Mellaril - an antipsychotic, today rarely used

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Olanzapine : generic drug most similar to zyprexa. available in 2.5, 5, 10 mg tablets. Both drugs often associated with weight gain, especially in the first three months of use. Often also contributes to 'cotton mouth'. Using this drug can lead to Tardive Dyskinesia or an oculogic crisis.

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  • Paxil - an SSRI antidepressant, used frequently to treat depression and anxiety disorders
  • Phenelzine - (Nardil)-MAOIs for depression
  • Pristiq - an SNRI antidepressant
  • Prolixin - an antipsychotic
  • Prozac - an SSRI antidepressant
  • Phenobarbital- a barbiturate, sedative and hypnotic properties

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  • Quetiapine an antipsychotic drug mainly used to treat schizophrenia

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  • Remeron - an antidepressant which is often used as a sleep aid
  • Restoril - a sleep aid of the benzodiazepine class
  • Risperdal - an "atypical" antipsychotic
  • Ritalin - a stimulant used to treat ADHD/ADD

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  • Saphris - an atypical antipsychotic
  • Serax - anti -anxiety medication of the benzodiazepine class, often used to help during detoxification from alcohol or other drugs of abuse
  • Sertraline HCl an SSRI class anti-depressant (brand name Zoloft)
  • Seroquel - an "atypical" antipsychotic, sometimes is used as a sleep aid when given in low doses
  • Serzone- an "atypical" antidepressant
  • Stelazine - an older antipsychotic, today rarely used
  • Strattera - a non-stimulant medication used to treat ADD/ADHD
  • Sycrest - an atypical antipsychotic

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  • Thorazine - an older antipsychotic, today rarely used because of the high occurrence of serious side effects
  • Topamax - a mood stabilizer, also used for migraine headaches
  • Trazodone - atypical antidepressant, most typically used now as a sleep aid
  • Trileptal - a mood stabilizer used to treat bipolar disorder

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  • Valium - anti-anxiety medication of the benzodiazepine class
  • Vistaril - an antihistamine for the treatment of itches and irritations, an antiemetic, as a weak analgesic, an opioid potentiator, and as an anxiolytic.
  • Vyvanse - a stimulant used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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  • Xanax - an antianxiety medication of the benzodiazepine class

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