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 (this list is incomplete; the title of the entry is "List of Psychotropic Medications" and what follows is a list of psychiatric drugs - not all psychotropic agents are used to treat psychiatric conditions. A couple of examples are 'Tramadol' and 'Morphine')

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  • Fetzima (levomilnacipran) - a serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor antidepressant
  • Fluoxetine (Prozac) - an selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor drug used to treat major depressive disorder, bulimia nervosa (an eating disorder) obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
  • Fluvoxamine (Luvox) - the first selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor drug. It is indicated to treat obsessive compulsive disorder (US) and both obsessive compulsive disorder and depression elsewhere in the world.

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  • Haldol (haloperidol) - a "typical" antipsychotic, one of the oldest, usually given in conjunction with "Cogentin" (benzotropine), an antiparkinsonic. This is due to the high occurrence of tardive dyskinesia in patients with prolonged Haldol use. May be used as a last resort treatment for agitated delirium associated with delirium tremens.

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  • Mellaril (thioridazine) - an antipsychotic, only rarely used nowadays
  • Methylphenidate (Ritalin) - a central nervous system stimulant. It is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, narcolepsy or augment for depression.
  • Melatonin - a hypnotic used to treat insomnia

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  • Quetiapine (Seroquel or Seroquel XR) - a second generation antipsychotic or "atypical" drug mainly used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; sometimes is used as a sleep aid when given in low doses

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  • Valium (diazepam) - anti-anxiety medication of the benzodiazepine class
  • Vistaril (hydroxyzine) - an antihistamine for the treatment of itches and irritations, an antiemetic, as a weak analgesic, an opioid potentiator, and as an anxiolytic.
  • Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) - a stimulant used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and binge eating disorder; Vyvanse is converted into Dexedrine in vivo.
  • Venlafaxine (effexor) - selective serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. It is licensed for the treatment of major depressive disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder and social phobia.
  • Viibryd (vilazodone) - a new antidepressant
  • Vraylar

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  • Xanax (alprazolam) - an anti-anxiety medication of the benzodiazepine class

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