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.

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  • Geodon (ziprasidone) - atypical antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar mania
  • Gabitril (tiagabine) - used off-label in the treatment of anxiety disorders and panic disorder

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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) - an atypical antipsychotic mainly used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; sometimes is used as a sleep aid when given in low doses

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  • Serax (oxazepam) - anti-anxiety medication of the benzodiazepine class, often used to help during detoxification from alcohol or other drugs of abuse
  • Stelazine (trifluoperazine) - a typical antipsychotic, only rarely used nowadays
  • Strattera (atomoxetine) - a non-stimulant medication used to treat attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

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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.
  • Viibryd (vilazodone) - a new antidepressant
  • Vraylar (Cariprazine) - an atypical antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

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

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