List of medications which are used to treat psychiatric conditions that are on the market in the United States.
A [edit ] B [edit ] BuSpar - an anti -anxiety medication Benzodiazepines - a class of sedatives Benzydamine - an anti-inflammatory drug Butisol - brand name for Butabarbital, an antianxiety and hypnotic of the Barbiturate class of drugs C [edit ] Celexa - an antidepressant of the SSRI class ( Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) Clozaril - an atypical antipsychotic ( Clozapine) Concerta - used to treat ADD/ADHD Cymbalta - an antidepressant of the SSNRI (Selective Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor) class, similar to Effexor (venlafaxine) Cylert - similar to Ritalin. treatment for ADD. Removed from the market in 2006 due to side effects D [edit ] E [edit ] 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. F [edit ] Fanapt - a 2nd generation ("atypical") antipsychotic 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. G [edit ] H [edit ] 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. I [edit ] J [edit ] K [edit ] L [edit ] 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 Loxitane - an antipsychotic, today rarely used Lunesta - a sleep aid Luvox - an antidepressant of the SSRI class, often used to treat Obsessive-compulsive disorder M [edit ] Mellaril - an antipsychotic, today rarely used N [edit ] O [edit ]
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'.
P [edit ] 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 Q [edit ] R [edit ] Remeron - an antidepressant which is often used as a sleep aid Reminyl - used to slow the progression of Alzheimer's Dementia Restoril - a sleep aid of the benzodiazepine class ReVia - alternatively known as Naltrexone Risperdal - an "atypical" antipsychotic Ritalin - a stimulant used to treat ADHD/ADD S [edit ] 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 - 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 T [edit ] Thioxetine 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 U [edit ] V [edit ] 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 W [edit ] X [edit ] Xanax - an antianxiety medication of the benzodiazepine class Y [edit ] Z [edit ] References [edit ] ^ "Lorazepam". National Center for Biotechnology Information . Retrieved 4 October 2012.