List of medications which are used to treat psychiatric conditions that are on the market in the United States.
A [edit ] B [edit ] C [edit ] D [edit ] E [edit ] Effexor - an antidepressant of the SSNRI (or SNRI) class Elavil - a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA), less commonly used these days as an antidepressant or to treat psychiatric conditions (considered a first line treatment option for neuropathic pain) Eskalith - a salt of Lithium, which is a mood stabilizer used to prevent bipolar disorder. F [edit ] 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 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 : a second generation antipsychotic
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 ] Quetiapine an antipsychotic drug mainly used to treat schizophrenia R [edit ] 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 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 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 T [edit ] Thorazine - an older antipsychotic, although highly effective it is rarely used today 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 ]