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Types of Psychotropic Drugs

Antianxiety Agents
Antianxiety Agents

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.

Antidepressants
Antidepressants

Antidepressants and other psychotropic medications and are frequent symptom complaints among the chronically ill. They are also among the symptoms that can be exacerbated by excess exposure to light. Patients considering the (MP) may already be taking anti-anxiety agents and antidepressants.

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Antipsychotics
Antipsychotics

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.

Aripiprazole (Abilify)
Aripiprazole (Abilify)

Abilify (aripiprazole) is an anti-psychotic medicine used for the medical treatment of psychotic conditions and disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It also is used with other medications for the treatment of major depression in adults.

Asenapine (Saphris)
Asenapine (Saphris)

Saphris (asenapine) is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain. Saphris sublingual tablets are used to treat schizophrenia in adults, and bipolar I disorder in adults and children who are at least 10 years old. Saphris may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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Ativan (Lorazepam), 279 Million
Ativan (Lorazepam), 279 Million

Ativan may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide. Important information about Ativan Do not use Ativan if you are allergic to lorazepam or to other benzodiazepines, such as alprazolam (Xanax), chlordiazepoxide (Librium), clorazepate , diazepam (Valium), or oxazepam .

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Cariprazine (Vraylar)
Cariprazine (Vraylar)

Cariprazine is a medication that works in the brain to treat schizophrenia. It is also known as a second-generation antipsychotic (SGA) or atypical antipsychotic. It is also known as a second-generation antipsychotic (SGA) or atypical antipsychotic.

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Celexa (Citalopram), 394 Million
Celexa (Citalopram), 394 Million

CNS Drugs - Given the primary CNS effects of citalopram, caution should be used when it is taken in combination with other centrally acting drugs. Alcohol - Although citalopram did not potentiate the cognitive and motor effects of alcohol in a clinical trial, as with other psychotropic medications, the use of alcohol by depressed patients taking Celexa is not recommended.

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Chlorpromazine
Chlorpromazine

Thorazine (chlorpromazine) is a conventional or typical antipsychotic medication belonging to a class of drugs called phenothiazines. It works by interfering with dopaminergic transmissions and reducing excitement in the brain.

Clozapine (Clozaril)
Clozapine (Clozaril)

Clozaril (clozapine) is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain. Clozaril is used to treat severe schizophrenia, or to reduce the risk of suicidal behavior in people with schizophrenia or similar disorders. Clozaril is available only from a certified pharmacy under a special program.

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Desyrel (Trazodone HCL), 262 Million
Desyrel (Trazodone HCL), 262 Million

Trazodone, sold under many brand names worldwide, is an antidepressant medication. It is used to treat major depressive disorder, anxiety disorders, and in addition to other treatment, alcohol dependence.

Fluphenazine (Prolixin®)
Fluphenazine (Prolixin®)

Taking fluphenazine with other drugs that make you sleepy or slow your breathing can cause dangerous or life-threatening side effects. Ask your doctor before taking a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, prescription cough medicine, a muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression, or seizures.

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Haloperidol (Haldol®)
Haloperidol (Haldol®)

Taking Haldol with other drugs that make you sleepy or slow your breathing can cause dangerous or life-threatening side effects. Ask your doctor before taking a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, prescription cough medicine, a muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression, or seizures.

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Lexapro (Escitalopram), 249 Million
Lexapro (Escitalopram), 249 Million

Lexapro has been prescribed to over 18 million U.S. adults. Taking Lexapro Lexapro is taken once daily with or without food. Always tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription medicines or over-the-counter remedies you take.

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Loxapine
Loxapine

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Lurasidone (Latuda)
Lurasidone (Latuda)

Latuda is not approved for use in psychotic conditions related to dementia. Lurasidone may increase the risk of death in older adults with dementia-related conditions. Some young people have thoughts about suicide when first taking medicine to treat depression. Stay alert to changes in your mood or symptoms. Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor.

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Mood Stabilizers
Mood Stabilizers

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.

Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)

Zyprexa (olanzapine) is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Includes Zyprexa side effects, interactions and indications. Zyprexa (olanzapine) is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

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Prozac (Fluoxetine), 283 Million
Prozac (Fluoxetine), 283 Million

Fluoxetine is used to treat premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Special populations Edit. In children and adolescents, fluoxetine is the antidepressant of choice due to tentative evidence favoring its efficacy and tolerability. In pregnancy, fluoxetine is considered a category C drug.

Quetiapine (Seroquel)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)

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Risperidone (Risperdal)
Risperidone (Risperdal)

Taking risperidone with other drugs that make you sleepy or slow your breathing can cause dangerous or life-threatening side effects. Ask your doctor before taking a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, prescription cough medicine, a muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression, or seizures.

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Stimulants
Stimulants

Prescription stimulants; Caffeine. Caffeine is the most widely used psychoactive drug in the world, found in coffee, tea, cocoa, chocolate candy and soft drinks. While caffeine has several positive effects such as increasing energy and mental alertness, heavy use can cause symptoms such as anxiety and insomnia.

Thiothixene
Thiothixene

Navane (thiothixene) is a prescription medication used to reduce and manage the hallucinations, delusions, and other symptoms commonly associated with schizophrenia and related mental health conditions.

Trifluoperazine
Trifluoperazine

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Xanax (Alprazolam), 485 Million
Xanax (Alprazolam), 485 Million

Xanax (alprazolam) is an anti-anxiety medication in the benzodiazepine family, the same family that includes diazepam (Valium), clonazepam (Klonopin), lorazepam (Ativan), flurazepam (Dalmane), and others. Xanax works by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain and was approved by the FDA in October 1981.

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Zoloft (Sertraline), 414 Million
Zoloft (Sertraline), 414 Million

The most common side effects associated with discontinuation of sertraline (the active ingredient contained in Zoloft) treatment at an incidence at least twice that for placebo and at least 1% for sertraline in clinical trials included abdominal pain, agitation, diarrhea, dizziness, dry mouth, dyspepsia, ejaculation failure, fatigue, headache, hot flushes, insomnia, nausea, nervousness, palpitation, somnolence, and tremor.

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