Types of Medication

Commonly used Psychiatric medications (generic names in brackets)

 

Antidepressants & Antianxiety Medications

 
  • Prozac (Fluoxetine)
  • Paxil (Paroxetine)
  • Zoloft (Sertraline)
  • Lexapro (Escitalopram)
  • Celexa (Citalopram)
  • Effexor (Venlafaxine)
  • Pristiq (Desvenlafaxine)
  • Cymbalta (Duloxetine)
  • Wellbutrin (Bupropion)
  • Remeron (Mirtazapine)
 

Antipsychotic Medications

 
  • Risperidal (Risperdone)
  • Zyprexa (Olanzapine)
  • Seroquel (Quetiapine)
  • Abilify (Aripiprazole)
  • Geodon (Ziprasidone)
  • Clozaril (Clozapine)
 

Benzodiazepines (used to treat anxiety on a short-term basis)

 
  • Ativan (Lorazepam)
  • Xanax (Alprazolam)
  • Klonopin (Clonazepam)
  • Valium (Diazepam)
 

Mood Stabilizers

 
  • Lithium
  • Depakote (Valproic acid)
  • Lamictal (Lamotrigine)
  • Tegretol (Carbamazepine)
 

ADHD Medications

 
  • Ritalin
  • Adderall
  • Strattera