List Of Psychotropic Medications
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List of Psychotropic Medications

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. A couple of examples are 'Tramadol' and 'Morphine')






  • 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.


  • Fluoxetine - (Prozac) is an SSRI drug 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.



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  • 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 in patients with prolonged Haldol use. May be used as a last resort treatment for agitated delirium associated with Delirium Tremens.






  • Mellaril - an antipsychotic, today rarely used
  • Methylphenidate - a central nervous system stimulant. It is used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and narcolepsy.


  • Navane - an antipsychotic, today rarely used
  • Neurontin - an anticonvulsant (anti -seizure medication) which is sometimes used as a mood stabilizer or to treat chronic pain, particularly diabetic neuropathy



  • Paxil -PAROXATINE 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


  • Quetiapine an antipsychotic drug mainly used to treat schizophrenia


  • Remeron -MIRTAZAPINE an antidepressant which is often used as a sleep aid
  • Restoril -TEMAZEPAM a sleep aid of the benzodiazepine class
  • Risperdal - an "atypical" antipsychotic
  • Ritalin - a stimulant used to treat ADHD/ADD
  • Reminyl - used to slow the progression of Alzheimer's Dementia
  • ReVia - alternately known as Naltrexone


  • 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 -QUETIAPINE 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


  • 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
  • Tegretol- antiseizure that can also be used for mood disorder



  • 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 and Binge Eating Disorder; Vyvanse is converted into Dexedrine in vivo.
  • Viibryd - a new antidepressant



  • Xanax - an antianxiety medication of the benzodiazepine class




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