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This is a list of psychiatric drugs used by psychiatrists to treat mental illness or distress. It is ordered alphabetically according to the condition or conditions each drug is used to treat, then by the generic name of each drug. The list is not exhaustive and not all drugs are used regularly in all countries.


ADHD/ADD and narcolepsy

Generic name Brand names
Amphetamine Adderall
Atomoxetine Strattera
Dextroamphetamine

   || Dexedrine, Dextrostat, Dexampex, Ferndex

Methamphetamine Desoxyn
Methylphenidate Ritalin
Pemoline Cylert
Reboxetine Edronax, Norebox, Prolift, Solvex, Vestra

Alcoholism

Generic name Brand names
Calcium carbamide

   || Temposil

Disulfiram Antabus, Antabuse

Anxiety disorders

Generic name Brand names
Alprazolam Alplax, Alviz, Alzolam, Alprax, Apo-Alpraz, Constan, Kalma, Ralozam, Restyl, Solanax, Tranax, Trankimazin, Tranquinal, Tafil, Xanax, Xanor, Zamhexal, Zolarem
Buspirone Ansial, Ansiced, Anxiron, Axoren, Bespar, Buspar, Buspimen, Buspinol, Buspisal, Narol
Chlordiazepoxide

   || Librium

Clonazepam Klonopin, Rivotril
Diazepam Apozepam, Diapam, Seduxen, Valium
Fluoxetine Fluctin, Fludac, Fontex, Foxetin, Lovan, Prodep, Prozac, Sarafem, Symbyax
Fluvoxamine Luvox, Faverin, Fevarin
Lorazepam Ativan, Temesta, Tavor
Reboxetine Edronax, Norebox, Prolift, Solvex, Vestra
Citalopram, Chlorpromazine, Moclobemide sometimes used

Bipolar disorder

Generic name Brand names
Carbamazepine Biston, Calepsin, Carbatrol, Epitol, Equetro, Finlepsin, Sirtal, Stazepine, Tegretol, Telesmin, Timonil
Lithium salt Camcolit, Eskalith, Lithobid
Valproate semisodium

   || Depakote, Epival

Valproic acid Convulex, Depakene, Divalproex
Aripiprazole, Chlorpromazine, Fluphenazine sometimes used

Clinical depression

Generic name Brand names
Amitriptyline Elavil, Tryptanol, Endep
Amoxapine Asendin, Asendis, Defanyl, Demolox, Moxadil
Bupropion Wellbutrin
Citalopram Celexa, Cipramil, Talohexane
Clomipramine Anafranil
Doxepin Aponal, Adapine, Sinquan, Sinequan, Zonalon
Escitalopram Cipralex, Lexapro
Fluoxetine Fluctin, Fludac, Fontex, Foxetin, Lovan, Prodep, Prozac, Sarafem, Symbyax
Fluvoxamine Luvox, Faverin, Fevarin
Imipramine Antideprin
Moclobemide Aurorix, Manerix
Nortriptyline Aventyl, Pamelor
Reboxetine Edronax, Norebox, Prolift, Solvex, Vestra
Trazodone Desyrel, Trittico, Thombran
Venlafaxine Efectin, Efexor, Effexor
Desipramine (Norpramin, Pertofrane) sometimes used

Insomnia

Generic name Brand names
Lorazepam Ativan, Temesta, Tavor
Flurazepam Dalmane
Trazodone sometimes used

Nicotine addiction

Generic name Brand names
Bupropion Zyban

Parkinson's disease

Generic name Brand names
Amant Symmetrel
L-DOPA

   || Levodopa

Trihexyphenidyl

   || Artane

Psychosis, including schizophrenia

Generic name Brand names
Aripiprazole Abilify
Benztropine Cogentin
Chlorpromazine Largactil, Thorazine
Clozapine Clozaril, Fazaclo, Leponex
Fluphenazine decanoate Anatensol, Dapotum D, Deconoat, Fludecate, Modecate, Prolixin Decanoate, Sinqualone
enanthate Dapotum Injektion, Flunanthate, Moditen Enanthate Injection, Sinqualone Enantat
hydrochloride

   || Dapotum, Permitil, Prolixin, Lyogen, Moditen, Omca, Sediten, Selecten, Sevinol, Siqualone, Trancin

Amisulpride, Carbamazepine, Valproic acid sometimes used

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