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Drugs for Treatment of Depression

This section has a list of generic name(s) and the several brand name(s) of the drugs used for the treatment of Depression. Its purpose is to provide doctors and consumers a ready reckoner to find the relevant drugs.
The information helps you learn more about the generic drug, including its brand name(s), price, dosage, side effects, adverse events, how to take and appropriate times to take it by simply click on the drugs. Plus there are FAQs too about each drug.

Brand Names and Generic Names of Drugs for Treatment of Depression


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Amitriptyline and Perphenazine

Amitriptyline and Perphenazine is a phenothiazine and tricyclic antidepressant combination, prescribed for anxiety and depression.


Brexanolone is indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) among women.


Brexpiprazole belongs to a group of drugs called atypical antipsychotics.


Desipramine is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression.

Fluoxetine and Olanzapine

Fluoxetine and Olanzapine contains antipsychotic and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), prescribed for depression associated with bipolar disorder.


Isocarboxazid is a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor, prescribed for short-term (up to 6 weeks) depression.


L-methylfolate is a vitamin (medical food), prescribed for dietary management in patients with low plasma or low red blood cells.
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Maprotiline is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression and anxiety.


Methylphenidate is a central nervous system stimulant, prescribed for attention deficit disorder (ADD) and daytime sleep (narcolepsy).


Nefazodone is a phenylpiperazine antidepressant, prescribed for depression.

Olanzapine and Fluoxetine

Olanzapine and Fluoxetine is a combination of an atypical antipsychotic and a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), prescribed for depression in patients with bipolar disorder.

Paliperidone Palmitrate

Paliperidone Palmitrate is an atypical antipsychotic, prescribed for symptoms of schizophrenia.


Phenelzine is a monoamine oxidase (MAOI) inhibitor, prescribed for depression.


Risperidone is an atypical antipsychotic, prescribed for Asperger's syndrome (difficulties in social interaction), schizophrenia (disturbed or unusual thinking), schizoaffective disorder(elevated or depressed mood), the mixed and manic states associated with bipolar disorder, and irritability in children with autism(impaired social interaction).
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Tianeptine is an antidepressant, prescribed for depression.
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Tranylcypromine is a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor, prescribed for depression.

Vilazodone Hydrochloride

Vilazodone Hydrochloride is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, prescribed for major depressive disorder (MDD).


Vortioxetine is an antidepressant used for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) in adults and also investigated as a treatment for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).


Zotepine is an antipsychotic drug which is used to treat acute (sudden onset) and chronic (long-term) schizophrenia, a mental illness where the personís ability to think and feel as well as behavior is affected.
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