psychiatric drugs

Table
Psychiatric drugs
generic
name common
trade name(s) primary
use affected
neurotransmitter(s)
alprazolam Xanax anxiety GABA
amitriptyline Elavil depression serotonin and norepinephrine
buproprion Wellbutrin, Zyban depression dopamine
buspirone BuSpar anxiety serotonin
carbamazepine Tegretol bipolar disorder unknown
chlordiazepoxide () Librium anxiety GABA
citalopram Celexa depression serotonin
haloperidol Haldol psychosis dopamine and norepinephrine
lorazepam Ativan anxiety GABA
nefazodone Serzone depression serotonin
olanzapine Zyprexa psychosis dopamine and serotonin
paroxetine Paxil depression serotonin
risperidone Risperdal psychosis serotonin and dopamine
sertraline Zoloft depression serotonin
sodium valproate Depakote bipolar disorder unknown
venlafaxine Effexor depression serotonin
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