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Abilify (aripiprazole)

Abilify (aripiprazole) is an atypical antipsychotic frequently prescribed to address mood and personality disorders.

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Citalopram (Celexa) / Lexapro (Escitalopram)

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Cymbalta (duloxetine)

Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) used to treat depression, anxiety and other related symptoms.

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Effexor (venlafaxine) / Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Effexor (velafaxine) & Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) are serotonin/noradrenaline re-uptake inhibitors (SNRIs) that share a common origin but have different effects, especially regarding withdrawal.

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Paxil/Seroxat (paroxetine)

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Prozac (fluoxetine)

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Remeron (mirtazapine)

Remeron (mirtazapine) is more modern noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant (NaSSA) often prescribed to treat depression and anxiety symptoms or as a hypnotic (sleeping aid)

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Viibryd (vilazodone)

Viibryd (vilazodone) is a selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor antidepressant (SSRI) used to treat depression, anxiety and other related symptoms.

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Wellbutrin (bupropion)

Wellbutrin (bupropion) is often prescribed as a supplement to other antidepressant medications, especially in the U.S.

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Zoloft/Lustral (sertraline)

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