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Medications Organized by Trade Name

Trade NameGeneric NameFDA Approved Age
Combination Antipsychotic and Antidepressant   
Symbyax (Prozac & Zyprexa)fluoxetine & olanzapine18 and older
Antipsychotic Medications  
Abilifyaripiprazole10 and older for bipolar disorder, manic or mixed episodes;
13 to 17 for schizophrenia and bipolar;
Clozarilclozapine18 and older
Fanaptiloperidone18 and older
fluphenazine (generic only)fluphenazine18 and older
Geodonziprasidone18 and older
Haldolhaloperidol3 and older
Invegapaliperidone18 and older
Loxitaneloxapine18 and older
Mobanmolindone18 and older
Navanethiothixene18 and older
Orap (for Tourette's syndrome)pimozide12 and older
perphenazine (generic only)perphenazine18 and older
Risperdalrisperidone13 and older for schizophrenia;
10 and older for bipolar mania and mixed episodes;
5 to 16 for irritability associated with autism
Seroquelquetiapine13 and older for schizophrenia;
18 and older for bipolar disorder;
10-17 for treatment of manic and mixed episodes of bipolar disorder.
Stelazinetrifluoperazine18 and older
thioridazine (generic only)thioridazine2 and older
Thorazinechlorpromazine18 and older
Zyprexiaolanzapine18 and older; ages 13-17 as second line treatment
for manic or mixed episodes of bipolar disorder
and schizophrenia.

Trade NameGeneric NameFDA Approved Age
Antidepressant Medications (also used for anxiety disorders)  
Anafranil (tricyclic)clomipramine10 and older (for OCD only)
Asendinamoxapine18 and older
Aventyl (tricyclic)nortriptyline18 and older
Celexa (SSRI)citalopram18 and older
Cymbalta (SNRI)duloxetine18 and older
Desyreltrazodone18 and older
Effexor (SNRI)venlafaxine18 and older
Elavil (tricyclic)amitriptyline18 and older
Emsamselegiline18 and older
Lexapro (SSRI)escitalopram18 and older; 12 - 17 (for major depressive disorder)
Ludiomil (tricyclic)maprotiline18 and older
Luvox (SSRI)fluvoxamine8 and older (for OCD only)
Marplan (MAOI)isocarboxazid18 and older
Nardil (MAOI)phenelzine18 and older
Norpramin (tricyclic)desipramine18 and older
Pamelor (tricyclic)nortriptyline18 and older
Parnate (MAOI)tranylcypromine18 and older
Paxil (SSRI)paroxetine18 and older
Pexeva (SSRI)paroxetine-mesylate18 and older
Pristiqdesvenlafaxine (SNRI)18 and older
Prozac (SSRI)fluoxetine8 and older
Remeronmirtazapine18 and older
Sarafem (SSRI)fluoxetine18 and older for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)
Sinequan (tricyclic)doxepin12 and older
Surmontil (tricyclic)trimipramine18 and older
Tofranil (tricyclic)imipramine6 and older (for bedwetting)
Tofranil-PM (tricyclic)imipramine pamoate18 and older
Vivactil (tricyclic)protriptyline18 and older
Wellbutrinbupropion18 and older
Zoloft (SSRI)sertraline6 and older (for OCD only)

Trade NameGeneric NameFDA Approved Age
Mood Stabilizing and Anticonvulsant Medications    
Depakotedivalproex sodium (valproic acid)2 and older (for seizures)
Eskalithlithium carbonate12 and older
Lamictallamotrigine18 and older
lithium citrate (generic only)lithium citrate12 and older
Lithobidlithium carbonate12 and older
Neurontingabapentin18 and older
Tegretolcarbamazepineany age (for seizures)
Topamaxtopiramate18 and older
Trileptaloxcarbazepine4 and older

Trade NameGeneric NameFDA Approved Age
Anti-anxiety Medications
(All of these anti-anxiety medications are benzodiazepines, except BuSpar)
  
Ativanlorazepam18 and older
BuSparbuspirone18 and older
Klonopinclonazepam18 and older
Libriumchlordiazepoxide18 and older
oxazepam (generic only)oxazepam18 and older
Tranxeneclorazepate18 and older
Valiumdiazepam18 and older
Xanaxalprazolam18 and older

Trade NameGeneric NameFDA Approved Age
ADHD Medications
(All of these ADHD medications are stimulants, except Intiniv and Straterra.)
  
Adderallamphetamine3 and older
Adderall XRamphetamine (extended release)6 and older
Concertamethylphenidate (long acting)6 and older
Daytranamethylphenidate patch6 and older
Desoxynmethamphetamine6 and older
Dexedrinedextroamphetamine3 and older
Dextrostatdextroamphetamine3 and older
Focalindexmethylphenidate6 and older
Focalin XRdexmethylphenidate (extended release)6 and older
Intinivguanfacine6 and older
Metadate ERmethylphenidate (extended release)6 and older
Metadate CDmethylphenidate (extended release)6 and older
Methylinmethylphenidate (oral solution and chewable tablets)6 and older
Ritalinmethylphenidate6 and older
Ritalin SRmethylphenidate (extended release)6 and older
Ritalin LAmethylphenidate (long-acting)6 and older
Stratteraatomoxetine6 and older
Vyvanselisdexamfetamine dimesylate6 and older
 
Medications Organized by Generic Name
Generic NameTrade NameFDA Approved Age
Combination Antipsychotic and Antidepressant   
fluoxetine & olanzapineSymbyax (Prozac & Zyprexa)18 and older
Antipsychotic Medications  
aripiprazoleAbilify10 and older for bipolar disorder, manic or mixed episodes;
13 to 17 for schizophrenia and bipolar;
chlorpromazineThorazine18 and older
clozapineClozaril18 and older
fluphenazine (generic only)fluphenazine18 and older
haloperidolHaldol3 and older
iloperidoneFanapt18 and older
loxapineLoxitane18 and older
molindoneMoban18 and older
olanzapineZyprexa18 and older; ages 13-17 as second line treatment
for manic or mixed episodes of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
paliperidoneInvega18 and older
perphenazine (generic only)perphenazine18 and older
pimozide (for Tourette's syndrome)Orap12 and older
quetiapineSeroquel13 and older for schizophrenia;
18 and older for bipolar disorder;
10-17 for treatment of manic and mixed episodes of bipolar disorder
risperidoneRisperdal13 and older for schizophrenia;
10 and older for bipolar mania and mixed episodes;
5 to 16 for irritability associated with autism
thioridazine (generic only)thioridazine2 and older
thiothixeneNavane18 and older
trifluoperazineStelazine18 and older
ziprasidoneGeodon18 and older
 
Generic NameTrade NameFDA Approved Age
Antidepressant Medications (also used for anxiety disorders)  
amitriptyline (tricyclic)Elavil18 and older
amoxapineAsendin18 and older
bupropionWellbutrin18 and older
citalopram (SSRI)Celexa18 and older
clomipramine (tricyclic)Anafranil10 and older (for OCD only)
desipramine (tricyclic)Norpramin18 and older
desvenlafaxine (SNRI)Pristiq18 and older
doxepin (tricyclic)Sinequan12 and older
duloxetine (SNRI)Cymbalta18 and older
escitalopram (SSRI)Lexapro18 and older; 12 - 17 (for major depressive disorder)
fluoxetine (SSRI)Prozac8 and older
fluoxetine (SSRI)Sarafem18 and older for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)
fluvoxamine (SSRI)Luvox8 and older (for OCD only)
imipramine (tricyclic)Tofranil6 and older (for bedwetting)
imipramine pamoate (tricyclic)Tofranil-PM18 and older
isocarboxazid (MAOI)Marplan18 and older
maprotiline (tricyclic)Ludiomil18 and older
mirtazapineRemeron18 and older
nortriptyline (tricyclic)Aventyl, Pamelor18 and older
paroxetine (SSRI)Paxil18 and older
paroxetine mesylate (SSRI)Pexeva18 and older
phenelzine (MAOI)Nardil18 and older
protriptyline (tricyclic)Vivactil18 and older
selegilineEmsam18 and older
sertraline (SSRI)Zoloft6 and older (for OCD only)
tranylcypromine (MAOI)Parnate18 and older
trazodoneDesyrel18 and older
trimipramine (tricyclic)Surmontil18 and older
venlafaxine (SNRI)Effexor18 and older

 
Generic NameTrade NameFDA Approved Age
Mood Stabilizing and Anticonvulsant Medication  
carbamazepineTegretolany age (for seizures)
divalproex sodium (valproic acid)Depakote2 and older (for seizures)
gabapentinNeurontin18 and older
lamotrigineLamictal18 and older
lithium carbonateEskalith, Lithobid12 and older
lithium citrate (generic only)lithium citrate12 and older
oxcarbazepineTrileptal4 and older
topiramateTopamax18 and older

 
Generic NameTrade NameFDA Approved Age
Anti-anxiety Medications
(All of these anti-anxiety medications are benzodiazepines, except buspirone.)
  
alprazolamXanax18 and older
buspironeBuSpar18 and older
chlordiazepoxideLibrium18 and older
clonazepamKlonopin18 and older
clorazepateTranxene18 and older
diazepamValium18 and older
lorazepamAtivan18 and older
oxazepam (generic only)oxazepam18 and older

Generic NameTrade NameFDA Approved Age
ADHD Medications
(All of these ADHD medications are stimulants, except atomoxetine and guanfacine)
  
amphetamineAdderall3 and older
amphetamine (extended release)Adderall XR6 and older
atomoxetineStrattera6 and older
dexmethylphenidateFocalin6 and older
dexmethylphenidate (extended release)Focalin XR6 and older
dextroamphetamineDexedrine, Dextrostat3 and older
guanfacineIntiniv6 and older
lisdexamfetamine dimesylateVyvanse6 and older
methamphetamineDesoxyn6 and older
methylphenidateRitalin6 and older
methylphenidate (extended release)Metadate CD, Metadate ER, Ritalin SR6 and older
methylphenidate (long-acting)Ritalin LA, Concerta6 and older
methylphenidate patchDaytrana6 and older
methylphenidate (oral solution and chewable tablets)Methylin6 and older

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/mental-health-medications/alphabetical-list-of-medications.shtml