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Medication Profiles for Anxiety, Panic and OCD

Reid Wilson, Ph.D.

Director of the Anxiety Disorders Treatment Center and is an international expert in the treatment of anxiety disorders, with books translated into nine languages.

A. TRICYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANTS (TCAs)

Imipramine (Tofranil & others)

Desipramine (Norpramin, Pertofrane and others)

Nortriptyline (Pamelor, Aventyl)

Clomipramine (Anafranil)

Amitriptyline (Elavil)

Doxepin (Sinequan, Adapin)

B. OTHER ANTIDEPRESSANTS

Venlafaxine (Effexor)

Trazodone (Desyrel)

C. SEROTONIN REUPTAKE BLOCKING AGENTS (SSRIs)

Fluoxetine (Prozac)

Sertraline (Zoloft)

Paroxetine (Paxil)

Fluvoxamine (Luvox)

Escitalopram oxalate (Lexapro)

D. BENZODIAZEPINES (BZs)

Alprazolam (Xanax)

Clonazepam (Klonopin)

Lorazepam (Ativan)

Diazepam (Valium)

Chlordiazepoxide (Librium)

Oxazepam (Serax)

E. MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITORS

Phenelzine (Nardil)

Tranylcypromine (Parnate)

F. BETA-BLOCKERS

Propranolol (Inderal)

Atenolol (Tenormin)

G. OTHER TRANQUILIZERS

Buspirone (Buspar)

H. ANTICONVULSANTS

Valproic Acid (Depakote)

Gabapentin (Neurontin)

Pregabalin (Lyrica)