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Alprazolam

anxiety disorders (short term or limited prn use)

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Amitriptyline

depression (rarely used); Low dosez: neurologic pain, fibromyalgia, insomnia

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Amphetamine, Dextroamphetamine

narcolepsy, ADHD/ADDH

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Aripiprazole

schizophrenia, psychosis, psychotic disorders, autism, bipolar disorder, augmentation agent in Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

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Benztropine

Parkinson's Disease, extrapyramidal movement disorders (excluding tardive dyskinesia).

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Bupropion

MDD, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), smoking cessation (Zyban)

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Buspirone

Not for acute anxiety; anxiety disorders

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Citalopram

depression, anxiety disorders

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Clonazepam

seizure disorders, anxiety disorders

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Desvenlafaxine

MDD

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Diazepam

skeletal muscle spasm, alcohol withdrawal, status epilepticus, preop anxiety, anxiety disorders (rarely used)

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Divalproex Sodium

seizure disorders, bipolar disorder, migraine prophylaxis

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Donepezil

Alzheimer's disease

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Duloxetine

MDD, diabetic neuropathy, fibromyalgia, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)

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Escitalopram

MDD, anxiety disorders

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Eszopiclone

Insomnia

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Fluoxetine

MDD, anxiety disorders, bulimia nervosa

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Gabapentin

adjuctive for seizure disorders, neuropathic pain states (post herpetic neuralgia, fibromyalgia, etc)

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Lamotrigine

seizure disorders, bipolar disorder

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Levetiracetam

adjunctive for seizure disorders

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Lisdexamfetamine

ADHD / ADDH

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Lorazepam

anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal, status epilepticus, preop anxiety

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Memantine

Alzheimer's disease

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Methylphenidate

ADHD / ADDH, antidrowsiness for pain patients on opioids

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Mirtazapine

MDD, Low dose: insomnia

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Olanzapine

schizophrenia, psychosis, psychotic disorders, autism, bipolar disorder, augmentation agent in Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

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Paroxetine

MDD, anxiety disorders

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Phenytoin

seizure disorders

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Quetiapine

schizophrenia, psychosis, psychotic disorders, autism, bipolar disorder, augmentation agent in Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

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Risperidone

schizophrenia, psychosis, psychotic disorders, autism, bipolar disorder, augmentation agent in Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

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Ropinirole

Parkinson's Disease, restless legs syndrome

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Sertraline

MDD, anxiety disorders, premenstrual dysphoric disorder

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Sumatriptan

acute treatment of migraine attacks

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Temazepam

insomnia (short term use only)

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Topiramate

seizure disorders, migraine prophylaxis

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Trazodone

MDD; Low dose: insomnia

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Venlafaxine

MDD, anxiety disorders

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Zolpidem

insomnia

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Alendronate

prevention & treatment of osteoporosis

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Allopurinol

gout, hyperuricemia, calcium oxalate stones

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Dutasteride

benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)

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Ferrous Sulfate

iron deficiency anemia

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Finasteride

benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)

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Folic Acid

megalobastic anemia, anemia of pregnancy and lactation

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Ibandronate Sodium

prevention & treatment of osteoporosis

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Latanoprost

reduce intraocular pressure in open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension

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Methotrexate

various cancers, hyperimmune states - rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, severe / recalcitrent psoriasis

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Phentermine

weight reduction (short term treatment) in conjunction with exercise, caloric reduction, and behavior modification

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Potassium Chloride

prevention & treatment of hypokalemia

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Sildenafil

erectile dysfunction (Viagra), pulmonary hypertension (Revatio)

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Tadalafil

erectile dysfunction

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Tamsulosin

benign prostatic hypertrophy, not effective for hypertension

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Terazosin

benign prostatic hypertrophy, hypertension (rarely used)

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Tolterodine

bladder incontinence

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Varenicline

smoking cessation