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Prescription Medicines

Drug Common brands
Sertraline Zoloft

Venlafaxine Effexor

Effexor XR

Bupropion Budeprion XL



Paroxetine Paxil

Paxil CR

Fluoxetine Prozac

Prozac Weekly


Amitriptyline Elavil

Citalopram Celexa

Doxepin Sinequan

Imipramine Tofranil

Phenelzine Nardil

Tranylcypromine Parnate

Trazodone Desyrel

Escitalopram Lexapro

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