Alphabetical List Of Autism Medications By Trade Name

Below is an alphabetical list of trade name drugs or autism medication which are commonly used to treat certain symptoms in persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as provided by the National Institutes of Health.

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Alphabetical List Of Medication By Trade Name

Trade Name Generic Name
Combination Antipsychotic and Antidepressant Medication
Fluoxetine & Olanzapine Symbyax (Prozac & Zyprexa)
Antipsychotic Medications
Abilify aripiprazole
Clozaril clozapine
Geodon ziprasidone
Haldol haloperidol
Lidone molindone
Loxitane loxapine
Mellaril thioridazine
Moban molindone
Navane thiothixene
Orap (for Tourette's syndrome) pimozide
Permitil fluphenazine
Prolixin fluphenazine
Risperdal risperidone
Serentil mesoridazine
Seroquel quetiapine
Stelazine trifluoperazine
Taractan chlorprothixene
Thorazine chlorpromazine
Trilafon perphenazine
Vesprin trifluopromazine
Zyprexa olanzapine
Antimanic Medications
Cibalith-S lithium citrate
Depakote valproic acid, divalproex sodium
Eskalith lithium carbonate
Lamictal lamotrigine
Lithane lithium carbonate
Lithobid lithium carbonate
Neurontin gabapentin
Tegretol carbamazepine
Topamax topiramate
Antidepressant Medications
Adapin doxepin
Anafranil clomipramine
Asendin amoxapine
Aventyl nortriptyline
Celexa (SSRI) citalopram
Desyrel trazodone
Effexor venlafaxine
Lexapro (SSRI) escitalopram
Ludiomil maprotiline
Luvox (SSRI) fluvoxamine
Marplan (MAOI) isocarboxazid
Nardil (MAOI) phenelzine
Norpramin desipramine
Pamelor nortriptyline
Parnate (MAOI) tranylcypromine
Paxil (SSRI) paroxetine
Pertofrane desipramine
Prozac (SSRI) fluoxetine
Remeron mirtazapine
Serzone nefazodone
Sinequan doxepin
Surmontil trimipramine
Tofranil imipramine
Vivactil protriptyline
Wellbutrin bupropion
Zoloft (SSRI) sertraline
Antianxiety Medications
(All of these antianxiety medications except BuSpar are benzodiazepines)
Ativan lorazepam
Azene clorazepate
BuSpar buspirone
Centrax prazepam
Librax, Libritabs, Librium chlordiazepoxide
Klonopin clonazepam
Paxipam halazepam
Serax oxazepam
Tranxene clorazepate
Valium diazepam
Xanax alprazolam


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This is the 4th edition of Medications. It was revised by Margaret Strock, staff member in the Science Writing Team, Public Information and Communications Branch, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Scientific review was provided by Wayne Fenton, M.D., Henry Haigler, Ph.D., Ellen Leibenluft, M.D., Matthew Rudorfer, M.D., and Benedetto Vitiello, M.D. Editorial assistance was provided by Lisa Alberts and Ruth Dubois.

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