Table 2List of antidepressants and their categorizations

CategoryDrug ClassGeneric names
Second-generationSelective Serotonin Re-uptake inhibitors(SSRIs)Fluoxetine, Fluvoxamine, Paroxetine, Sertraline, Citalopram, Escitalopram
Second-generationSelective Norephinephrine Re-uptake inhibitorsVenlafaxine, Mirtazapine, Duloxetine
Second-generation5-HT2 receptor antagonistsNefazodone
Second-generationDopamine re-uptake inhibitorsBupropion
First-generationTricyclic antidepressants (TCAs)Amitriptyline, Clomipramine, Desipramine, Doxepin, Imipramine, Nortriptyline, Amoxapine, Protriptyline, Trimipramine
First-generationMonoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)Tranylcypromine, Phenelzine, Selegiline, Isocarboxazid

From: 1, Introduction

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