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DRUGS: Antidepressants//Corticosteroids

Antidepressants are drugs that combat depression by affecting the levels or activity of neurotransmitters in the brain Corticosteroids: any steroid hormone produced and secreted by the adrenal cortex.
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Prozac
Fluoxetine (SSRI)
Celexa
Citalopram (SSRI)
Cymbalta
Duloxetine (SSRI)
Paxil
Paroxetine (SSRI)
Elavil
Amitriptyline HCL (tricyclic)
Tofranil
Imipramine (tricyclic)
Zoloft
Sertraline (SSRI)
Nardil
Phenelzine (MAOI)
Eldepryl
Selegiline (MAOI)
SSRI
antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor)
Tricyclic anti-depressant
an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and thus making more of those substances available to act on receptors in the brain
MAOI drugs
monomine oxidase inhibitor; an antidepressant
Celestone
betamethasone
Corticosteroid
Cortone Acetate
cortisone acetate
Corticosteroid
Decadron
dexamethasone
Corticosteroid
Deltasone
prednisone
Corticosteroid
Flonase
fluticasone propionate (nasal)
Corticosteroid
Hydrocortone
hydrocortisone
Corticosteroid
Kenalog-40
triamcinolone
Corticosteroid
Medrol (often a dose pack)
methylprednisolone
Corticosteroid