Top Ten Antidepressants for Depression

Depression is usually treated with the use of antidepressants. There are several classes of antidepressants, these include Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs), Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) and Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCA).

The list below should be based on efficacy and tolerability.

The Top Ten

1 Mirtazapine (NaSSA)

For me, it's the most sedating antidepressant and increase your appetite badly.

Works for the most part. - TheStephordKnives

2 Escitalopram (SSRI)
3 Desvenlafaxine (SNRI)
4 Venlafaxine (SNRI)
5 Sertraline (SSRI)
6 Citalopram (SSRI)
7 Fluoxetine (SSRI)
8 Duloxetine (SNRI)
9 Tranylcypromine (MAOI)
10 Bupropion (NDRI)

The Contenders

11 Clomipramine (TCA)

A Very Effective Antidepressant, especially for ocd. for me it's the cure for ocd.

12 Paroxetine (SSRI)
13 Aripiprazole
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