SSRIs are used to elevate mood to treat depression, anxiety, eating disorders, PMDD, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. They work by increasing the amount of serotonin in the brain.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular SSRIs

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Zoloft
(sertraline)
9
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Sertraline (Zoloft) is an inexpensive drug used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-trauma stress, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), or social anxiety. It is more popular than comparable drugs. Generic sertraline is is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Prozac
(fluoxetine)
6
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Fluoxetine (Prozac) is an inexpensive drug used to treat mood problems such as depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, and panic attacks. It can also treat certain eating disorders. It is available in generic and brand versions. Generic fluoxetine is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Celexa
(citalopram)
7
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CITALOPRAM is a medicine for depression.
Lexapro
(escitalopram)
10
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Escitalopram (Lexapro) is an inexpensive drug used to treat depression and certain types of anxiety. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. As of 2006, it is available in generic and brand versions. Generic escitalopram is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Paxil
(paroxetine)
9
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PAROXETINE is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks, post traumatic stress, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
fluvoxamine
13
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FLUVOXAMINE is an antidepressant. It is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Viibryd
216
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Vilazodone (Viibryd) is an expensive drug used to treat depression. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Viibryd. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Paxil CR
(paroxetine er)
76
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PAROXETINE is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks, post traumatic stress, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
Luvox CR
(fluvoxamine er)
178
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FLUVOXAMINE is an antidepressant. It is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Brisdelle
186
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PAROXETINE is used to treat hot flashes due to menopause.
Pexeva
331
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PAROXETINE is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks, post traumatic stress, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
Sarafem
476
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FLUOXETINE belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is used for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). PMDD causes intense mood and physical symptoms a week or two before your period every month. This drug helps improve mood swings, tiredness, tension, and breast tenderness.
selfemra
N/A N/A See Prices

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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