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Speak to a board-certified doctor online and get medication for depression prescribed in 15 minutes. While not a cure-all, anti depression pills, also called antidepressants, are clinically proven as the best medication for depression treatment. Our licensed doctors can also refill prescriptions and offer depression treatment online and ongoing mental health support.

Get Antidepressants Online

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Depression Medication

There are many different types of depression medications including SSRIs, SNRIs, TCAs, and MAOIs. Which anti depression pills are best for you will depend on the severity of your depression, your general health, and your response to treatment. A doctor will work with you to decide which types of depression medication are best for you and in what dosage.

Best Antidepressants

🔹 Zoloft

🔹 Prozac

🔹 Wellbutrin

🔹 Lexapro

🔹 Paxil

🔹 Cymbalta

🔹 Effexor

🔹 Strattera

Over the Counter Antidepressants

There are no FDA approved antidepressants available over the counter. Antidepressants need to be prescribed by a doctor because they aren’t right for everyone and may interact negatively with certain medications and medical conditions. When you start a new depression medication you may experience side effects and should be closely monitored by your prescribing physician to ensure your health and safety.

How To Get Antidepressants

PlushCare makes getting antidepressants prescribed safe and easy. You can book a same-day appointment with a top online doctor and get depression medication sent to your local pharmacy or shipped to your door following your virtual consultation. During your visit, your doctor will perform a mental health evaluation and determine the best antidepressant for you. You can pick up your prescription from your pharmacy on the same day, or wait and get it delivered.

Can online doctors prescribe antidepressants?

Yes. As mentioned above, online doctors are able to prescribe antidepressants to treat a variety of conditions. After diagnosing your condition the doctor will prescribe the best antidepressant for you. They will electronically send this prescription to the pharmacy of your choice.

Can you buy antidepressants over the counter?

Antidepressants require a prescription. You cannot buy them over the counter and for good reason. Most antidepressants have some side effects and drug interactions, and if/which you’ll be prescribed should be left up to a doctor to determine.

Can you diagnose depression online?

Yes. Our doctors use the same guidelines and clinical tools to diagnose depression online as a doctor would if you saw them in person. Schedule an appointment with a depression doctor at PlushCare today to get depression treatment online and develop the right plan for you.

How long does it take for antidepressants to work?

Antidepressants usually begin working within 6 weeks. It’s important to work with your doctor on finding a medication that works for you. Since all of our brains are different, what works for one may not necessarily work for another.

Are there any psychiatric conditions you can’t help with?

Online doctors are a perfect solution for anyone with mild to moderate anxiety or depression. However, PlushCare isn’t a good solution for patients with bipolar, schizophrenia, or psychosis, or for patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have a history of suicide attempts.

Can PlushCare doctors refill my existing antidepressant?

Yes, many of our patients now use PlushCare exclusively to refill their medications. It’s convenient and we accept all major insurance providers. We’ve recently launched our Mental Health Prescription Program where you can have your mental health medication delivered to your door and receive ongoing care from our doctors.

Can online doctors prescribe anxiety medication?

Yes. Our doctors commonly write prescriptions for anxiety medication, that said, they cannot write prescriptions for controlled substances such as Xanax and Klonopin.

Depression doctor near me

If you’re looking for a depression doctor near you, look no further. PlushCare doctors are qualified to treat depression and practice entirely online, meaning they’re always accessible to you. Our doctors can prescribe antidepressants and our therapists can offer you therapy. Our comprehensive approach to mental healthcare is extremely effective with 97% of conditions successfully treated.

Who can prescribe antidepressants?

Primary care physicians and psychiatrists are both qualified to prescribe antidepressants. At PlushCare our primary care physicians commonly write prescriptions for antidepressants to treat anxiety and depression. For more complicated mental health conditions a psychiatrist is recommended.

How do doctors diagnose depression?

Doctors can diagnose depression in several ways, including a physical exam or psychiatric evaluation. A physiatrist may refer to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) in order to provide a diagnosis for depression.

How much do antidepressants cost?

The cost of antidepressants will depend on factors such as the type of anti depression medication, dosage prescribed, and whether you have insurance coverage. Whether the antidepressant is a brand-name or generic medication will also affect the cost.

Is there over the counter medicine for depression?

No, there is no over the counter medication for depression. You need a prescription from a licensed doctor in order to receive anti-depression medication. Online doctors at PlushCare can help diagnose depression and write a prescription that is electronically sent to a pharmacy of your choice.

What are the types of depression medication?

Different types of depression medication include:
– Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) 
– Serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) 
– Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs)
– Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

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What Are the Most Popular Antidepressants?

Your doctor will work with you on a treatment plan, which may include therapy and/or medication. Some common prescription antidepressants our doctors prescribe are:

Depression Quiz

The following 20 questions are sourced from top depression tests with questions vetted by the Psych Central Research team. They have been carefully selected to ensure a comprehensive look at your mental health and specifically determine any symptoms of depression. When taking this test analyze your emotions from the past week. Note, this test is not a diagnostic tool, only a doctor can diagnose depression.

I do things slowly.
I'm hopeless about my future.
I have trouble concentrating.
I feel that pleasure and joy has left my life.
I struggle to make decisions.
I have lost interest in things that used to be important to me.
I'm sad and unhappy.
I'm agitated and keep moving around.
I'm fatigued and it takes great effort for me to do simple tasks.
I feel I am a guilty person and deserve punishment.
I feel like a failure.
I feel lifeless.
My sleeping pattern has changed, I either sleep too much or too little.
I fantasize about suicide.
I plan how I might kill myself.
I feel trapped or caught.
I feel depressed even when good things happen to me.
Good things happen to me.
Without dieting I have lost or gained weight.
I feel alone, no one is there for me.

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