Medicines & Drugs by category Medicines used to treat nervous system conditions

The leaflets in this section are authored by an experienced pharmacist. Pharmacists are experts in medicines. The medicines in this section include those which act on the brain and nervous system. They include migraine treatments, treatment for epilepsy and Parkinson's disease as well as treatments for anxiety and depression. If you've ever thought "Who shouldn't take citalopram?", "How do I take my carbamazepine?", "How do I get the most from my sumatriptan treatment?" or "What problems can diazepam cause?" information leaflets in this section will have answers for you.

Acamprosate tablets - Campral EC Adrenaline (epinephrine) for anaphylaxis (Emerade, EpiPen, Jext)
Agomelatine tablets (Valdoxan) Almotriptan for migraine (Almogran)
Amantadine for Parkinson's disease Amantadine for Parkinson's disease
Amisulpride (Solian) Amitriptyline
Apomorphine for Parkinson's disease (APO-go) Aripiprazole (Abilify)
Aripiprazole long-acting injection (Abilify Maintena) Asenapine tablets (Sycrest)
Atomoxetine for ADHD (Strattera) Baclofen for chronic muscle spasm (Lyflex, Lioresal)
Botulinum toxin type A for migraine (Botox) Bromocriptine (Parlodel)
Buprenorphine for pain relief Buspirone for anxiety
Cabergoline tablets (Dostinex, Cabaser) Carbamazepine for epilepsy (Carbagen, Tegretol)
Chlordiazepoxide - a benzodiazepine Chlorpromazine
Citalopram (Cipramil, Paxoran) Clobazam for epilepsy (Frisium, Tapclob)
Clomethiazole capsules Clomipramine
Clonazepam for epilepsy (Rivotril) Clonazepam for epilepsy (Rivotril)
Clozapine (Clozaril, Denzapine, Zaponex) Co-beneldopa for Parkinson's disease (Madopar)
Co-careldopa for Parkinson's disease (Caramet) Dantrolene for chronic muscle spasm (Dantrium)
Dexamfetamine tablets Diazepam - a benzodiazepine (Diazemuls, Stesolid)
Diazepam - a benzodiazepine (Diazemuls, Stesolid) Donepezil (Aricept)
Doxepin capsules Duloxetine for mood and nerve disorders (Cymbalta)
Eletriptan for migraine (Relpax) Entacapone for Parkinson's disease (Comtess)
Escitalopram (Cipralex) Escitalopram (Cipralex)
Eslicarbazepine for epilepsy (Zebinix) Ethosuximide for epilepsy (Emeside, Zarontin)
Fingolimod capsules (Gilenya) Fluoxetine (Oxactin, Prozac, Prozec)
Fluoxetine (Oxactin, Prozac, Prozec) Flupentixol long-acting injection (Depixol)
Flupentixol tablets (Depixol, Fluanxol) Fluphenazine long-acting injection (Modecate)
Fluvoxamine (Faverin) Frovatriptan for migraine (Migard)
Gabapentin (Neurontin) Gabapentin (Neurontin)
Galantamine Haloperidol (Haldol, Serenace)
Haloperidol long-acting injection (Haldol Decanoate) Hydromorphone for cancer pain (Palladone)
Imipramine tablets and liquid medicine Lacosamide for epilepsy (Vimpat)
Lamotrigine for epilepsy (Lamictal) Levetiracetam for epilepsy (Keppra, Matever, Desitrend)
Levomepromazine tablets (Nozinan) Lisdexamfetamine for ADHD (Elvanse)
Lithium tablets and liquid medicine (Camcolit, Liskonum, Priadel, Li-Liquid) Lofepramine (Lomont)
Loprazolam Lorazepam - a benzodiazepine
Lorazepam - a benzodiazepine Lormetazepam tablets
Lurasidone (Latuda) Melatonin tablets for insomnia (Circadin)
Melatonin tablets for insomnia (Circadin) Memantine for dementia (Ebixa, Maruxa, Nemtadine)
Methylphenidate for ADHD Mianserin for depression
Mianserin for depression Mirtazapine for depression (Zispin SolTab)
Moclobemide (Manerix) Modafinil tablets (Provigil)
Modafinil tablets (Provigil) Morphine for pain relief
Naratriptan for migraine (Naramig) Neostigmine for myasthenia gravis
Nitrazepam Nortriptyline tablets
Nortriptyline tablets Olanzapine (Arkolamyl, Zalasta, Zyprexa)
Olanzapine (Arkolamyl, Zalasta, Zyprexa) Olanzapine long-acting injection (ZypAdhera)
Orlistat capsules (Alli, Beacita, Xenical) Orphenadrine
Oxazepam for anxiety Oxcarbazepine for epilepsy (Trileptal)
Oxycodone for pain relief Paliperidone (Invega)
Paliperidone long-acting injection (Xeplion) Paroxetine (Seroxat)
Paroxetine (Seroxat) Perampanel for epilepsy (Fycompa)
Pergolide for Parkinson's disease Pericyazine
Perphenazine tablets (Fentazin) Phenobarbital for epilepsy
Phenytoin for epilepsy (Epanutin) Piracetam (Nootropil)
Piracetam (Nootropil) Pramipexole tablets (Mirapexin, Neliprax, Oprymea)
Pramipexole tablets (Mirapexin, Neliprax, Oprymea) Pregabalin (Lyrica)
Pregabalin (Lyrica) Primidone for epilepsy
Prochlorperazine (Buccastem, Stemetil) Prochlorperazine (Buccastem, Stemetil)
Procyclidine (Arpicolin, Kemadrin) Pyridostigmine for myasthenia gravis (Mestinon)
Quetiapine (Seroquel) Quetiapine (Seroquel)
Rasagiline for Parkinson's disease (Azilect) Reboxetine tablets (Edronax)
Retigabine for epilepsy Risperidone (Risperdal)
Risperidone (Risperdal) Risperidone long-acting injection (Risperdal Consta)
Rivastigmine (Exelon, Kerstipon, Nimvastid) Rizatriptan for migraine (Maxalt)
Ropinirole tablets Rotigotine patches (Neupro)
Rufinamide for epilepsy (Inovelon) Selegiline for Parkinson's disease (Eldepryl, Zelapar)
Selegiline for Parkinson's disease (Eldepryl, Zelapar) Semisodium valproate for bipolar disorder (Depakote)
Sertraline (Lustral) Sertraline (Lustral)
Sodium oxybate (Xyrem) Sodium valproate for epilepsy(Epilim, Episenta, Epival)
Sulpiride (Dolmatil, Sulpor) Sumatriptan - for migraine and cluster headaches (Imigran)
Temazepam Tetrabenazine tablets (Revocon, Tetmodis, Xenazine)
Tiagabine for epilepsy (Gabitril) Tizanidine for muscle spasm (Zanaflex)
Tolcapone for Parkinson's disease (Tasmar) Tolterodine (Detrusitol)
Topiramate for epilepsy (Topamax) Topiramate to prevent migraine (Topamax)
Topiramate to prevent migraine (Topamax) Trazodone (Molipaxin)
Trihexyphenidyl Trimipramine
Venlafaxine Venlafaxine
Vigabatrin for epilepsy (Sabril) Vortioxetine for depression (Brintellix)
Zolmitriptan - for migraine (Zomig) Zolpidem tablets (Stilnoct)
Zonisamide for epilepsy (Zonegran) Zopiclone tablets (Zimovane)
Zuclopenthixol (Clopixol)