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 ECAdrenaline (epinephrine) for anaphylaxis (Emerade, EpiPen, Jext)
AgomelatineAlmotriptan for migraine
Amantadine for Parkinson's diseaseAmisulpride (Solian)
AmitriptylineApomorphine for Parkinson's disease (APO-go)
AripiprazoleAsenapine 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 reliefBuspirone for anxiety
Cabergoline tablets (Dostinex, Cabaser)Carbamazepine for epilepsy (Carbagen, Tegretol)
Chlordiazepoxide - a benzodiazepineChlorpromazine
Citalopram (Cipramil, Paxoran)Clobazam for epilepsy (Frisium, Tapclob)
Clomethiazole capsulesClomipramine
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 benzodiazepineDonepezil (Aricept)
Doxepin capsulesDuloxetine
Duloxetine for mood and nerve disordersEletriptan for migraine (Relpax)
Entacapone for Parkinson's diseaseEscitalopram (Cipralex)
Eslicarbazepine for epilepsy (Zebinix)Ethosuximide for epilepsy (Emeside, Zarontin)
Fingolimod capsules (Gilenya)Flavoxate hydrochloride
Fluoxetine (Oxactin, Prozac, Prozec)Flupentixol long-acting injection (Depixol)
Flupentixol tablets (Depixol, Fluanxol)Fluphenazine long-acting injection (Modecate)
Fluvoxamine (Faverin)Frovatriptan for migraine
Gabapentin (Neurontin)Galantamine
Haloperidol (Dozic, Serenace)Haloperidol long-acting injection (Haldol Decanoate)
Hydromorphone for cancer pain (Palladone)Imipramine
Lacosamide for epilepsy (Vimpat)Lamotrigine for epilepsy (Lamictal)
Levetiracetam for epilepsy (Keppra, Matever, Desitrend)Levomepromazine
Lisdexamfetamine for ADHD (Elvanse)Lithium
Lofepramine (Lomont)Loprazolam
Lorazepam - a benzodiazepineLormetazepam
Lurasidone (Latuda)Melatonin tablets (Circadin)
MemantineMethylphenidate for ADHD
Mianserin for depressionMirtazapine for depression (Zispin SolTab)
Moclobemide (Manerix)Modafinil tablets (Provigil)
Morphine for pain reliefNaratriptan for migraine (Naramig)
Neostigmine for myasthenia gravisNitrazepam
Nortriptyline tabletsOlanzapine
Olanzapine long-acting injection (ZypAdhera)Orlistat capsules (Alli, Beacita, Xenical)
OrphenadrineOxazepam for anxiety
Oxcarbazepine for epilepsy (Trileptal)Oxycodone for pain relief
Paliperidone (Invega)Paliperidone long-acting injection
Paroxetine (Seroxat)Perampanel for epilepsy (Fycompa)
PergolidePericyazine
Perphenazine tablets (Fentazin)Phenobarbital
Phenytoin for epilepsy (Epanutin)Pilocarpine tablets
PimozidePipotiazine long-acting injection
PiracetamPramipexole tablets (Mirapexin, Neliprax, Oprymea)
Pregabalin (Lyrica)Primidone for epilepsy
Prochlorperazine (Buccastem, Stemetil)Procyclidine (Arpicolin, Kemadrin)
Pyridostigmine for myasthenia gravis (Mestinon)Quetiapine
Rasagiline for Parkinson's disease (Azilect)Reboxetine tablets (Edronax)
Retigabine for epilepsyRisperidone (Risperdal)
Risperidone long-acting injectionRivastigmine (Exelon, Kerstipon, Nimvastid)
Rizatriptan for migraine (Maxalt)Ropinirole
Rotigotine patchesRufinamide for epilepsy (Inovelon)
Selegiline for Parkinson's disease (Eldepryl, Zelapar)Semisodium valproate for bipolar disorder (Depakote)
Sertraline (Lustral)Sodium oxybate (Xyrem)
Sodium valproate for epilepsy(Epilim, Episenta, Epival)Solifenacin
SulpirideSumatriptan - for migraine and cluster headaches (Imigran)
TemazepamTetrabenazine tablets
Tiagabine for epilepsy (Gabitril)Tizanidine for muscle spasm (Zanaflex)
Tolcapone for Parkinson's diseaseTolterodine
Topiramate for epilepsy (Topamax)Topiramate to prevent migraine (Topamax)
Trazodone (Molipaxin)Trihexyphenidyl
TrimipramineVenlafaxine
Vigabatrin for epilepsy (Sabril)Zaleplon
Zolmitriptan - for migraine (Zomig)Zolpidem tablets (Stilnoct)
Zonisamide for epilepsy (Zonegran)Zopiclone tablets (Zimovane)
Zuclopenthixol