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)
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 anxietyCabergoline tablets (Dostinex, Cabaser)
Carbamazepine for epilepsy (Carbagen, Tegretol)Chlordiazepoxide - a benzodiazepine
ChlorpromazineCitalopram (Cipramil, Paxoran)
Clobazam for epilepsy (Frisium, Tapclob)Clomethiazole capsules
ClomipramineClonazepam 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 tabletsDiazepam - a benzodiazepine
Donepezil (Aricept)Doxepin capsules
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)Fluoxetine (Oxactin, Prozac, Prozec)
Flupentixol long-acting injection (Depixol)Flupentixol tablets (Depixol, Fluanxol)
Fluphenazine long-acting injection (Modecate)Fluvoxamine (Faverin)
Frovatriptan for migraineGabapentin (Neurontin)
GalantamineHaloperidol (Dozic, Serenace)
Haloperidol long-acting injection (Haldol Decanoate)Hydromorphone for cancer pain (Palladone)
ImipramineLacosamide for epilepsy (Vimpat)
Lamotrigine for epilepsy (Lamictal)Levetiracetam for epilepsy (Keppra, Matever, Desitrend)
Levomepromazine tablets (Nozinan)Lisdexamfetamine for ADHD (Elvanse)
LithiumLofepramine (Lomont)
LoprazolamLorazepam - a benzodiazepine
LormetazepamLurasidone (Latuda)
Melatonin tablets (Circadin)Memantine
Methylphenidate for ADHDMianserin for depression
Mirtazapine for depression (Zispin SolTab)Moclobemide (Manerix)
Modafinil tablets (Provigil)Morphine for pain relief
Naratriptan for migraine (Naramig)Neostigmine for myasthenia gravis
NitrazepamNortriptyline tablets
Olanzapine (Arkolamyl, Zalasta, Zyprexa)Olanzapine long-acting injection (ZypAdhera)
Orlistat capsules (Alli, Beacita, Xenical)Orphenadrine
Oxazepam for anxietyOxcarbazepine for epilepsy (Trileptal)
Oxycodone for pain reliefPaliperidone (Invega)
Paliperidone long-acting injection (Xeplion)Paroxetine (Seroxat)
Perampanel for epilepsy (Fycompa)Pergolide
PericyazinePerphenazine tablets (Fentazin)
PhenobarbitalPhenytoin for epilepsy (Epanutin)
Pilocarpine tabletsPipotiazine 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 (Seroquel)
Rasagiline for Parkinson's disease (Azilect)Reboxetine tablets (Edronax)
Retigabine for epilepsyRisperidone (Risperdal)
Risperidone long-acting injection (Risperdal Consta)Rivastigmine (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)Sulpiride (Dolmatil, Sulpor)
Sumatriptan - for migraine and cluster headaches (Imigran)Temazepam
Tetrabenazine tabletsTiagabine for epilepsy (Gabitril)
Tizanidine for muscle spasm (Zanaflex)Tolcapone for Parkinson's disease
Tolterodine (Detrusitol)Topiramate for epilepsy (Topamax)
Topiramate to prevent migraine (Topamax)Trazodone (Molipaxin)
TrihexyphenidylTrimipramine
VenlafaxineVigabatrin for epilepsy (Sabril)
ZaleplonZolmitriptan - for migraine (Zomig)
Zolpidem tablets (Stilnoct)Zonisamide for epilepsy (Zonegran)
Zopiclone tablets (Zimovane)Zuclopenthixol (Clopixol)