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
DuloxetineDuloxetine for mood and nerve disorders
Eletriptan for migraine (Relpax)Entacapone for Parkinson's disease
Escitalopram (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 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 tablets (Nozinan)
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 (Arkolamyl, Zalasta, Zyprexa)
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
Pipotiazine long-acting injectionPiracetam
Pramipexole tablets (Mirapexin, Neliprax, Oprymea)Pregabalin (Lyrica)
Primidone for epilepsyProchlorperazine (Buccastem, Stemetil)
Procyclidine (Arpicolin, Kemadrin)Pyridostigmine for myasthenia gravis (Mestinon)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)Rasagiline for Parkinson's disease (Azilect)
Reboxetine tablets (Edronax)Retigabine for epilepsy
Risperidone (Risperdal)Risperidone long-acting injection (Risperdal Consta)
Rivastigmine (Exelon, Kerstipon, Nimvastid)Rizatriptan for migraine (Maxalt)
RopiniroleRotigotine patches
Rufinamide 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)
SolifenacinSulpiride (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)