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 Adrenaline (epinephrine) for anaphylaxis - Emerade, EpiPen, Jext
Almotriptan for migraine Amantadine for Parkinson's disease
Amisulpride Amitriptyline
Apomorphine for Parkinson's disease - APO-go Aripiprazole
Atomoxetine for ADHD (Strattera) Baclofen for chronic muscle spasm (Lyflex, Lioresal)
Bromocriptine Buprenorphine for pain relief
Buspirone for anxiety Cabergoline
Carbamazepine for epilepsy Chlordiazepoxide - a benzodiazepine
Chlorpromazine Cinnarizine - an antihistamine
Citalopram - Cipramil, Paxoran Clobazam for epilepsy (Frisium, Tapclob)
Clomethiazole capsules Clomipramine
Clonazepam for epilepsy (Rivotril) Clozapine - Clozaril, Denzapine, Zaponex
Co-beneldopa for Parkinson's disease Co-careldopa for Parkinson's disease
Dantrolene for chronic muscle spasm Dexamfetamine tablets
Diazepam - a benzodiazepine Donepezil - Aricept
Doxepin capsules Duloxetine
Duloxetine for mood and nerve disorders Eletriptan for migraine - Relpax
Entacapone for Parkinson's disease Escitalopram - Cipralex
Ethosuximide for epilepsy Fentanyl for pain relief
Flavoxate hydrochloride Fluoxetine
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 Lamotrigine for epilepsy
Levetiracetam for epilepsy Levomepromazine
Lisdexamfetamine for ADHD (Elvanse) Lithium
Lofepramine - Lomont Loprazolam
Lorazepam - a benzodiazepine Lormetazepam
Memantine Meptazinol for pain relief
Methylphenidate for ADHD Mianserin
Mirtazapine for depression - Zispin SolTab Moclobemide
Modafinil tablets - Provigil Morphine for pain relief
Naratriptan for migraine - Naramig Neostigmine for myasthenia gravis
Nicotine products Nitrazepam
Nortriptyline Olanzapine
Olanzapine long-acting injection - ZypAdhera Orlistat
Orphenadrine Oxazepam for anxiety
Oxcarbazepine for epilepsy Oxycodone for pain relief
Paliperidone Paliperidone long-acting injection
Paroxetine Perampanel for epilepsy (Fycompa)
Pergolide Pericyazine
Perphenazine tablets - Fentazin Phenobarbital
Phenytoin for epilepsy Pilocarpine tablets
Pimozide Pipotiazine long-acting injection
Piracetam Pramipexole tablets - Mirapexin, Neliprax, Oprymea
Pregabalin Primidone for epilepsy
Prochlorperazine - Buccastem, Stemetil Procyclidine - Arpicolin, Kemadrin
Pyridostigmine for myasthenia gravis Quetiapine
Rasagiline for Parkinson's disease (Azilect) Reboxetine
Risperidone - Risperdal Risperidone long-acting injection
Rivastigmine - Exelon, Kerstipon, Nimvastid Rizatriptan for migraine - Maxalt
Ropinirole Rotigotine patches
Selegiline for Parkinson's disease - Eldepryl, Zelapar Semisodium valproate for bipolar disorder
Sertraline Sodium oxybate (Xyrem)
Sodium valproate for epilepsy Sulpiride
Sumatriptan - for migraine and cluster headaches - Imigran Temazepam
Tetrabenazine tablets Tiagabine for epilepsy
Tolcapone for Parkinson's disease Tolterodine
Topiramate Trazodone (Molipaxin)
Trihexyphenidyl Trimipramine
Venlafaxine Vigabatrin for epilepsy
Xylometazoline for nasal congestion Zaleplon
Zolmitriptan Zolpidem tablets - Stilnoct
Zonisamide for epilepsy Zopiclone tablets - Zimovane