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 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) Botulinum toxin type A for migraine - Botox
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
Eslicarbazepine for epilepsy Ethosuximide for epilepsy
Fentanyl for pain relief Flavoxate hydrochloride
Fluoxetine - Oxactin, Prozac, Prozep 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
Levetiracetam for epilepsy Levomepromazine
Lisdexamfetamine for ADHD (Elvanse) Lithium
Lofepramine - Lomont Loprazolam
Lorazepam - a benzodiazepine Lormetazepam
Melatonin tablets - Circadin Memantine
Meptazinol for pain relief Methylphenidate for ADHD
Mianserin for depression Mirtazapine for depression - Zispin SolTab
Moclobemide - Manerix Modafinil tablets - Provigil
Morphine for pain relief Naratriptan for migraine - Naramig
Neostigmine for myasthenia gravis Nitrazepam
Nortriptyline tablets Olanzapine
Olanzapine long-acting injection - ZypAdhera Orlistat capsules - Xenical, Beacita, Alli
Orphenadrine Oxazepam for anxiety
Oxcarbazepine for epilepsy Oxycodone for pain relief
Paliperidone Paliperidone long-acting injection
Paroxetine - Seroxat 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 - Lyrica Primidone for epilepsy
Prochlorperazine - Buccastem, Stemetil Procyclidine - Arpicolin, Kemadrin
Pyridostigmine for myasthenia gravis Quetiapine
Rasagiline for Parkinson's disease (Azilect) Reboxetine tablets - Edronax
Retigabine for epilepsy Risperidone - Risperdal
Risperidone long-acting injection Rivastigmine - Exelon, Kerstipon, Nimvastid
Rizatriptan for migraine - Maxalt Ropinirole
Rotigotine patches Rufinamide for epilepsy
Selegiline for Parkinson's disease - Eldepryl, Zelapar Semisodium valproate for bipolar disorder
Sertraline - Lustral Sodium oxybate (Xyrem)
Sodium valproate for epilepsy - Epilim, Episenta, Epival Solifenacin
Sulpiride Sumatriptan - for migraine and cluster headaches - Imigran
Temazepam Tetrabenazine tablets
Tiagabine for epilepsy Tolcapone for Parkinson's disease
Tolterodine Topiramate for epilepsy - Topamax
Topiramate to prevent migraine - Topamax Trazodone (Molipaxin)
Trihexyphenidyl Trimipramine
Venlafaxine Vigabatrin for epilepsy
Xylometazoline for nasal congestion Zaleplon
Zolmitriptan - for migraine - Zomig Zolpidem tablets - Stilnoct
Zonisamide for epilepsy Zopiclone tablets - Zimovane
Zuclopenthixol