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
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
Cinnarizine - an antihistamineCitalopram - Cipramil, Paxoran
Clobazam for epilepsy (Frisium, Tapclob)Clomethiazole capsules
ClomipramineClonazepam for epilepsy (Rivotril)
Clozapine - Clozaril, Denzapine, ZaponexCo-beneldopa for Parkinson's disease (Madopar)
Co-careldopa for Parkinson's disease (Caramet)Dantrolene for chronic muscle spasm
Dexamfetamine tabletsDiazepam - a benzodiazepine
Donepezil - AriceptDoxepin capsules
DuloxetineDuloxetine for mood and nerve disorders
Eletriptan for migraine - RelpaxEntacapone for Parkinson's disease
Escitalopram - CipralexEslicarbazepine for epilepsy (Zebinix)
Ethosuximide for epilepsy (Emeside, Zarontin)Fentanyl for pain relief
Fingolimod capsules (Gilenya)Flavoxate hydrochloride
Fluoxetine - Oxactin, Prozac, ProzepFlupentixol long-acting injection - Depixol
Flupentixol tablets - Depixol, FluanxolFluphenazine long-acting injection - Modecate
Fluvoxamine - FaverinFrovatriptan for migraine
Gabapentin (Neurontin)Galantamine
Haloperidol (Dozic, Serenace)Haloperidol long-acting injection (Haldol Decanoate)
Hydromorphone for cancer pain - PalladoneImipramine
Lacosamide for epilepsy (Vimpat)Lamotrigine for epilepsy (Lamictal)
Levetiracetam for epilepsy (Keppra, Matever, Desitrend)Levomepromazine
Lisdexamfetamine for ADHD (Elvanse)Lithium
Lofepramine - LomontLoprazolam
Lorazepam - a benzodiazepineLormetazepam
Melatonin tablets - CircadinMemantine
Meptazinol for pain reliefMethylphenidate 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 - ZypAdheraOrlistat capsules (Alli, Beacita, Xenical)
OrphenadrineOxazepam for anxiety
Oxcarbazepine for epilepsy (Trileptal)Oxycodone for pain relief
PaliperidonePaliperidone long-acting injection
Paroxetine - SeroxatPerampanel for epilepsy (Fycompa)
Perphenazine tablets - FentazinPhenobarbital
Phenytoin for epilepsy (Epanutin)Pilocarpine tablets
PimozidePipotiazine long-acting injection
PiracetamPramipexole tablets - Mirapexin, Neliprax, Oprymea
Pregabalin (Lyrica)Primidone for epilepsy
Prochlorperazine - Buccastem, StemetilProcyclidine - Arpicolin, Kemadrin
Pyridostigmine for myasthenia gravisQuetiapine
Rasagiline for Parkinson's disease (Azilect)Reboxetine tablets - Edronax
Retigabine for epilepsyRisperidone - Risperdal
Risperidone long-acting injectionRivastigmine - Exelon, Kerstipon, Nimvastid
Rizatriptan for migraine - MaxaltRopinirole
Rotigotine patchesRufinamide for epilepsy (Inovelon)
Selegiline for Parkinson's disease - Eldepryl, ZelaparSemisodium valproate for bipolar disorder (Depakote)
Sertraline - LustralSodium oxybate (Xyrem)
Sodium valproate for epilepsy(Epilim, Episenta, Epival)Solifenacin
SulpirideSumatriptan - for migraine and cluster headaches - Imigran
TemazepamTetrabenazine tablets
Tiagabine for epilepsy (Gabitril)Tolcapone for Parkinson's disease
TolterodineTopiramate for epilepsy (Topamax)
Topiramate to prevent migraine (Topamax)Trazodone (Molipaxin)
VenlafaxineVigabatrin for epilepsy (Sabril)
ZaleplonZolmitriptan - for migraine - Zomig
Zolpidem tablets - StilnoctZonisamide for epilepsy (Zonegran)
Zopiclone tablets - ZimovaneZuclopenthixol