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
Citalopram (Cipramil, Paxoran)Clobazam for epilepsy (Frisium, Tapclob)
Clomethiazole capsulesClomipramine
Clonazepam 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 spasmDexamfetamine tablets
Diazepam - a benzodiazepineDonepezil (Aricept)
Doxepin capsulesDuloxetine
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)Flavoxate hydrochloride
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
Lisdexamfetamine for ADHD (Elvanse)Lithium
Lofepramine (Lomont)Loprazolam
Lorazepam - a benzodiazepineLormetazepam
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
OlanzapineOlanzapine long-acting injection (ZypAdhera)
Orlistat capsules (Alli, Beacita, Xenical)Orphenadrine
Oxazepam for anxietyOxcarbazepine for epilepsy (Trileptal)
Oxycodone for pain reliefPaliperidone
Paliperidone long-acting injectionParoxetine (Seroxat)
Perampanel for epilepsy (Fycompa)Pergolide
PericyazinePerphenazine tablets (Fentazin)
PhenobarbitalPhenytoin for epilepsy (Epanutin)
Pilocarpine tabletsPimozide
Pipotiazine long-acting injectionPiracetam
Pramipexole tablets (Mirapexin, Neliprax, Oprymea)Pregabalin (Lyrica)
Primidone for epilepsyProchlorperazine (Buccastem, Stemetil)
Procyclidine (Arpicolin, Kemadrin)Pyridostigmine for myasthenia gravis (Mestinon)
QuetiapineRasagiline 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)
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
Sumatriptan - for migraine and cluster headaches (Imigran)Temazepam
Tetrabenazine tabletsTiagabine for epilepsy (Gabitril)
Tizanidine for muscle spasm (Zanaflex)Tolcapone for Parkinson's disease
TolterodineTopiramate 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