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
Agomelatine Almotriptan for migraine
Amantadine for Parkinson's disease Amisulpride
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
Mirtazapine for depression - Zispin SolTab Moclobemide - Manerix
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 - 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 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 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