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
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 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