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List of all psychiatric drugs currently available in the UK, with links to the relevant Mind information.
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The links below will take you to general information about each type of drug as well as detailed information about each individual drug. It is important to read all of the general information to fully understand what the drug is used for, and what you can expect to happen if you take it.
Some drugs are known by several different names depending on the manufacturer. Trade names are given capital letters and generic names are not.
Abilify - aripiprazole
Atypical antipsychotic see antipsychotics
Antidepressant see antidepressants
Allegron - nortriptyline
Tricyclic see antidepressants
Benzodiazepine see sleeping pills and minor tranquillisers
Alventa XL - venlafaxine
modified release SNRI see antidepressants
Anafranil - clomipramine
Anquil - benperidol
Antipsychotic see antipsychotics
Arpicolin - procyclidine
Anti-Parkinson's drug see antipsychotics
Antipsychotic, for severe manic episodes in bipolar disorder antipsychotics
Benquil - benperidol
benzhexol HCl - trihexyphenidyl
benzatropine mesylate -benzatropine mesilate
Biorphen - orphenadrine
Bonilux XL - venlafaxine
Broflex - trihexyphenidyl
Buspar - buspirone
See sleeping pills and minor tranquillisers
Camcolit - lithium
Lithium see lithium and other mood stabilisers
Carbagen - carbamazepine
See lithium and other mood stabilisers
Cipralex - escitalopram
SSRI see antidepressants
Cipramil - citalopram
Circadin - melatonin
natural hormone, used for sleep See sleeping pills and minor tranquillisers
Clopixol Acuphase - zuclopenthixol acetate
Clopixol - zuclopenthixol diHCl
Cymbalta - duloxetine
SNRI see antidepressants
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