Psychiatric medication

Explains what psychiatric drugs are, what to know before taking them, and information on side effects and coming off medication.

Drug names A-Z

The tables below list all the names of the psychiatric drugs currently available in the UK, and direct you to more detailed information about each drug.

(Some drugs may be called by several different names, which is why they may appear in the table more than once. See our page about drug names for more information).

Antidepressant drugs (UK)
A-F G-R S-Z

For more information about antidepressants, see our pages on antidepressants.

Antipsychotic drugs (UK)
A-F G-P Q-Z

For more information about antipsychotics, see our pages on antipschotics.

Mood stabilisers (UK)
A-E F-L M-Z

For more information about mood stabilisers, see our pages on mood stabilisers.

Sleeping pills, minor tranquillisers and anti-anxiety drugs (UK)
A-D E-P Q-Z

For more information about sleeping pills, minor tranquillisers and anti-anxiety medication, see our pages on sleeping pills and minor tranquillisers.


This page was published in July 2017. We will revise it in 2018.

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