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Neurology Drugs & Nervous System Drugs

Prescription drugs and medicines for conditions concerning the nervous system; especially the brain, peripheral nerves, and spinal cord. Studies in this field include: Alzheimer’s Disease, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Huntington’s Disease, dementia, memory loss, migraine headaches, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson’s Disease, strokes, Tourette’s Syndrome, and others.

The list of FDA approved drugs for neurology and the nervous system appears below. Click any link to view the full drug information.


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Number Of Neurology Drugs & Nervous System Drugs: 149

Abstral (fentanyl sublingual tablets)
For the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain in opioid-tolerant patients
Aggrenox
Aggrenox (aspirin/extended-release dipyridamole) 25mg/200mg capules for the prevention of recurrence of stroke
Amerge
Treatment for acute migraine
Ampyra (dalfampridine)
For the improvement of walking in patients with multiple sclerosis
Amrix (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride extended release)
For the treatment of muscle spasm associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions
Anexsia
Treatment for chronic pain
Apokyn (apomorphine hydrochloride)
For the treatment of acute, intermittent hypomobility episodes associated with advanced Parkinson’s disease
Aptiom (eslicarbazepine acetate)
For the adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures
ARICEPT (donepezil hydrochloride)
Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease
Avinza (morphine sulfate)
Extended release capsule for the relief of pain requiring continuous, around-the-clock therapy
Avonex (Interferon Beta 1-A)
Treatment for multiple sclerosis
Axert (almotriptan malate) tablets
For the treatment of migraine attacks
Axona (caprylidene)
For the treatment of Alzheimer's disease
Banzel (rufinamide)
For the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in pediatrics and adults
Bayer Extra Strength Asprin
Oral treatment for mild to moderate migraine pain
Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA)
For the treatment of upper limb spasticity
Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA)
For the treatment of chronic migraine
Bromfenac
Management of acute pain
Butrans (buprenorphine) Transdermal System
moderate to severe chronic pain
Cambia (diclofenac potassium for oral solution)
For the treatment of migraine attacks
Carbaglu (carglumic acid)
For the treatment of hyperammonemia
Carbatrol
Treatment for epileptic seizures and trigeminal neuralgia
Cenestin
Treatment for symptoms associated with menopause
Cialis (tadalafil)
Oral agent for the treatment for erectile dysfunction
Clonazepam
Generic equivalent of Klonopin
Comtan
200mg entacapone tablets
Copaxone
Treatment for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
Cuvposa (glycopyrrolate)
For the treatment of chronic severe drooling in pediatrics with neurologic conditions
Cylert
Treatment for Attention Deficit Disorder
Depakote (divalproex sodium)
Treatment for migraine headaches
Depakote (divalproex sodium)
Treatment for epilepsy
Depakote ER (divalproex sodium)
For the prophylaxis (prevention) of migraine headaches in adults
Durezol (difluprednate)
For the treatment of inflammation and pain associated with ocular surgery
Edluar (zolpidem tartrate)
For the treatment of insomnia
Eliquis (apixaban)
For the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism resulting from nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
Embeda (morphine sulfate and naltrexone hydrochloride)
For the treatment of moderate to severe pain
Exalgo (hydromorphone hydrochloride) extended release
For the management of moderate to severe pain
Excedrin Migraine
Treatment for mild to moderate migraine pain
Exelon (rivastigmine tartrate)
For the treatment of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease-related dementia
Exelon (rivastigmine tartrate)
Indicated for the treatment of mild to moderate dementia of the Alzheimer's type
Extavia (Interferon beta-l b)
For the treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis
Fetzima (levomilnacipran)
For the treatment of major depressive disorder
Focalin (dexmethylphenidate HCl)
For the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Frova (frovatriptan succinate)
Tablets for the acute treatment of migraine attacks
Fycompa (perampanel)
For the treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondarily generalized seizures
Galzin (zinc acetate)
Treatment for Wilson’s disease
Gralise (gabapentin)
For the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia
Hetlioz (tasimelteon)
For the treatment of non-24-hour sleep-wake disorder in the totally blind
Horizant (gabapentin enacarbil)
For the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia
Horizant (gabapentin enacarbil)
For the treatment of restless legs syndrome
Imitrex (sumatriptan) injection and tablets
Treatment for migraine headaches
Imitrex (sumatriptan) nasal spray
Treatment for migraine
Intuniv (guanfacine extended-release)
For the treatment of ADHD in children and adolescents
Invega (paliperidone)
For the treatment of schizophrenia
Iontocaine
Needle-free anesthetic
Kadian
Treatment for chronic moderate to severe pain
Kapvay (clonidine hydrochloride)
For the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Keppra
Levetiracetam tablets for adjunctive treatment of partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy
Lamictal (lamotrigine) Chewable Dispersible Tablets
Treatment for epileptic seizures
Lazanda (fentanyl citrate) nasal spray
For the management of breakthrough cancer pain
Levitra (vardenafil)
For the treatment of erectile dysfunction related to sexual activity in men
Lidoderm Patch (lidocaine patch 5% )
Treatment of pain in post-herpetic neuralgia
Lunesta (eszopiclone)
For the treatment of insomnia and sleep maintenance
Lupron Depot (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension)
Treatment for advanced prostate cancer
Lusedra (fospropofol disodium)
A sedative-hypnotic agent indicated for monitored anesthesia care sedation
Lyrica (pregabalin)
For the treatment of pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy and postherpetic neuralgia
Lyrica (pregabalin)
For the treatment of neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury
Maxalt
Acute treatment of migraine headache
Merrem I.V. (meropenem)
Treatment for intra-abdominal infections and bacterial meningitis
Metadate CD
Oral capsules for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Migranal
Treatment for migraine headaches
Mirapex
Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease
Myobloc
Injectable solution for the treatment of abnormal head position and neck pain associated with cervical dystonia
Naltrexone Hydrochloride Tablets
Generic equivalent of Revia
Namenda (memantine HCl)
For the treatment of moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer’s type.
Neupro (Rotigotine Transdermal System)
For the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome
Neupro (rotigotine)
For the treatment of Parkinson's disease
Neurontin (gabapentin)
Oral treatment for the management of post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN)
Neurontin (gabapentin) oral solution
For the treatment of partial seizures in pediatric patients three years of age and older
Neurontin (gabapentin) oral solution
Treatment of partial seizures in adults with epilepsy
NORCO tablets (Hydrocodone Bitartrate/Acetaminophen 10 mg/325 mg)
Treatment for moderate to moderately severe pain
Northera (droxidopa)
For the treatment of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension
Novantrone (mitoxantrone hydrochloride)
For reducing neurologic disability and/or the frequency of clinical relapses in patients with multiple sclerosis
Nucynta (tapentadol)
moderate to severe acute pain
Nuedexta (dextromethorphan hydrobromide and quinidine sulfate)
For the treatment of pseudobulbar affect
Nuvigil (armodafinil)
For the treatment of excessive sleepiness
Nymalize (nimodipine)
For the reduction of incidence and severity of ischemic deficits following subarachnoid hemorrhage
Onfi (clobazam)
For the adjunctive treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
Onsolis (fentanyl buccal)
For the management of breakthrough cancer pain
Oxecta (oxycodone HCl)
For the management of acute and chronic moderate to severe pain
Oxtellar XR (oxcarbazepine extended release)
For the adjunctive therapy of partial seizures in adults and in children 6 years to 17 years of age
Oxycodone and Aspirin
Generic equivalent of Percodan
Oxycodone with Acetaminophen 5mg/325mg
Generic equivalent of Percocet and Tylox
Posicor
Treatment for hypertension and chronic stable angina pectoris
Potiga (ezogabine)
For the treatment of partial-onset seizures
Pramipexole
Treatment for Parkinson's Disease
Quadramet (Samarium Sm 153 Lexidronam Injection)
Treatment for pain associated with bone cancer
Qudexy XR (topiramate)
For the treatment of partial onset and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
Quillivant XR (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
For the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Qutenza (capsaicin)
For the treatment of neuropathic pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia
Rebif (interferon beta-1a)
Subcutaneous injection for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis
Relpax (eletriptan hydrobromide)
For the acute treatment of migraine headaches
Reminyl (galantamine hydrobromide)
For the treatment of mild to moderate dementia of the Alzheimer's type
Requip (ropinirole hydrochloride)
Treatment for Parkinson's Disease
Rilutek (riluzole)
Treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
Rozerem (ramelteon)
For the treatment of sleep-onset insomnia
Sabril (vigabatrin)
For the treatment of infantile spasms and complex partial seizures
Selegiline tablets
Generic equivalent of Eldepryl tablets
Silenor (doxepin)
For the treatment of insomnia
Sonata
Treatment fo insomnia
Sprix (ketorolac tromethamine)
For the treatment of moderate to severe pain
Stavzor (valproic acid delayed release)
For the treatment of bipolar manic disorder, seizures and migraine headaches
Strattera (atomoxetine HCl)
For the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents and adults.
Subsys (fentanyl sublingual spray)
For the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain
Tasmar
Treatment for Parkinson's Disease
Tegretol (carbamazepine)
Treatment for young children with epilepsy
Tegretol XR (carbamazepine)
Anti-epileptic treatment
Tivorbex (indomethacin)
For the treatment of acute pain
Topamax (topiramate)
Treatment for epilepsy in pediatric patients
Topamax (topiramate)
Treatment for partial onset seizures
Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) Tablets
Approved for use as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial seizures in children (monotherapy for adults)
Trokendi XR (topiramate)
For the treatment of partial onset, tonic-clonic and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome seizures
Tysabri (natalizumab)
For the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis
Ultracet (acetaminophen and tramadol HCl)
For the short-term management of acute pain
UltraJect
Treatment for chronic pain
VERSED (midazolam HCI)
Treatment for sedating children who must undergo painful surgery
Viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride)
For the treatment of major depressive disorder
Vimpat (lacosamide)
For the treatment of partial-onset seizures in adults with epilepsy
Visipaque (iodixanol)
Diagnostic contrast agent
Vivitrol (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension)
For the prevention of relapse to opioid dependence
Vpriv (velaglucerase alfa for injection)
For the treatment of type 1 Gaucher disease
Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate)
For the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Xenazine (tetrabenazine)
For the treatment of chorea due to Huntington's disease
Xifaxan (rifaximin)
For the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy
Xyrem (sodium oxybate)
For the treatment of cataplexy, a sudden loss of muscle tone, associated with narcolepsy
Zanaflex (tizanidine hydrochloride)
Treatment for muscle spasticity
Zipsor (diclofenac potassium)
For the treatment of mild to moderate acute pain
Zomig (zolmitriptan)
Treatment for migraine
Zomig (zolmitriptan)
Orally disintegrating tablet for the treatment of acute migraine in adults
Zonegran (zonisamide) Capsules
Adjunctive therapy for treatment of partial seizures in adults with epilepsy
Zubsolv (buprenorphine and naloxone)
For the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence


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FDA Approved Neurology Drugs & Nervous System Drugs Listings:

The rules of principle for evaluating MediLexicon's FDA neurology drugs & nervous system drugs listings adhere to the FDA definitions of a new drug approval or a new molecular entity, and the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development.

MediLexicon's FDA Approved Drugs Listings include:

New Molecular Entities (NME): these NME's are described as a medication containing an active substance that have never previously approved in the US for marketing in any manner, shape or form (as defined by the FDA). In addition to this, there is also the inclusion of some FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) approved recombinant proteins and biologics.

MediLexicon's FDA Approved Drugs Listings do NOT include:

Over-the-counter products, diagnostic agents, generics, most vaccines, medical devices, biologic compounds (not approved by CDER), as well as new indications and new administrations of previously-approved compounds and new dosages.

The neurology drugs & nervous system drugs information used in this section is licensed from Thomson CenterWatch. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.









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