The Choice and Medication© website offers patient information about mental health conditions and the treatments available to help make informed decisions about choosing the right medicine. Choice and Medication© is commercially available on subscription to healthcare organisations for licensed access by staff and service users.
- Produced and maintained by national experts
- Answers to the most commonly asked questions about mental health medicines
- Complete information in one place about your mental health condition
- User-friendly printable leaflets to help you understand your treatment options
- Compares side effects for all mental health medication available
- Avatars available to speak your medicine information to you
- Medicine leaflets available in a variety of popular languages
The information is constantly updated with changing UK guidelines and the most recent safety advice without the need to search the Internet.
Choice and Medication© is also commercially available on subscription to healthcare organisations for licensed access by staff and service users. You can request further information on an organisational subscription via the following link: Choice and Medication – Contact
A personal subscription to the website can be used on your own, together with your family or someone you care for. Available online, 24/7 and provides confidential expert advice when you need it, even while you talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist. You can sign up and request a personal account via the following link: Choice and Medication – Subscribe
Conditions covered include: alcohol dependence, alcohol withdrawal, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Alzheimer’s, bipolar depression, bipolar mood disorder, dementia, depression, eating disorder, epilepsy, hypomania, insomnia, mania, obsessive compulsive disorder, opiate dependence, opiate withdrawal, panic disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, psychiatric emergency, psychosis, schizoaffective disorder, schizophrenia, seasonal affective disorder and social anxiety.
Medications covered include: Acamprosate, Adderall, Agomelatine, Alprazolam, Amisulpride, Amitriptyline, Amoxapine, Aripiprazole, Asenapine, Atomoxetine, Baclofen, Benperidol, Benzatropine, Biperidin, Brivaracetam, Bromazepam, Buprenorphine, Bupropion, Buspirone, Caffeine, Carbamazepine, Chloral betaine, Chloral hydrate, Chlordiazepoxide, Chlorpromazine, Citalopram, Clobazam, Clomethiazole, Clomipramine, Clonazepam, Clonidine, Clorazepate dipotassium, Clozapine, Desipramine, Desmopressin, Desvenlafaxine, Dexamfetamine, Diazepam, Diphenhydramine, Disulfiram, Donepezil, Dosulepin, Doxepin, Droperidol, Duloxetine, Escitalopram, Eslicarbazepine, Ethosuximide, Flunitrazepam, Fluoxetine, Flupentixol, Fluphenazine decanoate, Flurazepam, Fluspirilene, Fluvoxamine, Gabapentin, Galantamine, Guanfacine, Haloperidol, Hyoscine, Imipramine, Isocarboxazid, Ketamine, Lacosamide, Lamotrigine, Levetiracetam, Levomepromazine, Levothyroxine, Liothyronine, Lisdexamfetamine, Lithium carbonate, Lithium citrate, Lofepramine, Lofexidine, Loprazolam, Lorazepam, Lormetazepam, Loxapine, Lurasidone, Maprotiline, Melatonin, Melperone, Memantine, Metformin, Methadone, Methylphenidate, Mianserin, Midazolam, Mirtazapine, Moclobemide, Modafinil, Nalmefene, Naltrexone, Nitrazepam, Nortriptyline, Olanzapine, Orphenadine, Oxazepam, Oxcarbazepine, Oxprenolol, Pabrinex, Paliperidone, Paroxetine, Penfluridol, Pericyazine, Perphenazine, Phenelzine, Phenobarbital, Phenytoin, Pimozide, Pipotiazine, Piracetam, Pirenzepine, Prazepam, Prazosin, Pregabalin, Primidone, Procyclidine, Promazine, Promethazine, Propranolol, Protriptyline, Quetiapine, Reboxetine, Risperidone+LAI, Rivastigmine, Rufinamide, Selegiline, Sertindole, Sertraline, Sodium oxybate, Sodium valproate, St John’s wort, Sulpiride, Temazepam, Thiamine, Tiagabine, Topiramate, Tranylcypromine, Trazodone, Triazolam, Trifluoperazine, Trihexyphenidyl, Trimipramine, Tryptophan, Valproate semisodium, Valproic acid, Varenicline, Venlafaxine, Vigabatrin, Vilazodone, Vitamin B & C, Vortioxetine, Zaleplon, Ziprasidone, Zolpidem, Zonisamide, Zopiclone, Zotepine, Zuclopenthixol