Information on mental health conditions, treatments and medicines is available at: http://www.choiceandmedication.org/nhs24/.

For further information on medicines listed in sections Hypnotics and anxiolytics, Drugs used in psychoses and related disorders, Antidepressant drugs and Drugs for dementia contact Pharmacy Department, New Craigs, tel: 01463 704000 (Raigmore Hospital switchboard).

User-friendly patient advice leaflets on a range of topics including ‘Weight gain and medicines used for mental health’ are available.

For advice on psychotropic prescribing in pregnancy and breast-feeding refer to SIGN 127 ‘Management of perinatal mood disorders’.

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