Prevalent CNS Disorders

Based on the mechanisms of action of CNS drugs in the Top 300 Prescription Drugs of 2017 dispensed by U.S. community pharmacies, the most common major CNS disorders encountered in an ambulatory patient population include generalized anxiety disorder, major mood disorders, schizophrenia (psychosis), seizure disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.