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Sleeping pills & minor tranquillisers A-Z

Provides detailed information on all sleeping pills & minor tranquillisers currently available in the UK.

This page lists the sleeping pills and minor tranquillisers currently licensed for use in the UK. They are listed alphabetically on this page.

If the drug you are looking for is not listed here, it may have been discontinued or be unavailable in the UK.

Some of these drugs have more than one name. You might know a drug by its generic name, or you might know it by a trade name. See our page about drug names for more information on this.

The list below includes all the possible names you might know your medication by, including both generic and UK trade names, and directs you to our page of detailed information about that drug.

Sometimes doctors may prescribe antidepressants or antipsychotics for anxiety. If the drug you are looking for is not listed here, try our A-Z of psychiatric drugs.









This information was published in April 2021. We will revise it in 2024.

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