Explains what sleeping pills and minor tranquillisers are used for, how the medication works, possible side effects and information about withdrawal.
Information on benzodiazepine and z-sleeping pill addiction and withdrawal, with detailed dosing schedules.
Provides patient information leaflets and summaries of drug characteristics.
Regulates medicines in the UK and runs the Yellow Card scheme for reporting side effects.
Produces guidelines on best practice in healthcare.
Professional body for psychiatrists. Includes information about mental health problems and treatments.
This information was published in August 2016. We will revise it in 2019.
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