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Practice policy on Hypnotics and Anxiolytics

As a practice we encourage patients currently prescribed hypnotics or anxiolytics to seek advice with their General Practitioner (GP) who will be happy to review the medication and if appropriate develop a withdrawal regime.

This medication includes:

  • Zolpidem
  • Zopiclone
  • Zaleplon
  • Temazepam
  • Oxazepam
  • Nitrazepam
  • Lorazepam
  • Lormetazepam
  • Diazepam
  • Flurazepam

Please speak with our medication team if you require any further information either by phone on

01254 226600 (option 1) or in person at the medication desk based on the first floor of Darwen Health Centre.

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