Changes to Prescribing of Hypnotics/Anxiolytics (Benzodiazepines)
The Committee on Safety of Medicines has advised that all GP Practices should avoid long-term prescribing of the following medicines:
Please note that these tablets will now no longer routinely be started by Practices.
If you are already taking any of the above medicines then you may be invited for a review with your doctor to discuss a plan to step down/ stop the medicine.
If this affects you and you would like more information, please discuss with your doctor.
Patient Information Leaflet