South Staffordshire Joint FormularyCannock Chase Clinical Commissioning Group East Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula Clinical Commissioning Group Stafford and Surrounds Clinical Commissioning Group
CSM Advice: Hypnotics and Anxiolytics are indicated for the short-term relief of sleep disturbance and/or anxiety. (For continuous use up to a maximum of 14 days).
Zaleplon, zolpidem and zopiclone for the short-term management of insomnia (April 2004) Zaleplon, zolpidem and zopiclone are recommended for the short-term management of severe insomnia that interferes with normal daily life, and should be prescribed for short periods of time only. www.nice.org.uk/TA77
NB: Zaleplon is discontinued and Zolpidem is non-formulary