Clinical Indication


LPT only. Insomnia for new patients (under 18 yr olds) if melatonin and/or another sedating antihistamine has failed or is inappropriate.  May be continued into adulthood if patient requires it after transition.

Date of classification

March 2023


Medicines which should be prescribed only in a specialist setting usually within a secondary or tertiary care service. NB: Some highly specialised RED medicines e.g. injectable treatments for cancer are not included on the LLR APC website list.