ANCILLARY LABEL 1

 

 

Label 1 is used for medicines whose primary or secondary effect is sedation.  Ethanol, which is also a central nervous system depressant, may cause an additive sedative effect. (Ref 1)

If alcohol is contraindicted a Label 2 should also be used.

 

Common drugs with an Australian pharmacy warning label 1:

Alprazolam

Aminoglutethimide

Amisulpride

Amitriptyline

Anagrelide

Aripiprazole

Baclofen

Benzhexol

Benztropine

Betahistine

Bonsentan

Bromazepam

Brompheniramine

Buprenorphine

Buspirone

Cetirizine

Chloral Hydrate

Chlorpheniramine

Chlorpromazine

Clobazam

Clomipramine

Clonazepam

Clonidine

Clozapine

Codeine

Cyproheptadine

Dantolene

Dexchlorpheniramine

Dextropropoxyphene

Diazepam

Dihydrocodeine

Dimenhydrinate

Diphenhydramine

Diphenoxylate

Dothiepin

Doxepin

Doxylamine

Droperidol

Ethosuximide

Fentanyl

Flunitrazepam

Flupenthixol

Flupenthixol

Fluphenazine

Gabapentin

Haloperidol

Hydromorphone

Imipramine

Lamotrigine

Levetiracetam

Levocabastine

Lorazepam

Mepyramine

Methadone

Mianserin

Midazolam

Morphine

Nitrazepam

Nortriptyline

Olanzypine

Opium

Orphenadrine

Oxazepam

Oxycodone

Paliperidone

Pericyazine

Pethidine

Phenelzine

Pheniramine

Phenobarbitone

Pholcodeine

Pimozide

Pizotifen

Pramipexole

Pregabalin

Primidone

Prochlorperazine

Promethazine

Quetiapine

Risperidone

Rotigotine

Temazepam

Tetrabenazine

Thalidomide

Thioridazine

Tiagabine

Topiramate

Tramadol

Triazolam

Trifluoperazine

Trimeprazine

Trimipramine

Triprolidine

Ziprasidone Hydrochloride

Zolpidem

Zonisamide

Zopiclone

Zuclopenthixol

 

References:

1)  Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary 21st Edition 2009 p267.