Halcion for Insomnia
Available by prescription only, Halcion® (triazolam) is a prescription sleep medication approved for the short-term treatment of insomnia. It is not meant to be used for more than 7 to 10 days.
Halcion belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. These medications produce several effects within the body, such as:
- Reducing anxiety
- Causing sleepiness
- Relaxing muscles.
Halcion comes in the form of a tablet that is usually taken once a day at bedtime. It is currently approved for use in adults only.