Restavit contains the active ingredient doxylamine succinate. You can buy it from your pharmacist.
Restavit is used for short periods to help you fall asleep or stay asleep. It can help you get back to sleeping better.
Restavit belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Antihistamines help treat allergies. Restavit, like some other antihistamines, also makes you drowsy.
Restavit is available as a tablet. It causes drowsiness and should only be taken 20 minutes before going to bed at night. The tablet should be taken with water. Do not take Restavit for more than 10 days.
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Active ingredient in this medicine: doxylamine
Over 65 years of age?
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.