Relaxa-tabs is the trade name for mild sedative and sleeping pill combination of carbromal and bromvaletone, dated circa 1960. Manufactured by H.W. Woods, Pty. Ltd., 10 Clifford Street, Huntingdale, Victoria. Prescribed as a sedative, a physiological effect of the bromide ion on which the drug is based. Also used to induce deep, restful sleep.Dispensed by the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia.

Physical Description

Drug is contained in 6 tablets, sealed between cellophane sheets in small cardboard box. Instruction leaflet included. Tablets removed. sheet is cellulose acetate.


Example of pharmaceuticals administered at psychiatric hospitals in Victoria, Australia.

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