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

Cardboard packet for drug. White background with black and blue panels. Black printed text on front of packet. Reverse of packet is white with black printed information and dosage rates. Tablets removed. sheet is cellulose acetate.


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

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