sleeping tablet

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Noun1.sleeping tablet - a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)
lozenge, pill, tablet, tab - a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
hypnotic, soporific - a drug that induces sleep
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"I just lived until the time I could go to bed, take the sleeping tablet and escape the noise," says Liz.
I still also take just one sleeping tablet a night and have done for 30 years.
A PENSIONER who was forced to share a single sleeping tablet with a fellow patient after her medication was lost has hit out at her treatment.
According to New England Journal of Medicine, the 36-year-old woman, who was not identified due to patient confidentiality laws, had taken a single sleeping tablet and spent most of the flight asleep in one position.
However the guitarist claimed that he had suffered a bad reaction after taking a sleeping tablet and drinking up to six small glasses of red wine.
"I finished off the wine, fell back asleep, woke up again at 9am, had a treble brandy, another sleeping tablet, a smoke and went to the game.
Eventually, a doctor gave me a sleeping tablet and I slept for a weekend," she added.
Glover, of Willow Bridge, Choppington, near Ashington, said she could remember nothing about the incident - and was mystified as to how traces of the sleeping tablet Temazepam were found in her body.
A post mortem was carried out and findings confirmed Jayne had taken an 'excess' amount of a sleeping tablet and this combined with alcohol had caused her death.
"In most cases the decision would be they don't take a sleeping tablet, but in certain cases they do.