Opiate and Benzodiazepine Medications

If you take opiate or benzodiazepine medication you will be asked by your GP to sign a patient agreement which covers the risks of taking the medication long term and your responsibility as a patient.

The list below identifies some of these medications - it is not exhaustive and does not include related branded products:


  • Diazepam
  • Temazepam
  • Lorazepam
  • Nitrazepam
  • Zopiclone
  • Zolpidem


  • Tramadol
  • Buprenorphine patches
  • Dihydrocodeine
  • Morphine
  • Fentanyl patches
  • Oxycodone
  • Pethadine

Benzodiazepine Patient Agreement

Opiate Patient Agreement

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