Brand Names : Placidyl
Ethchlorvynol (eth-klor-VI-nole) is used to treat insomnia
(trouble in sleeping). However, it has generally been replaced by other medicines
for the treatment of insomnia. If ethchlorvynol is used regularly (for example,
every day) to help produce sleep, it is usually not effective for more than
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the
following dosage form:
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
Generic name product may be available in the U.S.
† Not commercially available in Canada.