Fear of flying

The Lawson Practice does not issue sedatives such as diazepam for fear of flying.

This policy decision has been made by the GP Partners and is adhered to by all prescribers working in the practice.

We appreciate that the fear of flying is genuine and very frightening. One way to tackle this is to attend  a Fear of Flying course run by the airlines, and we have listed a number of these below:

Alternatively, if you still feel you wish to have this medication prescribed, then you would need to see a doctor with Aviation training. These are usually private

Why Diazepam is Not Recommended?

Please also note that following the advice above, we are not encouraging the use of diazepam for dental appointments, hospital scans or other procedures.