Temazepam 20 mg
as a non-prescription medication for insomnia in some parts of the world, whereas in others, it is classified as a
prescription-only medication. Contrary to popular belief, this medication is not new, in fact, it was initially patented
in 1965 and has been available for use since the 70s across the UK and Europe and since the 80s in the United States
What is temazepam?
Temazepam is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen). Temazepam affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with sleep problems (insomnia).
Temazepam is used to treat insomnia symptoms, such as trouble falling asleep or staying asleep.
Do not use temazepam if you are pregnant.
This medicine can cause birth defects or life-threatening
withdrawal symptoms in a newborn.
Temazepam may be habit-forming and should be used only by the person it was prescribed for.
This medicine should never be shared with another person, especially someone who has a history of drug abuse or addiction.
Keep the medication in a secure place where others cannot get to it.
Misuse of habit-forming medicine can cause
addiction, overdose, or death
Before taking this medicine
You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to temazepam or to other benzodiazepines (alprazolam, Xanax, Valium, or others).
To make sure temazepam is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or other breathing disorder;
kidney or liver disease;
a history of depression or suicidal thoughts or behavior;
a history of drug or alcohol addiction; or
if you use a narcotic (opioid) medication.
Do not use temazepam if you are pregnant or may become pregnant.
This medicine can cause birth defects.
Your baby could also become dependent on the drug.
This can cause life-threatening withdrawal symptoms in the baby after it is born.
Babies born dependent on habit-forming medicine may need medical treatment for several weeks.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
Use effective birth control to prevent pregnancy while you are taking temazepam