Temazepam is used to help you sleep. It is also sometimes used for other conditions.
Take temazepam as directed with a glass of water.
Should an occasional dose be missed it need not be taken later.
Some medicines available without a prescription may react with temazepam including:
Tell your pharmacist or doctor about all medicines or treatments that you may be taking, including vitamins, herbal products (e.g. valerian) or recreational drugs.
Slow or shallow breathing, hard to wake up
Trouble with speech or swallowing
|Tell your doctor immediately
Mood changes, agitation, unusual behaviour or thinking, loss of coordination, confusion, memory loss, trouble concentrating
|Tell your doctor
Drowsiness, tiredness, dizziness, headache, changes in vision
Dry mouth, stomach upset
Less interest in sex, trouble peeing
|Tell your doctor if troublesome
If you notice any other effects, discuss them with your doctor or pharmacist.
This leaflet contains important, but not all, information about this medicine.
Prepared by the MyMedicines Committee at Christchurch Hospital, Te Whatu Ora - Waitaha, New Zealand. March 2023
For more general information about this sheet and its contents, see: What does a My Medicines sheet cover?
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