Temazepam Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Geriatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Insomnia

15 mg orally before retiring.
The dose range is 7.5 to 30 mg.

Usual Geriatric Dose for Insomnia

7.5 mg orally before retiring in elderly or debilitated patients.
Dose may be increased based on individual response.

Renal Dose Adjustments

The manufacturer recommends caution when administering this drug to patients with renal dysfunction.

Liver Dose Adjustments

The manufacturer recommends caution when administering this drug to patients with liver dysfunction.

Precautions

Use with caution in patients with hepatic dysfunction. Because temazepam is conjugated in the liver, use in patients with frank hepatic failure is not recommended.

If used daily for more than a few weeks, abrupt discontinuation is not recommended.

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients (less than 18 years of age).

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

In transient insomnia, a 7.5 mg dose may improve sleep latency.

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