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Temazepam Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 15 mg ; 30 mg ; 7.5 mg ; 22.5 mg

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Insomnia

7.5 to 30 mg orally once a day at bedtime

Comments:
-In transient insomnia, a 7.5 mg dose may be sufficient to improve sleep latency.
-In elderly or debilitated patients, therapy should be initiated at 7.5 mg until individual responses are determined.

Use: Short-term treatment of insomnia (generally 7 to 10 days)

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

US Controlled Substance: Schedule IV

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Monitoring:
-Hepatic: Patients with hepatic impairment should be monitored frequently.
-Psychiatric: Patients with a history of alcohol or drug abuse, or patients with a marked personality disorder should be monitored frequently.
-Renal: Patients with renal impairment should be monitored frequently.

Patient advice:
-Patients should be cautioned against performing activities requiring complete mental alertness, such as operating machinery or driving a motor vehicle.

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