Today was my checkup.I have chronic Insomnia.I was prescribed a new Prescription... Restoril 30 mg.Generic name... Temazepam.I was taking Ambien 10 mg.(which didn't work at all.)This is my first time asking a question.I want to take this med. as soon as possible.(if it is safe)But,I have never heard of this Drug.Has anyone else taken it,or know anything about it?Thanks,if anyone has any information!
Its been around for years. It works pretty well. It can be habit forming. It's as safe as any other med
it is a benzo so it can be addicting i take ambien 12.5 controlled release it helps me sleep... if it doesnt work for you,try a herb called valerian root or melatonin 5mg puts me out like a light
Yes, this is an older sleeping med. It is a benzodiazepine so it can be habit forming. If you are on it for a while, you will likely have to taper down to come off it.
I have been taking Temazepam for chronic insomnia for about 12 days now. It didn't seem to work the first two nights but since then I find I can get 6 or 7 hours sleep which is a huge improvement for me.
It can take up to an hour or a little more to kick in but then you better be in bed as I have even fallen asleep at the kitchen table.
I can't say how it will work for long term but any sleep is a good thing as far as I'm concerned. The only problem I had was a headache in the morning for the first week but an OTC pain killer takes care of it.
I hope that helps.
Temazepam worked great for me until I realized I was not getting any REM sleep (it took over a year). A discussion with the psychiatrist (prescribing doctor) indicated that a lack of REM sleep after you have been on it for a long time CAN be a side-effect. I was switched to Zolipdem, Ambiem. That is working for me for now.
As with all drugs, your mileage will vary and some have had no long-term side-effects at all.
My doctor wants to put me on it... I was on ambien cr... I tried sonota before... I am scared to try new stuff... especially since a few stuff gave me bad side effects and i was up for 3 days
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