Disease Information for Temazepam (Restoril) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Drug induced Pseudodementia/Memory loss/Befuddled
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Benzodiazepine drug (example)
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Sedative/hypnotic medication (example)
DRUG/Teratogenic/OBGYN Class X/Pregnancy DANGER
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
10 chloro 4 hydroxy 6 methyl 2 phenyl 3,6 diazabicyclo(5 4 0)undeca 2,8,10,12 tetraen 5 one, 2H 1,4 Benzodiazepin 2 one 7 chloro 1,3 dihydro 3 hydroxy 1 methyl 5 phenyl, 3 Hydroxydiazepam, admin, Hydroxydiazepam, Methyloxazepam, Oxydiazepam, Temazepam, Temazepam (anaesthesia), Temazepam (anesthesia), Temazepam (anesthesia) (product), Temazepam (anesthesia) (substance), Temazepam (hypnotic), Temazepam (hypnotic) (product), Temazepam (hypnotic) (substance), Temazepam (product), Temazepam (substance), TEMAZEPAM PREPARATION, Brand name/Restoril (Temazepam)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 15 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 30 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose Hour of sleep/HS medication
DRUG/Half-life relatively long
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Benzodiazipine sedation drug for insomnia; oral preparation; sedation and ataxia and withdrawal problems are usual; slow onset ; falls in elderly

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