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Euhypnos

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Generic Name: Temazepam
Product Name: Euhypnos

Indication

Short term treatment of insomnia.

Action

Benzodiazepines potentiate the inhibitory effects of gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA throughout the CNS, resulting in anxiolytic, sedative hypnotic, muscle relaxant and antiepileptic effects).

Dose advice

Adult:5-20mg at night.Elderly:Initially 5-10mg at night.

Schedule

S4

Common side effects

  • Drowsiness
  • Over-sedation
  • Light-headedness
  • Memory loss
  • Ataxia
  • Slurred speech.

Uncommon side effects

  • Headache
  • Vertigo
  • Hypotension
  • Disorientation
  • Confusion
  • Paradoxical excitation
  • Euphoria
  • Aggression and hostility
  • Anxiety
  • Decreased libido
  • Anterograde amnesia
  • Pain and thrombophlebitis with IV injection
  • Respiratory arrest with IV use.

For further information talk to your doctor.

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Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 1 January, 1970

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