Temazepam vs Valium

Temazepam
(Rx)
Valium
(Rx)
Temazepam is a sleep medication.
Valium is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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July 10, 1986
November 15, 1963
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
30,519 Discussions
377,316 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Insomnia
#2 for Anxiety
Temazepam is prescribed for Insomnia and Anxiety and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Spasms
#7 for Seizures
#8 for Panic
#9 for Sedation
#10 for Headaches
#11 for Dizziness
Valium is prescribed for Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Insomnia and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Depression, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Tem
Euphoria
9
Weakness
3
Headaches
2
Weight Gain
1
Nightmares
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Cough
1
Weight Loss
1
Impotence
1
Constipation
1
Val
Weakness
2
Euphoria
2
Weight Gain
1
Weight Loss
1
Nightmares
1
Blisters
1
Dry Mouth
1
Impotence
1
Derealization
1
Blurred Vision
1
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Temazepam
Tem
Valium
Val
Euphoria
Tem
Val
9
2
Weakness
Tem
Val
3
2
Headaches
Tem
Val
2
0
Weight Gain
Tem
Val
1
1
Nightmares
Tem
Val
1
1
Vivid Dreams
Tem
Val
1
0
Cough
Tem
Val
1
0
Weight Loss
Tem
Val
1
1
Impotence
Tem
Val
1
1
Constipation
Tem
Val
1
0
Weakness
Val
Tem
2
3
Euphoria
Val
Tem
2
9
Weight Gain
Val
Tem
1
1
Weight Loss
Val
Tem
1
1
Nightmares
Val
Tem
1
1
Blisters
Val
Tem
1
0
Dry Mouth
Val
Tem
1
0
Impotence
Val
Tem
1
1
Derealization
Val
Tem
1
0
Blurred Vision
Val
Tem
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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X Category X
Temazepam is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
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Alcohol warning
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Alcohol consumption with this medication can increase sedation, confusion and may result in loss of conciousness (central nervous system depression). It may also disrupt psychomotor performance.
Alcohol consumption with this medication can increase sedation, confusion and may result in loss of conciousness (central nervous system depression). It may also disrupt psychomotor performance.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 7.5 mg, 15 mg, 22.5 mg, 30 mg
Tablet: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Solution: 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.).
Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.)., Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Temazepam
Diazepam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Temazepam and Valium: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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