Helps you relax and sleep. Restoril (Temazepam) is a good short-term option to help you sleep, but it shouldn't replace good sleep habits. Keeps the sleep cycle normal for completely blind people who aren't able to see light. Hetlioz (tasimelteon) is the only approved medicine to help completely blind people who are unable to see light maintain regular sleep cycles. It is only available as a brand name, so it can be expensive. Reviews & ratings Everyone Men Women Filter group. All currently selected Everyone Men Women All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ Filter group. All currently selected All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ 5.29 Restoril
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FDA side effect reports for Restoril » More Hetlioz side effects » How it works Restoril Hetlioz Restoril (Temazepam) is a benzodiazepine. It affects chemicals in the brain to calm down your nervous system, helping you sleep and be less anxious. Hetlioz (tasimelteon) is a melatonin receptor agonist. It helps you to sleep at night and stay awake during the day. Type of medication Restoril Hetlioz Prescription only Prescription only Available as Restoril Hetlioz Used for Restoril Hetlioz › Non 24 Hour Sleep Wake Cycle Risk factors for serious side effects Restoril Hetlioz › Taking more than the prescribed dose › Taking longer than 4 weeks › History of drug abuse › Long-term use › Women of childbearing age Detailed Restoril (temazepam) risks & warnings » Detailed Hetlioz (tasimelteon) risks & warnings »
Research studies with real people or animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. If you’re pregnant, the risks to your unborn baby outweigh the benefits.
Alcohol Restoril Hetlioz › It is not safe to drink alcohol while taking this. No alcohol related info.
Sleep Restoril Hetlioz › Restoril (Temazepam) can make you dizzy and drowsy, especially when combined with alcohol and many other medicines that acts in your brain. It is not recommended for people age 65 years or older. › Can cause dizziness and drowsiness, so don't do anything (like driving) after taking it that requires you to focus. › Shouldn't make you drowsy the next day as long as you're using normal doses of it. › If you go to sleep at a different time, don't take Hetlioz (tasimelteon). Upsides and benefits Restoril Hetlioz › Helps you fall asleep and stay asleep. › Can be helpful to reduce anxiety. › Shouldn't make you drowsy the next day as long as you're using normal doses of it. › Hetlioz (tasimelteon) is not addictive. › Hetlioz (tasimelteon) is the only drug that's approved to help people unable to see light to have regular sleep cycles. › If you have to stop taking Hetlioz (tasimelteon) suddenly, you're not likely to have withdrawal. Downsides and risks Restoril Hetlioz › Can be habit-forming, meaning you'll start to rely on Restoril (Temazepam) to sleep. › Your body can get used to Restoril (Temazepam) and it may not work as well long-term. › It's not recommended for people age 65 years or older. › Can't be used by pregnant women since it'll cause harm to the baby. › If it's used everyday for more than 2 to 4 weeks and you decide to stop taking Restoril (Temazepam), you'll need to work with your doctor to slowly get off the drug to avoid extra side effects. › Hetlioz (tasimelteon) can take weeks to months for you to notice any effect. › Hetlioz (tasimelteon) is only available as a brand name so it can be expensive. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Restoril Hetlioz › Use only as needed when you can't sleep. › Starts working within 45 minutes. › Can cause dizziness and drowsiness, so don't do anything (like driving) after taking it that requires you to focus. › Take it only if you can get a full night's rest. › It is not safe to drink alcohol while taking this. › Tell your doctor if you notice any changes to your memory or mood. › Take Hetlioz (tasimelteon) at the same time every night. › Take Hetlioz (tasimelteon) on an empty stomach. Swallow capsule whole. Don't crush or chew the capsule. › If you go to sleep at a different time, don't take Hetlioz (tasimelteon). › Hetlioz (tasimelteon) might take weeks or months before you notice any effects. › If you smoke tobacco, Hetlioz (tasimelteon) might not work as well. Learn more More about Restoril Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Hetlioz Side effects FDA package insert