Temazepam belongs to a group of medicines called benzodiazepines.
It’s used to treat sleeping problems (insomnia).
It can also be taken to help you relax before an operation or other medical or dental treatments.
- The most common side effects include feeling drowsy or lightheaded, and having a dry mouth.
- It’s not recommended to use temazepam for longer than 4 weeks.
- If temazepam affects your eyesight or makes you feel sleepy, dizzy or confused, do not drive or use tools or machines until you feel OK again.
- Do not drink alcohol when taking temazepam.