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Temazepam, sold under the brand name Restoril among others, is a benzodiazepine tranquiliser typically used on a short-term basis for insomnia.[1][2][3]

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ME/CFS[edit | edit source]

Low dose benzodiazepines are suggested for crashes caused by sensory overload (too much sensory input) according to the International Consensus Criteria.[4]

Risks and safety[edit | edit source]

Temazepam, like all benzodiazepines, is highly addictive.[5]:52

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Temazepam is available in most countries with a prescription. It is available as a generic medication. Availability may be very restricted due to the risk of addiction and substance misuse.

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