FAQ - Temazepam

1. Is temazepam 20mg an anti-depressant?

No. Temazepam is a sedative that is used to treat insomnia. It is also used as a ‘pre-medication’ before a minor surgery or investigative procedure.

2. Is temazepam a barbiturate?

No. Temazepam belongs to the benzodiazepine class of medications.

3. Can temazepam tablets cause acid reflux?

A potential side effect of temazepam is acid reflux.

4. Are there long term effects?

If this medication is used for a long period of time, withdrawal symptoms may occur if treatment is discontinued suddenly.

5. Can this medication cause memory loss?

Memory loss may be experienced several hours after taking this medication. To reduce the risk of this, allow yourself to have 7 – 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep after taking the medication.

6. Can I take temazepam 20mg tablets for anxiety?

Yes. Temazepam is a benzodiazepine medication that is used to treat anxiety.