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Dalmane vs Restoril, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 54

This is personalized comparison of Dalmane vs Restoril for a female aged 54. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Dalmane (latest outcomes from 1,028 users) has active ingredients of flurazepam hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia.

Restoril (latest outcomes from 7,636 users) has active ingredients of temazepam. It is often used in insomnia.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 2,290 female patients aged 50 who take the same drugs are studied in Dalmane vs Restoril

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female50Chronic insomnia

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Dalmane flurazepam hydrochlorideValeant Pharm Intl
Restoril temazepamTyco Hlthcare

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 50 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Dalmane (Valeant Pharm Intl)Restoril (Tyco Hlthcare)
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Anxiety
Drug ToxicityHeadache (pain in head)
AnxietyInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Drug IneffectivePain
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Depression
DepressionFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)Dizziness
Influenza Like IllnessDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Condition AggravatedPyrexia (fever)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Dalmane (Valeant Pharm Intl)Restoril (Tyco Hlthcare)
Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)
Iron Deficiency AnemiaDepression
DiarrheaAnxiety
Brittle Nails (abnormal nail)Brain Injury
Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)Abnormal Heart Rhythms (irregular heartbeat)
Intestinal SpasmPain Management
Altered State Of Consciousness (altered state of mind)High Blood Cholesterol
Jaundice Hepatocellular (cell necrosis reduces the liver's ability to metabolize and excrete bilirubin leading to a build up of unconjugated bilirubin in the blood)High Blood Pressure
Hepatitis Nos (inflammation of the liver)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Nephrotic Syndrome (kidney disease with proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, and oedema)Weight Fluctuation

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Dalmane12.50%0.00%25.00%37.50%25.00%
Restoril2.83%23.58%44.34%22.64%6.60%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Dalmane (flurazepam hydrochloride) is often used to treat insomnia. Restoril (temazepam) is often used to treat insomnia. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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