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Valium vs Restoril, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 45

This is personalized comparison of Valium vs Restoril for a female aged 45. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Feb, 4, 2014: 5,285 people are studied in Valium vs Restoril

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female40Anxiety

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Valium diazepamRoche
Restoril temazepamTyco Hlthcare

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 40 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Valium (Roche)Restoril (Tyco Hlthcare)
Sleep4.41%2.46%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Valium (Roche)Restoril (Tyco Hlthcare)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Headache (pain in head)Vomiting
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Chest Pain
DepressionHeadache (pain in head)
DizzinessAnxiety
PainPain
AnxietyPyrexia (fever)
Drug IneffectiveDizziness
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Pyrexia (fever)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Valium (Roche)Restoril (Tyco Hlthcare)
Tiredness (feeling of tiredness)Inflammation Localised
CoughDepression Aggravated
SwellingFear Of Weight Gain
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Joint Pain
Severe Right Side Abdominal PainExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)
Panic AttackMuscle Weakness (a lack of muscle strength)
Heart Rate IncreasedShaking Palsy (disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination)
Muscle Weakness (a lack of muscle strength)Dizziness
GgtAmnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)
Thrombocytopenic Purpura (a bleeding disorder in which the immune system destroys platelets)Hair Loss

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Valium (Roche)Restoril (Tyco Hlthcare)
Sleep4.19%2.30%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Valium (Roche)Restoril (Tyco Hlthcare)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Headache (pain in head)Vomiting
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Chest Pain
DepressionHeadache (pain in head)
DizzinessAnxiety
AnxietyPain
PainPyrexia (fever)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Dizziness
Drug IneffectiveFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Pyrexia (fever)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Valium (Roche)Restoril (Tyco Hlthcare)
DizzinessCompleted Suicide (act of taking one's own life)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Inflammation Localised
Tiredness (feeling of tiredness)Depression Aggravated
CoughFear Of Weight Gain
SwellingExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)
Mild ConfusionJoint Pain
Stomach Discomfort (pain in abdomen)Shaking Palsy (disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination)
Blood Pressure Diastolic IncreasedMuscle Weakness (a lack of muscle strength)
Visual ProblemsDizziness
Pain - Head (pain in head)Abnormal Behaviour

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On eHealthMe, Valium (diazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. 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.

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