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Valium vs Restoril for a female patient aged 46

Summary: 5,375 female patients aged 46 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Valium vs Restoril for a female aged 46. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Valium (latest outcomes from 21,829 users) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Restoril (latest outcomes from 7,641 users) has active ingredients of temazepam. It is often used in insomnia.

What is the symptom

Sleep has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,897 Sleep patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 5,375 female patients aged 40 who take the same drugs 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)
Sleep4.45%2.45%

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
DepressionChest Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Headache (pain in head)
PainAnxiety
DizzinessPain
AnxietyPyrexia (fever)
Drug IneffectiveFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Dizziness
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
CoughExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dizziness
SwellingDepression Aggravated
Panic AttackFear Of Weight Gain
Heart Rate IncreasedBinge Eating (pattern of disordered eating which consists of episodes of uncontrollable eating)
Muscle Weakness (a lack of muscle strength)Hyperphagia (an abnormal appetite for food)
Iron Deficiency AnaemiaAmnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)
Pyrexia (fever)Restless Leg Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Anxiety Disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Valium2.34%26.32%39.18%19.30%12.87%
Restoril0.94%36.79%24.53%24.53%13.21%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

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.

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

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

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

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