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Valium vs Restoril for a female patient aged 46

Summary: 5,379 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 21,834 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 69,922 Sleep patients)

On Mar, 18, 2015: 5,379 female patients aged 40 who take the same drugs are studied in Valium vs Restoril

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

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)

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)
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)
CoughInflammation Localised
Tiredness (feeling of tiredness)Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Depression Aggravated
Panic AttackFear Of Weight Gain
Heart Rate IncreasedBinge Eating (pattern of disordered eating which consists of episodes of uncontrollable eating)
Chest PainHyperphagia (an abnormal appetite for food)
Muscle Weakness (a lack of muscle strength)Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)
Iron Deficiency AnaemiaRestless Leg Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedAnxiety Disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry)

Drug effectiveness:

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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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