Review: could Temazepam cause Death?


Summary

Death is found among people who take Temazepam, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain . We study 17,176 people who have side effects while taking Temazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 763 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.

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Temazepam

Temazepam has active ingredients of temazepam. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Temazepam 21,700 users)

Death

Death has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, diarrhea, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 332,059 Death patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

17,176 people reported to have side effects when taking Temazepam.
Among them, 763 people (4.44%) have Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Temazepam cause Death?

Time on Temazepam when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 40.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Death when taking Temazepam *:

  • female: 43.88 %
  • male: 56.12 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Temazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 0.6 %
  • 20-29: 4.8 %
  • 30-39: 7.66 %
  • 40-49: 10.21 %
  • 50-59: 36.49 %
  • 60+: 39.94 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (51 people, 6.68%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (45 people, 5.90%)
  • Insomnia (38 people, 4.98%)
  • Hypertension (30 people, 3.93%)
  • Depression (29 people, 3.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (88 people, 11.53%)
  • Lisinopril (85 people, 11.14%)
  • Zometa (80 people, 10.48%)
  • Furosemide (78 people, 10.22%)
  • Prednisone (70 people, 9.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (103 people, 13.50%)
  • Anxiety (97 people, 12.71%)
  • Dyspnoea (88 people, 11.53%)
  • Anaemia (71 people, 9.31%)
  • Injury (66 people, 8.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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