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What are the tests for temazepam overdose?

What are the tests for temazepam overdose?

Temazepam: No specific tests, monitor vital signs & alertness, supportive tx. ...Read more

Temazepam (Definition)

Temazepam (restoril) -- a benzodiazepine -- is a sedative/hypnotic used for the short-term (7-10 days) treatment of insomnia. It helps you fall asleep faster, decreases the # of times you awaken during the night, & gives you longer periods of uninterrupted sleep. It produces a calming effect. Take 30 min before bedtime. To avoid temporary memory loss, be sure to get 7-8 hrs ...Read more


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What is the treatment for temazepam overdose?

What is the treatment for temazepam overdose?

Go to ER: Doctors in the emergency department may use activated charcoal or stomach pumping to retrieve the drug from the stomach. For severe respiratory depression, intubation and artificial ventilation could be necessary. Drugs such as Flumazenil (clonazepam) may be prescribed as an antidote, depending on a number of medical factors. ...Read more

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What are the tests for temazepam overdose?

Temazepam: No specific tests, monitor vital signs & alertness, supportive tx. ...Read more

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What medical/clinical tests are used to estimate the amount of temazepam overdose? Appreciate bit of detail. Thanks

What medical/clinical tests are used to estimate the amount of temazepam overdose?  Appreciate bit of detail. Thanks

Blood levels: Following ingestion of a 30 mg temazepam capsule, measurable plasma concentrations were achieved 10 to 20 minutes after dosing with peak plasma levels ranging from 666 to 982 ng/ml (mean 865 ng/ml) occurring approximately 1.2 to 1.6 hours (mean 1.5 hours) after dosing. Dailymed.Nlm.Nih.Gov/dailymed/archives/fdadruginfo.Cfm?... Temazepam, USP is a ...Read more

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What is the treatment for temazepam overdose?

Go to ER: Doctors in the emergency department may use activated charcoal or stomach pumping to retrieve the drug from the stomach. For severe respiratory depression, intubation and artificial ventilation could be necessary. Drugs such as Flumazenil (clonazepam) may be prescribed as an antidote, depending on a number of medical factors. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for restoril (temazepam) overdose?

Go to ER: Doctors in the emergency department may use activated charcoal or stomach pumping to retrieve the drug from the stomach. For severe respiratory depression, intubation and artificial ventilation could be necessary. Drugs such as Flumazenil (clonazepam) may be prescribed as an antidote, depending on a number of medical factors. ...Read more

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Appreciate an answer on longer term effects of 600 mg temazepam overdose? Does it cause memory loss? Am asking for a friend

Appreciate an answer on longer term effects of 600 mg temazepam overdose? Does it cause memory loss? Am asking for a friend

Call Poison Control: Call 1-800-222-1222. That is the number for poison control. You should call them for information on overdosages of medications for exact answers. ...Read more

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Could 600 mg temazepam overdose stop the heart and respiration?

Can stop respiration: Temazapam 600mg is 20 times more than average dose prescribed. This dosage can cause respiratory depression, hypotension and death. ...Read more

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Restoril (Definition)

Restoril is a sleep-inducer which is a kind of ...Read more


Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more