Treat insomnia (trouble sleeping).Belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines.
Store the medicine at room temperature in the original container, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.
Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.
You may take your medicine with food or milk to avoid stomach upset.
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Trembling, muscle spasms
You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any benzodiazepine medicine such as Valium®, Librium®, or Halcion®.
You should not use if you have sleep apnea or if you are pregnant.
Take the missed dose when you remember.
But, if it is the next day when you remember, wait until bedtime to take your medicine and skip the missed dose.
You should not use two doses at the same time.
Check with your doctor before taking this medicine if you have liver, kidney, or lung disease.
This medicine may be habit-forming.
You should not use more than your doctor ordered, or take it for a longer period of time.
If you are breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
If you have taken this medicine for a long time or in large doses, check with your doctor before stopping.
You may need to take smaller and smaller doses before stopping completely.
This medicine causes drowsiness.
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