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any problems like bad side effects taking restoril fot long period

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Howard

Full details on the range of potential side-effects of Temazepam can be found here:

www.drugs.com/sfx/restoril-side-effects.html

Although not directly referenced, there is also potential for a psychological dependence, where a user finds that they cannot sleep without use of the drug. This can happen with all sleeping aids, and is why they should only ever be used for short periods of time. Otherwise normal sleep patterns adjust to the use of the drug, and withdrawal can result in rebound insomnia.

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