TEMAZEPAM- temazepam capsule 
Actavis Pharma, Inc.

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MEDGUIDE

MEDICATION GUIDE

Temazepam (tem az′ e pam) Capsules, USP CIV

 

What is the most important information I should know about temazepam capsules?

Call your healthcare provider right away if you find out that you have done any of the above activities after taking temazepam capsules.

What are temazepam capsules?

Do not take temazepam capsules if you:

Before you take temazepam capsules, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Taking temazepam capsules with certain other medicines can cause side effects or affect how well temazepam capsules or the other medicines work. Do not start or stop other medicines without talking to your healthcare provider.

Do not take temazepam capsules with other medicines that can make you sleepy unless your healthcare provider tells you to.

How should I take temazepam capsules?

What should I avoid while taking temazepam capsules?

 What are the possible side effects of temazepam capsules?
Temazepam capsules may cause serious side effects, including:

The most common side effects of temazepam capsules include:

You may still feel drowsy the next day after taking temazepam capsules. Do not drive or do other dangerous activities after taking temazepam capsules until you feel fully awake.

These are not all the possible side effects of temazepam capsules. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store temazepam capsules?

 

General information about the safe and effective use of temazepam capsules.
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use temazepam capsules for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give temazepam capsules to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them. You can ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for information about temazepam capsules that is written for healthcare professionals. For more information, call Actavis at 1-800-432-8534.

What are the ingredients in temazepam capsules?
Active Ingredient: temazepam, USP
Inactive Ingredients: corn starch, colloidal silicon dioxide, gelatin, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, and titanium dioxide. In addition, the 15 mg capsule also contains: D&C yellow #10, FD&C green #3, FD&C yellow #6 (Sunset Yellow). The imprinting ink, common for both strengths, contains: black iron oxide, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C blue#1 brilliant blue FCF aluminum lake, FD&C blue #2 indigo carmine aluminum lake, FD&C red #40 allura red AC aluminum lake, shellac and may contain propylene glycol.

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Manufactured by:
Actavis Elizabeth LLC
Elizabeth, NJ 07207 USA

Distributed by:
Actavis Pharma, Inc.
Parsippany, NJ 07054 USA

Revised - May 2017

Revised: 2/2019
Actavis Pharma, Inc.