Quazepam treats insomnia. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medication.
Quazepam is a prescription medication used to treat insomnia (trouble falling asleep). Quazepam belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines. These work by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain to allow sleep.
This medication comes in an oral (by mouth) tablet form and is usually taken at bedtime as needed.
Common side effects of quazepam include headache, dry mouth, and dyspepsia (indigestion).
Quazepam can also cause drowsiness and dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how quazepam affects you.
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Uses of Quazepam
Quazepam is a prescription medication used to treat insomnia, a condition characterized by difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, and/or early morning awakenings.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Quazepam Brand Names
Quazepam may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Quazepam Drug Class
Quazepam is part of the drug class:
Side Effects of Quazepam
Serious side effects have been reported with quazepam. See the "Quazepam Precautions" section.
Common side effects of quazepam include the following:
- tiredness the next day
- dry mouth
- feeling tired
- dyspepsia (indigestion) and/or upset stomach
This is not a complete list of quazepam side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.