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RESTORIL WITHDRAWAL / RESTORIL TAPER HELP 
GETTING OFF RESTORIL NATURALLY

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Restoril is one of the most commonly prescribed benzodiazepines in the United States and recommended for short term use only in the treatment of insomnia. Like any benzodiazepine, Restoril can cause dependency quickly, even within a few days of continuous use.  As the GABA receptors are modified from the Restoril, sleep interruptions can occur and daytime anxiety increases. [1] Do not stop Restoril cold-turkey, a slow Restoril taper is needed. 

Our nonprofit takes a multi-pronged approach to Restoril Withdrawal, incorporating a slow, gentle taper with the appropriate Restoril withdrawal timeline while assisting the GABA receptors in their recovery with a proven, holistic approach used for nearly two decades. Recovery is possible. Let us help you with our In-Home Witdrawal Program.*

SIGNS OF RESTORIL DEPENDENCY

One of initial signs of Restoril dependence is a growing tolerance to the drug, causing an interruption in sleep patterns often necessitating a dose increase.  Tolerance can occur rapidly, within every a few days to week of consistent use.  Restoril, like all hypnotics lose their ability to induce sleep quickly, but both physical and psychological dependency is common. [2]  Once Restoril Dependence occurs the GABA receptors are modified and there is healing that must take place to restore GABA to a natural state.*


WHAT IS RESTORIL WITHDRAWAL LIKE? 

Restoril, like all benzodiazepines, is highly addictive and carries the benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome. Restoril Withdrawal, even from small or therapeutic doses can cause extreme anxiety, profound insomnia, increased heart rate and blood pressure levels, sensory hypersensitivity, muscle weakness and extreme fear. [3] Point of Return protocol implements a holistic approach successful for the last 17 years. We have found that combining a gradual taper from Restoril with a holistic approach to healing and regaining sleep has provided the best chance of success to get off Restoril.*


RESTORIL Withdrawal Help - WEANING off Naturally 


A common fear is that sleep will be injured or never return by coming off Restoril, but the reality is that a successful withdrawal from Restoril can actually improve sleep, freshness and your quality of life. [4]  At Point of Return In-Home Taper Program we place emphasis on providing relief for Restoril withdrawal symptoms and use a proven holistic approach that helps to sooth the nervous system. We want to promote sleep and ease anxiety throughout the process a slow Restoril taper on the appropriate Restoril withdrawal timeline. Our nonprofit has been assisting people worldwide for over 17 years and are here to help you too.  Our approach provides you the highest opportunity for a successful Restoril Withdrawal process.* [5]

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RESTORIL WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE

  • aggression
  • anxiety
  • balance issues 
  • blurred vision
  • brain zaps
  • concentration impairment
  • constipation
  • crying spells
  • depersonalization
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • electric shock sensations
  • fatigue
  • flatulence
  • flu-like symptoms 
  • hallucinations
  • hostility  
  • highly emotional
  • indigestion
  • irritability
  • impaired speech 
  • insomnia 
  • jumpy nerves
  • lack of coordination
  • lethargy
  • migraine headaches / increased headaches
  • nausea
  • nervousness
  • over-reacting to situations
  • paranoia 
  • repetitive thoughts or songs  
  • sensory & sleep disturbances
  • severe internal restlessness (akathisia)
  • stomach cramps
  • tremors, tinnitus (ear ringing or buzzing)
  • tingling sensations
  • troubling thoughts 
  • visual hallucinations / illusions 
  • vivid dreams
  • speech or visual changes 
  • worsened depression
  • insomnia
  • abdominal and muscle cramps
  • convulsions
  • feeling of discomfort
  • inability to fall asleep or stay asleep
  • sweating
  • tremors
  • vomiting [6]

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RESTORIL WITHDRAWAL TIMELINE

Restoril is the brand name for Temazepam, a benzodiazepine prescribed for insomnia.  Restoril acts on GABA (gamma-Aminobutryric Acid) receptors and the downregulation of GABA is responsible for the widespread and devastating withdrawal symptoms. Restoril has a relatively short half life of 8 hours and while the metabolites can remain active up to 48 hours, most find that withdrawal symptoms begin within a few hours and worsen significantly within 24-48 hours.  Early symptoms can include extreme anxiety, nausea, insomnia, sweating, fatigue, muscle weakness and headaches.* [7]

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RESTORIL WITHDRAWAL SUCCESS STORIES

Suzy - Restoril Taper Success Stories

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The Point of Return Withdrawal Program works.  Every piece of advice was proven true. I am now sleeping GREAT! More...

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We will spend the rest of our days enjoying life and singing the praises of Point of Return to which we owe a debt of immense gratitude." More...

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I can't say enough about Point of Return and the people that helped me. I followed the program and with magnificent results. More... 

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RESTORIL WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS, SIDE EFFECTS AND ADVERSE REACTIONS ( link | pdf ) 
RESTORIL HISTORY AND INFO  ( link | pdf ) 
RESTORIL REFERENCES AND FDA INFO ( link | pdf )
RESTORIL WITHDRAWAL HELP (link)

    WHAT IS RESTORIL?

     

    Restoril is an intermediate acting benzodiazepine, approved for the short-term treatment of insomnia. Chronic use of Restoril can cause drug tolerance and this can develop rapidly, therefore Restoril is only recommended for short-term use (1-2 weeks). In use longer than 1-2 weeks, tolerance or dependency to Restoril can rapidly develop, causing the inability of Restoril to maintain sleep.  Some studies have shown tolerance to Restoril can occur in as little as one week, whereas other studies showed no issue of tolerance in 6 days.

    Restoril (Temazepam) is an intermediate acting benzodiazepine, approved for the short-term treatment of insomnia.  Temazepam was first synthesized in 1969 and by the 1980s became one of the most popular and widely prescribed hypnotics on the market.

    While Temazepam (Restoril) was shown in laboratory sleep studies to decrease the number of nightly awakenings but has the disadvantage of distorting the normal sleep pattern. In the UK the prescribing guidelines of hypnotics are restricted to 2-4 weeks due to concerns of tolerance and dependence.  In the United States Temazepam (Restoril) is approved as “no-go pills” to help special-duty personnel and aviators sleep for mission readiness.

    A current study is underway from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago to analyze the effects of pharmaceuticals on fish to determine the life-cycle exposure and alterations from Temazepam (Restoril) individually and then combined with anti-inflammatory drugs, antibiotics and a muscle relaxants since this combination is typically found in streams flowing into the Great Lakes.

    The main pharmacological action of Restoril is to increase the effect of the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid GABA. This causes sedation, motor impairment, ataxia, anxiolysis, an anticonvulsant effect, muscle relaxation, and a reinforcing effect. 

    As with all benzodizepines, Restoril produces addictive central nervous system effects when taken with other medications that depress the CNS, such as barbiturates, other benzodiazepines, sleeping pills, muscle relaxants, antihistamines, anesthetics and alcohol.

    Restoril had the highest rate of drug intoxication (including overdose), among benzodiazepines in cases with and without alcohol combined (1985 study).  A 1995 Australian study found that overdose with Temazepam (Restoril) was more likely to lead to coma than other benzodiazepines.*

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    RESTORIL SIDE EFFECTS AND ADVERSE REACTIONS 

     

    RESTORIL SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE: 

    Daytime drowsiness Amnesia or forgetfulness Muscle weakness, lack of balance or coordination, numbness, burning, pain, or tingly feeling, headache, blurred vision, depressed mood, feeling nervous, excited or irritable, nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort, dry mouth, increased thirst, confusion, feeling restless, low energy, feeling weak

    RESTORIL SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE: 

    Weak or shallow breathing, fast or pounding heartbeats, confusion, slurred speech, unusual thoughts or behavior, hallucinations, agitation, aggression, thoughts of suicide or hurting yourself, restless muscle movements in your eyes, tongue, jaw, or neck, pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness, fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, problems with urination, low fever, dark urine, nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, clay-colored stools, Jaundice or yellowing of the skin or eyes

    RESTORIL ADVERSE REACTIONS MAY INCLUDE: per PDR 

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), CNS depression, coadministration with other CNS depressants, pulmonary disease, respiratory depression, respiratory insufficiency, sleep apnea  

    Severe: neonatal abstinence syndrome, teratogenesis, angioedema, anaphylactoid reactions, neonatal respiratory depression  

    Moderate: euphoria, confusion, blurred vision, ataxia, palpitations, dyspnea, amnesia, nystagmus, hallucinations, tolerance, psychological dependence, physiological dependence, withdrawal, memory impairment, complex sleep-related behaviors, hypotension, respiratory depression  

    Mild: drowsiness, fatigue, dizziness, lethargy, anxiety, diarrhea, weakness, vertigo, nausea, tremor, vomiting, ocular irritation, hyperhidrosis, back pain, agitation, restlessness, somnambulism, nightmares, insomnia 

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    RESTORIL TECHNICAL DATA AND REFERENCES

     

    According to the FDA 

    Withdrawal symptoms. You may have withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking RESTORIL (Temazepam) suddenly. Withdrawal symptoms can be serious and include seizures shakiness, stomach and muscle cramps, vomiting and sweating. Mild withdrawal symptoms include a depressed mood and trouble sleeping. Talk to your healthcare provider about slowly stopping RESTORIL (Temazepam) to avoid withdrawal symptoms.

    Abnormal thoughts and behavior. Symptoms include more outgoing or aggressive behavior than normal, confusion, agitation, hallucinations, worsening of depression, and suicidal thoughts.

    Abuse and dependence. Taking RESTORIL (Temazepam) can cause physical and psychological dependence. Physical and psychological dependence is not the same as drug addiction. Your healthcare provider can tell you more about the differences between physical and psychological dependence and drug addiction.

    Severe allergic reactions. Symptoms include swelling of the tongue or throat, trouble breathing, and nausea and vomiting. Get emergency medical help right away if you have these symptoms after taking RESTORIL (Temazepam).

    Abuse and addiction are separate and distinct from physical dependence and tolerance. Abuse is characterized by misuse of the drug for non-medical purposes, often in combination with other psychoactive substances. Physical dependence is a state of adaptation that is manifested by a specific withdrawal syndrome that can be produced by abrupt cessation, rapid dose reduction, decreasing blood level of the drug and/or administration of an antagonist. Tolerance is a state of adaptation in which exposure to a drug induces changes that result in a diminution of one or more of the drug’s effects over time. Tolerance may occur to both the desired and undesired effects of drugs and may develop at different rates for different effects.

    DISCLAIMER:

    *While great care has been taken in organizing and presenting the material throughout this website, please note that it is provided for informational purposes only and should not be taken as Medical Advice. 

    *The statements/info on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The products and labels mentioned / sold are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. 

    *The program outlined in Point of Return is not meant to substitute your doctor, instead it is to be utilized with Your physician to help you with your drug withdrawal process and with his or her consent throughout. 

    *This program is not meant to cure or prevent any disease or illness. 

    *Because prescription medications can cause severe withdrawal reactions, do not stop taking any medication without first consulting your physician. The decision to taper any medication should be discussed with your doctor and done with their consent and support throughout the process. More..